The Cannae Miss List: June 15 – 21

The pulling power of these strong men's in no doubt! Photo by Barry Robb

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


Beltane Festival

Peebles, June 18 – 21

A festival of local legend, history and tradition that marks the return of summer with the lighting of fires.

Website here


Bus & Coach Sunday

Dundee Museum of Transport, June 17

A special interactive exhibition of buses and coaches from around Scotland.

Website here


Highland Games

Hazlehead, Aberdeen, June 17

All the classec games’ events, including the Scottish Tug O’ War Championships!

Tickets and info here


Fish and Chips By Train!

Bo’ness & Kinneil railway, June 22

Enjoy a ride on a steam train with fish and chips – and an ale to wash it down with, too!

Website here


St Magnus Festival

Various venues, Orkney, June 22 – 27

Founded in 1977, this festival boasts a line-up of local and international artists.

More info here


Royal Highland Show

Ingliston, June 21 – 24

Agricultural show, food festival, and family fun day rolled into one, with motor, equine and craft programmes to boot.

Website here


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

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