Events Scotland: The Cannae Miss List, August 2-8

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.

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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.

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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.

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Holyrood Harvest

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.

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Foodies Festival 

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.

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Women’s EuroHockey Championships

National Hockey Centre, Glasgow, August 4-10

Top sports action involving Europe’s best international teams.

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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.

More info here



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!

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