The Cannae Miss List: October 26 – Nov 1

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


Opera Highlights

Byre Theatre, St Andrews, October 27

Last chance to discover the passion and power of opera with the talented cast and crew of Scottish Opera’s Opera Highlights tour!

Tickets here


Scottish Alternative Music Awards

St Luke’s, Glasgow, October 25

A celebration of underground Scottish music, with seven awards and live performances.

Website here


Spirits of Scone

Scone Palace, October 25 – 31

Seven nights of terrifying frights! Discover some of Perthshire’s scariest folk tales on this night-time tour of the Palace grounds.

Website here


Sound Festival

Aberdeen, October 24 – Nov 3

A chance to explore new music in a broad range of genres from jazz to electroacoustic. Innovative events and performances throughout the day and across the city.

Full line-up here


Accordion and Fiddle Fest

Salutation Hotel, Perth, October 27

Fiercely contested competitions and performances from some of Scotland’s top musicians, with opening ceilidh and grand finale.

Website here


Embroidered Stories

National Museum, Edinburgh,  26 Oct 2018

This free exhibition showcases an extraordinary collection of Scottish needlework from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Website here


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

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