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 2017….
Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival
26th May – 4th June 2017, Dumfries & Galloway
A host of events, including music, dance, literary and theatre, with local and international performers.
Taste of Grampian Food Festival
3rd June 2017, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire
Northeast celebration of Grampian’s food and drink, with the emphasis on local produce. Celebrity chefs, music, children’s entertainment, and arts & crafts guarantee a great day for the whole family.
Aberdeen Music Festival
5th – 9th June 2017, Various venues, Aberdeenshire
Music, speech and drama festival, featuring free creative drama, and fiddle workshops. For a good cause and run entirely by volunteers.
Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival
8th – 11th June 2017, Kirkcudbright
The harbour town of Kirkcudbright holds its annual jazz festival, featuring Dixieland and Swing Jazz, a Jazz Church Service and Brolly Parade.
Alliance Trust Cateran Yomp
10th – 11th June 2017, Blairgowrie, Perthshire
Raising money for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity with a 52 mile walk across stunning Perthshire scenery. Walkers of all abilities can take part in bronze (22 miles), silver (36.5 miles) or gold (52 miles) routes.
10th – 18th June 2017, Edinburgh
Join in the fun with concerts & exhibitions, live music events, comedy, theatre, tours, gala day and parade at the Leith Festival.
Cream O The Croft Weekend Festival
RETURNS 2018, Comrie Croft, Perthshire
An amazing festival weekend, with all that is best in Scottish mountain biking for you and yours to enjoy.
Martin Currie Rob Roy Challenge
CANCELLED (Returns 2018), Drymen, near Loch Lomond
This hike and bike challenge has raised over £2.5 million for charity. Based in Central Scotland, around the Trossachs and Loch Lomond, the route starts in Drymen and takes participants through Callendar, Killin and finishes in Kenmore.
The Big Hospice Hike
17th June 2017, Loch Lomond
Charity event. Grab your walking boots and prepare to take in the stunning sights of Loch Lomond with a 22 mile walk and climb challenge, (or climb only).
Edinburgh Night Ride
17th – 18th June 2017, Edinburgh
Cycle for charity, 50 miles one night, support the charity of your choice.
March For Men
18th June 2017, Pollockshaws Country Park, Glasgow
Take part in this charity walk for a good cause. Help Prostate Cancer UK, by walking a distance of: Short (2.5k) Medium (8k) or Long (16k).
Edinburgh International Film Festival
21st June – 2nd July 2017, Edinburgh
The best in British and world cinema is celebrated, showing some of the latest new movies at The Edinburgh International Film Festival. You have the chance to meet some of the artists involved.
Glasgow International Jazz Festival
21st – 25th, Glasgow
The Glasgow International Jazz Festival features traditional and mainstream jazz, blues and contemporary.
Royal Highland Show
22nd – 25th Jun 2017, Edinburgh
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
24th – 25th Jun 2017, Portsoy, Banff
Competitive racing and sailing on the opens seas.
EY Foundation Charity Bike Ride
30th Jun 2017, Loch Tay, Perthsire
Pedal for a worthy cause, 50 or 100 miles.
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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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