Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events in Scotland this weekend and in the coming week
Heb Film Fest!
The Hebridean Internationaf Film Festival is back fro its fourth year from Wednesday, September 13, in venues right across Lewis, Harris, Uist and Barra. Check online to find workshops, screenings, growers markets and more!
Scottish Gin Awards
Scottish gin has taken the world by storm, and the Scottish Gin Awards dinner, on Thursday, September 14, promises to be the biggest ever celebration of the new favourite tipple. Expect samples, celebrity hosts and musical entertainment.
On Saturday, September 9, head down to Beith Carves to witness six internationally-acclaimed chainsaw carvers produce beautiful wooden carvings in front of your eyes. On top of that, they’ll have craft and food stalls, a barbecue and ceilidh dancing!
Orkney Science Fest
The Orkney International Science Festival is on this weekend with the theme of the Sounds of the Sea. Explore ancient Norse navigation, tidal power in Ushant and much more with interactive exhibitions and workshops.
If you missed the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, then don’t fret – the Highland Military Tattoo is just beginning! Head up to Fort George, Inverness, on September 8 – 10, for performances, pipes and drums, fireworks and fly-pasts.
This is one of our favourite festivals of the year, and you can catch it in Stirling from Sept 8 to 10. We’ll be there on Friday to post live updates so come along and say ‘hi’, and check out this month’s mag to discover the best events of Bloody Scotland.