Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events in Scotland this weekend and in the coming week
Dazzle Jewellery 2018
Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, August 3 – 27
Some of the world’s best contemporary jewellers return for the 35th year of this internationally renowned exhibition, which runs alongside Liberty Art Fabrics and Fashion, on until January.
Glasgow, until August 12
The cultural side of the European Championships is in full swing this weekend, with events throughout Glasgow including Sonica Presents Portal – an audiovisual installation in the Clyde tunnel walkway.
James IV Goes To War
Stirling Castle, August 15
Vocal group Capella Nove perform music by Scottish renaissance composer Robert Carver, written to bless the King and court.
Fringe By The Sea
North Berwick, Aug 3 – 12
Scotland’s Freshest Festival has been extended to ten days to pack in a programme of music, comedy, literature, film, politics and other seaside shenanigans!
Shakespeare Summer School
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow, August 13 – 17
An intensive five-day course aimed at developing the acting movement and voice skills which are required when engaging with the Bard!
Pittenweem Arts Festival
Pittenweem, August 4 – 12
132 artists display their wares across nine galleries in this picturesque seaside town, with sculpture trails and bicycle-based street art.
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.