Our What’s On Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
World Porridge Making Championships
Carrbridge, October 6
Competitors from across the world compete for the coveted Golden Spurtle trophy.
Dundee Rep, October 11
This award-winning one-woman comic play is claims it’s “sort of ” about Mary, Queen of Scots, but set in a London pub’s Historic Figure Comedy Night and promises a fast-paced, irreverent and darkly comic night
Drovers’ Tryst Walking Festival
Strathearn, October 6 – 14
A walking festival run by volunteers and built around a programme of guided walks in stunning Strathearn.
Edinburgh, October 6
Coffee-lovers, head to the Corn Exchange for workshops tastings, demonstrations and stalls of every kind of coffee you can think of.
Cowal, October 5 – 12
Scotland’s largest walking festival on this scenic peninsula in Argyll – with arts festival and social events, too!
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.
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