Our What’s On events Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
Various venues, Fife, Forth Valley and Lomond, Lanarkshire, Moray, Orkney, August 31 – September 15
This brand new festival brings together over a hundred events across five diverse regions of Scotland: from the rolling hills of Lanarkshire, the golden beaches of Fife and the mountains of Moray, to the woodlands and lochs of the Forth Valley and Loch Lomond and the diverse islands of Orkney.
Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight
Various venues, August 31-September 15
More than 200 events around the country promoting local produce.
King’s Theatre, Glasgow, August 30-31
A famous musical bursting with well-known songs like Greased Lightning and Summer Nights.
Tivoli Theatre, August 30
Magic showcase from the North East’s best magicians, hosted by Aberdeen Lifeboat in association with the Aberdeen Magical Society.
The Beast Race
Aldourie Castle Grounds, Inverness, August 31
Dirt tracks, rough terrain and 20 obstacles over a 10km (6 mile) course.
Old Town Jail, Stirling, 9pm-3am, August 31
Afraid of the dark? You soon will be! Join Ghostseekers Scotland for a spooky tour. From £35 per ticket.
Creative Textiles Workshop
Artisian Stitch, London Road, August 30
Mixed-media workshop using paper and other non-textile materials.
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.
For more events around Scotland, pick up a copy of our September issue!