The Cannae Miss List: March 31 – April 6

Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events in Scotland this weekend and in the coming week

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The Tomb

A new exhibition opens on Friday, March 31, at the National Museum of Scotland, telling the story of an ancient Egyptian tomb that was in use for over a century! Visitors can explore beautiful objects that have been excavated and learn about ancient Egyptian customs.

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Great Big History Weekend!

Catch the history bug across April 1 & 2 at Stirling Castle, with virtual tours, archaeological digs, colourful characters and interactive activities – including junior jousting and mock digs. Open 12 pm – 4 pm both days.

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Shinty Premiership

You need to experience a shinty match at least once, and there’s no better time than the present with The Marine Harvest Premiership well underway. Lochaber take on Kingussie at Lochaber‘s “Spean Bridge stadium”, so head down to watch this fast, physical contact sport.

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Grimy Edinburgh

Mercat Tours’ new daytime tour, Ghosts, Gore & Grime, is suitable for all the family and launches on Saturday, April 1. Find out what life was like for families during Edinburgh’s grimy past with stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on…

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Scotland’s Wedding

Exhibitors and exclusive designers from around the world present all a bride-to-be could wish for at Scotland’s Exclusive Wedding Event at Glasgow’s DoubleTree by Hilton. Across April 1 – 2 the event hosts a designer catwalk, free cocktail for every bride, and live make-up demos.

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Moments In Time

The Edinburgh International Science Fest, Europe’s biggest science festival, is back from Saturday, April 1! Exploring Scotland’s scientific past and future, the fortnight long fest has a host of fun and interactive activities – including the immersive exhibition, Moments In Time.

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Extreme Environments!

Youngsters can explore the harsh climates of the Arctic and Antarctic, and learn about Polar wildlife at Dynamic Earth from April 1. Meet The Expert days are on April 2 & 3, too, with scientists at the forefront of Polar research.

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