Our What’s On events Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
No.1 magazine’s Gin Tasting Night
The Principal Edinburgh, 19-21 George St, Edinburgh, July 25
We have teamed up with Scottish brand Darnley’s Gin and luxury tonic brand, Franklin & Sons to bring you an amazing evening of gin tasting in the stunning surroundings of The Principal Edinburgh George Street. Guests will get the chance to sample Darnley’s three iconic gins, each paired with a specially selected mixer from Franklin & Sons. As well as enjoying the delicious tipples, Darnley’s expert will be on hand to turn you into a connoisseur.
Music At Paxton
Paxton House, Berwick-on-Tweed, July 19-28
Appearing this year, amongst others, are Paul Lewis and the Maxwell String Quartet. For tickets, phone 0131 473 2000.
80s Rewind Festival
Scone Palace, July 19-21
Wallow in nostalgia courtesy of Bryan Ferry, Lulu, Paul Young and many more.
Outdoor Theatre At Culzean Castle
Culzean near Maybole, Culzean Castle, July 21
An adaptation of David Walliams’ best-seller Gangster Granny by Heartbreak Productions.
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh, July 25
Five actors present “the Scottish play” against the castle’s dramatic backdrop with the sun setting behind you. Suitable for all the family.
A Night In Nashville
Arts Centre, Aberdeen, July 20, 2pm and 7.30pm
Sarah Jayne performs as Dolly Parton, with the show featuring hits from all the country music greats.
Resonate Total Gaming
SEC, Glasgow, July 20-21
With a programme to satisfy all ages, this is the ultimate gaming experience. The three-day festival features a professional eSports tournament, a junior gamer zone, a play hall and a retail zone.
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!