Scotland events highlights for the month of September include the Braemar Gathering, the Pitlochry Highland Games, and the Scottish Book Town Festival.
Scotland Events September 2017….
Spirit of Speyside
1st – 2nd Sept 2017, Elgin
‘Distilled’ brings the finest whisky and gin distillers, brewers and artisan producers in one region, under one roof. You can also enjoy street food and live music.
Dundee Flower And Food Festival
1st – 3rd Sept 2017, Dundee
Say hello to Autumn with fabulous displays of floral art with the Flower and Food Festival. Nurseries and garden centres will be there, and a craft fair.
Largs Viking Festival
2nd – 10th September 2017, Largs
A great family event celebrating the Viking heritage in Largs, notably the Battle of Largs of 1263, which was the scene of the last Viking invasion in the UK.
Scottish Ship Show
2nd September 2017, Greenock
Exhibitors and traders, including scale model manufacturers. Also in attendance will be the Paddle Steam Preservation Society, promoting the Paddle Steamer Waverley.
The Braemar Gathering
2nd Sept 2017, Braemar
Possibly the most popular of all the Highland Games in the world, and the only one which guarantees the presence of a member of the royal family. Track events and displays, pipers and dancers.
Perthshire Open Studios
2nd – 10th Sept 2017, Perthshire
This annual 9 day event, now in its 8th year, involves 240 artists and craft makers across Perthshire and Kinross-Shire opening up their work spaces: studios, garages, kitchens, etc., to the public.
Pitlochry Highland Games
9th September, 2017, Pitlochry
Everthing you would expect at a Highland games event. Highland dancing, pipers, track and field events, grand pipe band contest for grades 1 to 4 and novice juvenile, and a grand finale of massed pipe bands.
Pedal For Scotland
10th Sept 2017, Various
Pedal for Scotland and help a worthwhile charity. Choose from cycling events of 5 miles to 110 miles, to suit your level of stamina. Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen.
Scottish Book Town Festival
22nd Sept – 1st October 2017, 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.
Walk Together To Help Stop Bowel Cancer
23rd September 2017, Edinburgh
Charity event: We walk the magnificent circular route from Holyrood Park, a 640 acre Royal Park, to the top of Arthur’s Seat, one of the highest peaks in Edinburgh.
Baxters Loch Ness Marathon
24th Sept 2017, Fort Augustus to Inverness
10K and 5K runs in one of the leading marathons in the UK, amidst breathtaking scenery. Along the shores of Loch Ness and finish in Inverness Queens Park stadium.
The Enchanted Forest
28th September – 29th October 2017, Pitlochry
Choreographic creation of dramatic light and sound performances. A night time spectacular set in perthshire’s Big Tree Country.
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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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