Our What’s On Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
Ocean Film Festival World Tour
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, September 15
A brand-new collection of ocean-themed films, with fascinating marine life and intrepid adventures both above and below the ocean’s surface. Free prize giveaway of ocean related goodies at each screening too!
Prestonpans, September 15-16
Living history event marking the historic Battle of Prestonpans. A memorial parade, carrying regimental banners will commemorate the clans that fought in 1745, followed by an exciting reenactment of the battle.
East Lothian, September 14 – 21
Classical music festival featuring world-famous artists, orchestras and ensembles, with an opening concert by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
Skyrunning World Championships
Kinlochleven, September 13-15
Hill racing event with 27 medals in three categories – vertical, sky and ultra! World championships in each discipline at stake.
Lagavulin Jazz Festival
Islay, September 14-16
Enjoy a weekend of high-quality jazz with Scottish and international musicians playing in venues through the whisky isle.
Youth Film Festival
Across Glasgow, September 14-16
A festival designed, created and administered by 15 to 19-year-olds, as part of Scotland’s Year of Young People.
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.
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