Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events in Scotland this weekend and in the coming week
World Whisky Day
Fireside, Edinburgh, May 19
Celebrate the water of life in this open air World Whisky Day Headquarters Party. Fun activities, talks, food and a multitude of whisky cocktails!
Glasgow Coffee Festival
Various venues, May 19 – 20
Roasters, bars and baristas host presentations and tastings to highlight the speciality coffee scene in Scotland.
A Play, A Pie And A Pint
Lemon Tree, Aberdee, May 22
Stuart Hepburn’s hilarious comedy Chic Murray: A Funny Place For A Window. On until Saturday, May 26.
Coll Bird Festival
May 18 – 20
Get to know the island’s amazing birdlife, with guided walks, presentations and activities.
Dundee Design Festival
Various venues, May 21 – 28
Exhibitions, talks, tours and workshops with a spectacular city-wide parade, the Dundee Design Daunder.
Arran Mountain Festival
Various venues on Arran, May 18 – 21
A chance for experienced and novice climbers and walkers to explore the island’s breath-taking scenery.
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.