Scotland events highlights for June include the Edinburgh International Film Festival, the Glasgow International Jazz Festival, and of course, the fabulous Leith Festival.
Possible cancellations or postponements. Please check with the venue/event organiser for updates.
Scotland Events June 2021….
Islay Festival of Music and Malt
26th May – 7th June 2021, Islay
Traditional music, ceilidhs, Gaelic lessons, golf, bowling and whisky tasting.
Edinburgh International Children’s Festival
25th May – 6th June 2021, 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.
West End Festival
Community cultural event, with music, local history events, exhibitions, theatre and dance performances, talks, guided walks, workshops and film screenings.
Strictly Come Dancing: The Professionals
3rd June 2021, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
Rescheduled from June 2020.
CANCELLED, Cairndow, Argyll
A weekend of escapism, accompanied by the best beer, food and music from Scotland and beyond, at the Fyne Ales brewery estate.
Taste of Grampian Food & Drink Festival
CANCELLED, 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.
West Fife Agricultural Show
CANCELLED, Hilton Farm, Kelty, Fife
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.
A free, volunteer-run annual event featuring live music, kids’ activities, a dog show, sports, performers, Edinburgh largest outdoor market and loads more.
Edinburgh Whisky Festival
TBC, Assembly Rooms.
Sample the best home-grown whiskies from Scotland, and all corners of the globe. The Whisky Festival attracts distillers from as far afield as Taiwan, India, Japan and the USA.
CANCELLED, Raehills Meadows, near Moffat
Energetic, vibrant and independent boutique festival, showcasing fresh music, electrifying performances, plus attractions to keep the kids amused.
Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Art
11th – 27th June 2021, Glasgow
Exhibitions, seminars, talks and events in this festival showing the best of contemporary visual arts and artists.
Royal Highland Show
14th – 20th June 2021, (Online)
Four day event with over 4,000 livestock on show. Demonstrations in cookery, crafts and fashion, and over 1000 stands selling anything and everything.
Three Peaks Challenge
18th – 20th June 2021, Fort William
Ben Nevis Trek
18th – 20th June, 2021
Enjoy stunning views as you conquer the highest mountain in the UK.
Festival of Wine
Glasgow’s very own Wine Festival is brought to you by Tom Cannavan, award-winning wine writer, broadcaster, and proud citizen of the city.
Walk in memory of a friend or loved one, as a way of keeping fit or simply to do something a little different on a Saturday night.
Join in the fun with concerts & exhibitions, live music events, comedy, theatre, tours, gala day and parade at the Leith Festival.
Glasgow International Jazz Festival
18th – 20th June 2021, Glasgow
The Glasgow International Jazz Festival features traditional and mainstream jazz, blues and contemporary.
Edinburgh International Film Festival
23rd June – 4th July 2021, 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.
Scottish Traditional Boat Festival
26th – 27th June 2021, 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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