Events Scotland: The Cannae Miss List, October 3-10

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


International Comedy Festival

Various venues, Aberdeen, October 3-13

Top comics will be intent on targeting your funny bones – including comics such as Ben Elton, and Scottish favourites Daniel Sloss and Fern Brady.

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Stirling Castle BSL Tour

Stirling Castle, Stirling, October 5, 10.30am

Explore the castle with deaf tour guide, John Hay, whose sign-language tour will be translated into English by interpreter Linda Duncan.

More info here


An Audience With Elaine C Smith

Festival theatre, Edinburgh, October 4

A mix of sprkling stand-up, story-telling and a question and answer session.

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Coffee Festival

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, October 5

All things coffee, featuring workshops, tastings and demonstrations.

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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.

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The Nutcracker

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr, October 7-8

Russian National Ballet perform Tchaikovsky’s famous and much-loved ballet.

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Kyloe Film Club – The Goonies

Kyloe Restaurant & Grill, Edinburgh’s West End, October 5

This is a theatrical dining experience which walks guests through the film by highlighting key moments in the form of exciting dishes and drinks. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of prosecco, a bucket of popcorn and a Baby Ruth Bar followed by dishes such as the Truffle Shuffle arancini and One Eyed Willie’s cheesecake. Guests can also look forward to one of Kyloe’s perfectly cooked signature Scottish steaks with a side of pizza fries.

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 October issue!

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