The Cannae Miss List: September 21 – 27

Wigtown Book Festival

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


Wigtown Book Festival

Wigtown, September 22 – October 1

New and well-loved authors alike grace this book festival with soul, celebrating the town’s unique literary heritage.

Website here


Findhorn Bay Festival

Findhorn, September 26 – 30

A mix of theatre and performance, exhibitions and live music, fine art and photography, talks and tours!

Full programme


The Scottish Adventure Travel Film Festival

Poolewe, September 21 – 23

This film festival showcases the best in adventure travel films from  the 1930s to the present day.

Film showcase here


Bloody Scotland!

Stirling, September 21 – 13

Scotland’s crime writing festival is back with more gruesome events, as top authors divulge their secrets in talks, workshops and fun-filled events.

Event guide here


Biggar Science Festival

Biggar, September 21 – 24

Family festival with 30 events, including a screening of Before The Flood presented by Leonardo Di Caprio.

Website here


Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Inverness Ice Centre, Sept 23

An opportunity for all kinds of runners – from full marathon to Wee Nessie – and a Sports Expo and cafe for hingers-on!

Info here


Loud Poets – To Infinity And Beyond

Netherbow Theatre, Edinburgh, Sept 21

Loud Poets bring you their monthly showcase of the UK’s top spoken word talent – inclusive, funny and at times heart-wrenching poetry for the masses

Tickets here



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

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