Events Scotland: The Cannae Miss List, August 9-15

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


Silk Painting

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow, August 11

Create your own vivid design, using some of the museum’s fabulous objects for inspiration. Free, but do book in advance.

More info here


The Friends of Camperdown Wildlife Centre Summer Open Day

Dundee, August 11

A fun time to meet some furry friends.

More info here


Perth Medieval Fayre

High Street, Perth, August 10

Annual medieval fayre with re-enactments and more. Email:

More info here


Aly bain and Phil Cunningham

Concert Hall, Perth, August 9

This duo are still going strong after more than 30 years in the business.

More info here


Dornoch Festival 

Dornoch, August 4-10

A packed programme of family activities including a sandcastle competition, children’s fancy dress, children’s sports, films and a teddy bear’s picnic! Email:

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Old Pulteney Whisky Pairing Night Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies The City, Glasgow, August 11

The four-course, specially curated menu is being designed by Two Fat Ladies’ Head Chef William Cummings to encompass Scotland’s freshest seafood, tempting visitors with whisky-cured salmon, mussels, halibut and more. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite, for £35.

More info here


FOX-TOT! at Edinburgh Fringe

Edinburgh Academy, Edinburgh, August 2-16

Fox-tot!, a new opera for children aged 12 to 24 months, has its world premiere at Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It then goes to Royal & Derngate, Northampton, from 27 August to 1 September, and tours around Scotland in Spring 2020.

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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