Events Scotland: The Cannae Miss List, July 6-12

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


Shetland Nature Festival

Shetland, various venues, July 6-14

Sit with puffins, watch killer whales or see otters close up. Whatever you want, this festival has it for you.

More info here


The Kelburn Garden Party

Fairlie Ayrshire, Kelburn Country Park, July 5-8

Music and arts festival in the beautiful grounds of Kelburn Castle, including poetry, live theatre and cabaret.

More info here


Stonehaven Folk Festival

Stonehaven, July 12-14

A full programme of workshops and sessions, plus the annual World Paper and Comb Championships. Email

More info here


National Festival Of Youth Theatre

Ayr, Giaety Theatre, July 5-8

This lively event attracts around 250 participants aged 14 and over, representing up to 15 youth theatres from across Scotland and overseas.

More info here


Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Dirleton, July 8-14

The Renaissance Club hosts this event, which is one of the most keenly-contested on the European golf tour. It attracts some of the best players in the world.


Corrieyairack Challenge 

Drumlanrig Castle, Hornhill, July 6

Charity event raising funds for Speyside Trust, where you can walk/cycle or run/cycle the tough 85km )52-mile) route. The challenge starts at Fort Augustus before taking in Laggan and Newtonmore, ending – via Feshiebridge – at the Badaguish centre outside Aviemore.

More info here


Summer At The Eden

Eden Court, Inverness, July 6-7

Art, craft and summer fair with a display of arts, crafts and food from across Scotland.

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 July issue!

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