Scotland events highlights for the month of September include the Braemar Gathering, the Dundee Flower and Food Festival, and the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run.
Scotland Events September 2019….
Largs Viking Festival
31st August – 8th September 2019, 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.
Walk Together To Help Stop Bowel Cancer
1st September 2019, Edinburgh
Charity event: We walk through the heart of the city and journey through Edinburgh’s hidden asset, The Water of Leith. Discover the wonderful gems in Scotland’s capital.
Spirit of Speyside
6th – 7th September 2019, 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
6th – 8th September 2019, 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.
The Braemar Gathering
7th September 2019, 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.
East Dumbartonshire Memory Walk
TBC, Mugdock Country Park
2km walk for a gentle stroll around the beautiful park which is suitable for Memory Walkers of all ages including pushchairs and wheelchairs. The longer 5km walk will take you further into the park.
The Dog Lover Show
7th – 8th September 2019, SEC, Glasgow
Brilliant performances and displays from some of the most talented dogs in the UK.
Perthshire Open Studios
7th – 15th September 2019, 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.
Pedal For Scotland
8th September 2019, Glasgow to Edinburgh.
Pedal for Scotland and help a worthwhile charity. Choose from cycling events to suit your level of stamina.
Nairn Book & Arts Festival
10th – 15th September 2019, Nairn
Look out for our roving poet, who will pop up in unexpected places, alongside a raft of brilliant authors, exceptional musicians and a host of events to keep you entertained.
Stranraer Oyster Festival
13th – 15th September, Stranraer
Top chefs, inspiring speakers, amazing entertainers and some of the world’s leading oyster experts come together for the Stranraer Oyster Festival, a seafood celebration on the shores of Loch Ryan.
Pitlochry Highland Games
14th September 2019, 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.
Ayrshire Memory Walk
TBC, Dumfries House, Cumnock.
A gentle 5km stroll around the beautiful Dumfries House Estate which is suitable for Memory Walkers of all ages including pushchairs and wheelchairs. Enjoy the walled gardens, amazing bridges and traditional maze!
Newmilns Food Festival
21st September 2019, Jamieson Park, Newmilns
Showcasing all the best Irvine Valley, Ayrshire and Scotland has to offer in food and drink. Live demonstration area, food court, outdoor vendors area and a licensed bar.
Newmilns Arts & Crafts Festival
22nd September 2019, Jamieson Park, Newmilns
Over 80 stalls of arts & crafts vendors and community groups, a demonstration area, a 400 capacity Tearoom serving Afternoon Tea and a licensed Bar.
15th September 2019, Edinburgh
Take a walk for your chosen charity. Choose from the Mighty Stride, the Big Stroll, or the Wee Wander.
Fife Memory Walk
TBC, Lochore Meadows Country Park, Lochgelly
Join us for a gentle 5km stroll around Lochore, following the trail and take in the local scenery. The route is suitable for Memory Walkers of all ages including pushchairs and wheelchairs.
Forth Valley Memory Walk
TBC, Stirling University, Stirling
2.6km walk for a gentle stroll around the beautiful lake which is suitable for Memory Walkers of all ages including pushchairs and wheelchairs. The longer 5.6km walk will take you further around the campus.
Disney On Ice
21st – 30th September 2019, Intu Braehead, Glasgow
High-flying jumps, breath-taking skating and lovable Disney friends.
27th – 29th September 2019, Cowal, Argyll & Bute
Arts Festival and also the largest walking festival in Scotland. Cultural events, arts & walking to celebrate the natural world, mountains, lochs and woodland.
Wigtown Book Town Festival
27th September – 6th October 2019, 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.
Lanarkshire Memory Walk
TBC, Strathclyde Country Park
6.1km walk. All funds raised at the Memory Walks will be reinvested into your local community. By fundraising for Alzheimer Scotland you will enable us to continue.
Midlothian Memory Walk
TBC Dalkeith Country Park
Take the shorter 3km walk for a gentle stroll around the beautiful park which is suitable for Memory Walkers of all ages including pushchairs and wheelchairs. The longer 5km walk will take you further into the park. You’ll take in the sights of the beautiful scenery around the River Esk.
Inverclyde Memory Walk
A gentle 5k stroll along the Firth of Clyde which is suitable for Memory Walkers of all ages including pushchairs and wheelchairs. With beautiful views across to Dunoon and Argyll and Bute – you might even be lucky enough to spot the local seals and porpoises.
Findhorn Bay Festival
A spectacular programme of arts and culture events showcasing artists of local, national and international renown.
Aboyne and Deeside Festival
TBC, Royal Deeside
An annual arts festival in Royal Deeside with a broad range of events covering classical, folk, jazz and contemporary music, thought, drama, literature and workshops.
Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run
28th – 29th September 2019, Glasgow
10K & half marathon for runners of all abilities, from the very young to the very old, and all those in-between.
Urban Rush Edinburgh
29th September 2019, Edinburgh
Experience Edinburgh like never before. Run a tough, unique 15-mile route from Queensferry, along coastal paths, through the historic city centre to Holyrood Park.
Glasgow Memory Walk
TBC, Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow
Take the shorter walk for a gentle stroll around the beautiful park which is suitable for Memory Walkers of all ages including pushchairs and wheelchairs. The longer 4km walk will take you further into the park and explore the beautiful grounds.
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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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