The Cannae Miss List: August 10 – 16

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.

Full programme here


Festival 2018

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.

More info here


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.

More info here


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!

Programme here


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!

Book here


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.

Website here



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

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