The Cannae Miss List: August 3 – 9

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


Belladrum Festival
Beuly, August 2 – 4

Family-friendly event that includes more than 90 acts across five stages – including Paloma Faith, Amy MacDonald and The Charlatans.

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Puffins, Penguins and Polar Bears

Discovery Point, Dundee, August 5

This family day is themed around Arctic and Antarctic animals. Expect themed storytelling, puppet shows, and 20 huskies to pet and play with!

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Foodies Festival 

Inverleith Park, August 3 – 5

The UK’s biggest food festival returns. The event sees the launch of a new Musicians Against Homelessness music initiative, too.

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Military Tattoo

Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, August 3 – 25

Believe it or not the Military Tattoo has started already! The capital’s annual military extravaganza is an incredible spectacle.

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The Celts Are Coming!

Scottish Crannog Centre, Loch Tay, August 4-5

More than 60 fun-filled activities for all the family, including a puppet theatre, fashion show and strawberry tea.

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Pittenweem Arts Festival

Pittenweem, August 4 – 12

Celebrate art in its many forms, with more than 100 artists exhibiting in various venues.

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Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.

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