Events Scotland: The Cannae Miss List, May 3-9

Yoga at Scapa Fest. Events Scotland. Pic credit:

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


Scapa Fest 

Ardkinglas Estate, Loch Fyne, May 3-5

Yoga and adventure festival with workshops, talks and performances. Email

More info here


Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

Various venues, Speyside, May 2-6

A varied programme of tastings, lectures, tours, wildlife walks and much more.

More info here


Girvan Traditional Folk Festival

Various venues, Girvan, May 3-5

This weekend community folk festival is run by Girvan Folk Club. It features a range of open sessions, workshops, concerts and children’s events.

More info here


Creetown Country Ceilidh Festival

Creetown, Dumfries and Galloway, May 3-5

A weekend of music, dancing and fun for all the family.

More info here


Shetland Folk Festival

Various venues, Shetland, May 2-5 

Local and invited musicians take part in the most northerly folk festival in the UK.

More info here


Dundead Horror Film Festival

DCA, Dundee, May 2 -5

A bank holiday weekend of cinematic thrills and scares.

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 May issue!

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