Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events in Scotland this weekend and in the coming week
Mull Music Festival
Tobermory and Dervaig, April 20 – 23
A two-day feast of traditional and Gaelic music. Expect ceilidh bands, acoustic sets and some special guests!
D&G Science Festival
Dumfries, April 21
Workshops, stalls, demonstrations and interactive displays make this event a great family fun day.
Balmoral Castle grounds, April 21 – 22
Choice of 10k, 5k, 1.5k, 15-mile or 3-mile runs set in the stunning grounds of Balmoral Castle. More than 5000 runners are expected to take part so head along to cheer them round the tracks!
Festival of Visual Art
Glasgow venues, April 20 – May 7
This two-yearly festival is Scotland’s largest for contemporary art. It hosts more than 30 events of contemporary art commissioned from artists around the globe.
A Play, A Pie and A Pint
The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, April 24 – 28
Enjoy Val McDermid’s story of a nine-year-old girl from Yorkshire who falls in love with Scotland and wants to liberate from England.
Caledonian Fiddle Orchestra
Royal Concert Hall, April 21
Celtic, folk and traditional music, including reels, jigs, strathspeys, waltzes, polkas and two-steps to have you jigging in the aisles!
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.