Our What’s On events Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
Princess Royal & Duke of Fife Memorial Park, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, September 7
Perhaps the most famous Highland Games and the only one to be given royal patronage.
Orkney International Science Festival
Various venues, Orkney, September 5-11
This year’s topics include tidal power, hydrogen for transport, human genetics and regenerating land.
Dog Lovers Show
SEC, Glasgow, September 7-8
A great family day out to enjoy performances and displays from the most talented dogs in the UK. There will be more than 40 breeds on show and more than 100 exhibitors providing everything your dog could ever wish for.
Holyrood park, Edinburgh, September 7-8
Celebrate Scottish Archaeology Month and visit a live dig the park. There’s a chance to chat with archaeologists involved in work across Scotland.
Flower & Food Festival
Camperdown Park, Dundee, September 6-8
A highlight of the foodie year and fun for all the family, with food and drink tastings, chef demonstrations, live music and competitions.
Festival Of Yarn
Dewars Centre, Perth, September 7-8
An event that brings together independent dyers, knitters, spinners, felters and weavers.
Black Isle Brewery, September 6-7
Beers and bands – what more could a person want?
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.
For more events around Scotland, pick up a copy of our September issue!