The Cannae Miss List: May 18 – 24

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!

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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.

Book here


Coll Bird Festival

May 18 – 20

Get to know the island’s amazing birdlife, with guided walks, presentations and activities.

website here


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.

website here



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

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