Scotland Events highlights for the month of October include the Scottish Book Town festival, the Enchanted Forest, Cowalfest, and the Royal National Mod.
Scottish Book Town Festival
23rd Sept – 2nd October 2016, Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway.
Known as Scotland’s national book town, Wigtown hosts the festival with over 250,000 books. a great chance to meet some of the country’s renowned writers.
The Enchanted Forest
30th September – 30th October 2016, Pitlochry.
Choreographic creation of dramatic light and sound performances. A night time spectacular set in perthshire’s Big Tree Country.
7th – 16th Oct 2016, Cowal
Arts Festival and also the largest walking festival in Scotland. Cultural events, arts & walking to celebrate the natural world, mountains, lochs and woodland.
The Royal National Mod
14th – 22nd October 2016, Inverness.
Ceud Mile Failte (One Hundred Thousand Welcomes) from Paisley! The Royal National MOD, Scotland’s premier celebration of its Gaelic language. Relax with a ceilidh, concert, exhibition and a showcase of all things Gaelic.
Riverside Herbal Walk
26th Oct 2016, East Lothian.
Herbalist Jen Gold will lead a drop-in riverside walk, demonstrating the ancient wisdom and remedies practiced by some of the people who were persecuted as ‘Witches’ in 17th Century East Lothian.
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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.
Year after year the Hogmanay street party brings something new: Torchlight Procession, Carnival, Street Theatre and more.