Ten Things You Cannae Miss… July 22 – 28
Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events in Scotland this weekend and in the coming week
Back to the 80s
Rewind is back at Scone Palace from Friday, July 22, until Sunday, July 24, for a weekend of retro tunes from the biggest acts of the decade. There are still tickets here for Sunday’s events and weekend camping!
The Lochearnhead, Strathyre and Balquhidder Games take place on Saturday, July 23, with traditional games, trade stalls, onsite grub and entertainment from the Badenoch & Strathspey Pipe Band.
Bring It On!
Based on the film of the same name starring Kirsten Dunst, the Tony Award-nominated musical comes to Edinburgh on Friday, July 22, and Saturday, July 23 – complete with the infamous movie cheers!
Rhythm of the Dance
Celebrate the rich history and art of Irish dancing through the decades at Eden Court, Inverness, on July 27, with world champion dancers, a traditional Irish band, and the Young Irish Tenors.
Head to the East Fortune Airfield on Saturday, July 22, for a day of incredible aerial displays at the National Museum of Flight’s Airshow! The RAF Red Arrows display team will take to the skies, alongside aircraft old and new.
The HM Frigate Unicorn in Dundee is hosting a Pirate Fun Day on Saturday, July 23 for kids big and small. Activities include competitions, art projects – and walk the plank, apparently!
Music & Ale Fest
This fest at Glen Clova has weekend camping, barbeques and a spit-roast pig on the Sunday to tempt your tastebuds, alongside the selection of craft ales, ciders and great bands. On Friday, July 22, until Sunday July 24. Tickets here.
The Palestine Youth Orchestra are coming to Perth’s Concert Hall (July 25) and Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall (July 26) on their first UK tour, hoping to spread a message of inspiration and humanity.
Shakespeare At The Castle
Bring a picnic and enjoy this open air performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Wednesday, July 27, and Thursday, July 28, set against the spectacular backdrop of Stirling Castle.
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues
The Jazz & Blues Festival comes to a close on Sunday, July 24, so head down to the Speigletent while you can for the best local and international bands live in the St Andrews Square gardens.