Our What’s On Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
O2 Academy, April 27
One-day punk festival, featuring bands such as The Exploired, Slaughter & The Dogs, Macc Lads ad Angelic Upstarts
Dippy Nature discovery Day
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, April 28
Discover and record local wildlife.
Whins of Milton, Stirling, May 3-4
Stirling’s new independent music festival, featuring Stevie McCrorie, Pete Macleod, and top tribute acts.
Highlands and Isands Dance Festival
Various venues, Oban, May 3-5
More than 1,100 participants in 125 classes over 11 disciplines.
Rozelle Park, Ayr, May 4
A programme of events based around the works of Rabbie Burns, including live music and a Burns wine bar and beer garden.
Scottish Six Day Trials
Various venues, May 6-11
Motorcycle riders from around the world will compete over six consecutive days along on-road and off-road routes around Lochaber, with some as long as 160km (100 miles) Each daily route is designed to challenge the ability, experience, stamina and strength of each rider as well as testing the calibre of their bikes.
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.
For more events around Scotland, pick up a copy of our April issue!