Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events in Scotland this weekend and in the coming week
Paisley Food & Drink Festival
County Square Paisley, April 27-28
A four-day festival celebrating the best that Scotland’s larder has to offer.
Etape Loch Ness
Inverness, April 29
This 106k (66 miles) cycle challenge takes in the best views of our iconic loch, starting and finishing at Inverness.
Byre Theatre, St Andrews, April 30 – May 1
The Dance Society of the University of St Andrews returns with their annual display show, featuring 11 styles of dance – from ballet to hip hop!
Contemporary Clown Festival
Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh, April 28 May 5
Witness the best in theatre clown performance brought to you by CloWnStePPinG, build and nourish Scotland’s growing community of clown artists.
Inverness Science Festival
Various venues, April 27 – May 12
Take part in this celebration of science and technology with free events, which take place all across the city for all the family.
A Quest For Healing
Surgeon’s Hall, Edinburgh, April 27 onwards
This unique collaboration between claimed Chinese artist Zhang Yanzi and the Surgeon’s Hall Museums, investigating themes of healing, energy and human existence.
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.