Our What’s On events Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
Fringe by the Sea
North Berwick, August 2-11
The town’s harbour is the hub for this line-up of 140 shows that range from music, film and literature to children’s events.
Highland Field Sports Fair
Moy, August 2-3
A great day out for all the family with competitions that include fly-casting, gun dog handling, clay pigeon shooting and terrier races.
Lochgilphead Celtic And Pictish Festival
Lochgilphead, August 3
An interactive family day designed to celebrate and learn about our rich Celtic and Pictish heritage in Scotland.
Holyrood Park, August 7
Forage for wild foods and learn about the ancient Celtic festival of Lughnasadh, a celebration of the harvest. Booking essential. Phone 0131 652 815.
Inverleith Park, Edinburgh, August 2-4
The UK”s biggest food festival presents a mouth-watering collection of live music. workshops, masterclasses and top chefs.
Women’s EuroHockey Championships
National Hockey Centre, Glasgow, August 4-10
Top sports action involving Europe’s best international teams.
Ayrshire Real Ale Festival
Troon Concert Hall, August 3
A showcase of more than 150 real ales plus a selection of ciders and perry from around the country.
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.
For more events around Scotland, pick up a copy of our August issue!