The Cannae Miss List: August 24 – 30

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


Great Scottish Swim

Balloch, August 25

An expected 2000 participants will make this event the biggest open water sim in Scotland! Artisan craft market, live music, entertainment and street food for spectators.

More info here


Sax Appeal 2018

St Andrew’s and St George’s West Chruch, August 25

Enjoy a relaxing house away from the Fringe and Festival frenzy with a programme of light jazz, classics, ragtime and easy-listening music.

Tickets here


The Art Of Glass

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, August 26

Browse the fascinating glass exhibits in the collection, then enjoy a creative etching and glass-painting workshop. Booking advisable!

Book here


Blair Castle Horse Trials

Blair Castle, near Blair Atholl, August 23 – 26

Dressage, cross-country and show jumping, plus a traditional country fair with stands, stalls and refreshments.

More info here


Beyond Borders Scotland

Innerleithen, August 25 – 26

A weekend of debate at Traquir House covering the most pressing issues of our time through literature, arts, film, politics and dialogue.

Programme here


Glamis Prom

Glamis Castle, August 25

Picnic on the castle lawn, entertained by singing sensations Kerry Ellis, Tom Urie and Norman Bowman.

Tickets here


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

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