Our What’s On events Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
Bowhouse Market Weekend
Bowhouse Farm, St Monans, Anstruther, Fife
The October market weekend at Bowhouse is an opportunity to enjoy the finest, local artisan produce of the area. There will be over 30 of the finest producers hosting stands over the weekend. This month will focus on orchards and the fruits that can be found in gardens with apple pressing and Scottish fruit tasting. Visitors to the market area can pick up a huge selection of cheese, bread, meat, fish, fruit and vegetables from a curated selection of Scotland’s very best.
Scotland’s Boat Show
inverkip, Inverclyde, October 11-13
The largest boat show in Scotland and the second-largest in the UK which attracts more than 15,000 visitors every yer.
The Royal National Mod
Macrobert Centre, Stirling, October 12-13
Scotland’s premier celebration of its Gaelic language, featuring ceilidhs concerts and exhibitions.
Various venues, Edinburgh, October 14-20
A fantastic line-up that includes an enchanted cocktail forest, pop-up bars, roof-top cocktail domes and an expanded cocktail village.
Pillage In The Village
Slanj Bar, Tarbet, October 18
Music festival on the banks of Loch Lomond featuring a range of genres including folk, blues and jazz.
Dundee Science Festival
Various venues, Dundee, October 5-20
A range of exciting and stimulating events, talks, shows and hands-on exhibits demonstrating the wonderful world of science.
London African Gospel Choir, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, October 18
The choir will perform Paul Simon’ immortal album Graceland, which was released 30 years ago.
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.
For more events around Scotland, pick up a copy of our October issue!