Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events in Scotland this weekend and in the coming week
Whisky & Gin Fest
Discover the true spirit of Scotland in Inverness on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23 at their Whisky & Gin Festival! It’s across various venues, but the main event is at Bogbain Farm with exhibitors and samples!
The Glasgow Caledonian Fiddle Orchestra present their biggest night of the year at City Halls on Saturday, April 22. They’ll be joined by players from all over Scotland – including Young Trad Finalist Ryan Young.
Scottish Grand National
The greatest annual day of jumps racing in Scotland returns on April 22! The Scottish Grand National is at Ayr Racecourse with eight quality races and live entertainment.
Etape Loch Ness
Keen cyclists will be tearing round Loch Ness on their 106 km race on Sunday, April 23. Spectators are actively encouraged, so click here to find out where and when the cyclists will be passing!
Dundee’s dedicated horror film festival, Dundead, returns to the DCA for its seventh year from Thursday, April 27. Expect gloriously gruesome previews and new titles, along with a bumper Stephen King retrospective.
It’s your last chance to explore the world of primates at National Museum of Scotland, as Monkey Business closes on Sunday, April 23. Expect interactives, film, models and photography.
Tradition goes live in Edinburgh from Wednesday, April 26, with an annual showcase of arts and culture. Tours, ceilidhs, talks and workshops are on until May 7. Click here for the programme.