The Cannae Miss List: October 19 – 25

Our What’s On Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week


Design A Dinosaur

Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh. Oct 13 – 29

One of big and little kinds alike! Dynamic Earth is bringing dinosaurs into the digital age, allowing users to create their own dinosaur and see it brought to life before their eyes.

Website here


Biggar Little Festival

Throughout Biggar, October 18-28

A multi-faceted festival celebrating the arts, with events ranging from belly-dancing to jazz, and from author talks with the likes of Val McDermid to craft workshops.

Full programme here


The Dramathon

Dufftown, October 20

Full and half marathons, 10k and relay – plus the chance to sample a well-deserved malt at the end of the race!

Entry info here


Opera Highlights

Theatre Royal, Dumfries, October 23

Scottish Opera’s musical mix of operatic treasures – perfect for any opera lover or beginner. Backstage blog here from the cast and crew.

More info here


BBC Good Food Show Scotland

SECC, October 19-21

A fantastic day out for all the family, with tasting, sampling and shopping! Celebrity chefs in the demonstration area include Paul Hollywood.

Special offer tickets here


Braemar Creative Arts Festival

Braemar, October 24

Try your hand at a new skill and head along for workshops in everything from music, dance and drama to crafts and cooking.

Programme here


Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.

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