Scotland events highlights for June include the Edinburgh International Film Festival, the Glasgow International Jazz Festival, and of course, the fabulous Leith Festival.
Scotland Events June 2023….
Loch Ness Festival
26th May – 4th June 2023, Glasgow
Runners will like this.
Islay Festival of Music and Malt
Traditional music, ceilidhs, Gaelic lessons, golf, bowling and whisky tasting.
Edinburgh International Children’s Festival
27th May – 4th June 2023, Edinburgh
With an emphasis on striking visual productions, the international programme continuously goes beyond expectations of children’s work, inspiring and delighting both the young and young-at-heart.
1st – 4th June 2023, Cairndow, Argyll
A weekend of escapism, accompanied by the best beer, food and music from Scotland and beyond, at the Fyne Ales brewery estate.
School’s Ben Nevis Challenge
3rd June 2023, Ben Nevis Fort William
Bank holiday weekend of music, Glasgow.
West Fife Agricultural Show
3rd June 2023, Easter Bucklyvie Farm, Crossgates, KY4 8ET
The show aims to provide a great day out for all the family as well as helping to educate everyone about agriculture and rural living.
Taste of Grampian Food & Drink Festival
3rd June 2023, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire
Northeast celebration of Grampian’s food and drink, with emphasis on local produce. Celebrity chefs, music, children’s entertainment, and arts & crafts guarantee a great day for the whole family.
3rd – 4th June 2023, Glasgow
Bank holiday weekend of music, Glasgow.
Alliance Trust Cateran Yomp
3rd – 4th June 2023, Blairgowrie
Raising money for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity with a 54 mile walk in the foothills of the Cairngorm Mountains. Walkers of all abilities can take part in bronze (22 miles), silver (36.5 miles) or gold (54 miles) routes.
Edinburgh, Holyrood Park, 10K
4th June 2023, Holyrood Park, Queens Drive, Edinburgh, EH8 8HG
For adults, young adults and children.
4th June 2023
Raise vital funds to care for & support patients and their loved ones across Lanarkshire.
8th – 11th June 2023, Raehills Meadows, near Moffat
Energetic, vibrant and independent boutique festival, showcasing fresh music, electrifying performances, plus attractions to keep the kids amused.
Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival
8th – 11th June 2023, Kirkcudbright
The harbour town of Kirkcudbright holds its annual jazz festival, featuring Dixieland and Swing Jazz, a Jazz Church Service and Brolly Parade.
10th – 18th June 2023, Edinburgh
Join in the fun with concerts & exhibitions, live music events, comedy, theatre, tours, gala day and parade at the Leith Festival.
Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Art
Returns 2024, Glasgow
Exhibitions, seminars, talks and events in this festival showing the best of contemporary visual arts and artists.
The Dog Lover Show
10th – 11th June 2023, P&J Live, Aberdeen
Brilliant performances and displays from some of the most talented dogs in the UK.
Edinburgh Pretty Muddy Kids 10K
11th June 2023, The Meadows, Melville Drive, Edinburgh, EH9 1ND
Raise money for cancer and have a fun day running through the mud pit and taking on the obstacles.
Glasgow International Jazz Festival
14th – 18th June 2023, Glasgow
The Glasgow International Jazz Festival features traditional and mainstream jazz, blues and contemporary.
17th June 2023, Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility
Start and finish at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility.
Men’s 10K Run
18th June 2023, Glasgow
An event just for the men. Starting at the Riverside Transport Museum, the route heads east along the River Clyde.
Royal Highland Show
22nd – 25th June, 2023
Four day event with over 4,000 livestock on show. Demonstrations in cookery, crafts and fashion, and over 1000 stands selling anything and everything.
Scottish Traditional Boat Festival
30th June – 2nd July 2023, Portsoy, Banff
Competitive racing and sailing on the opens seas.
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MAJOR EVENTS IN SCOTLAND ….
Edinburgh Military Tattoo: You’ll have to book your Edinburgh Military Tattoo tickets early if you want to see this magnificent spectacle, and internationally acclaimed event, set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival: One of the world’s largest arts events, the Festival stages more than 2,000 shows in hundreds of theatres, and a lot more.
Edinburgh Hogmanay: Year after year the Hogmanay street party brings something new: Torchlight Procession, Carnival, Street Theatre and more.
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