Scotland events highlights for the month of September include the Braemar Gathering, the Nairn Book & Arts Festival, and Perthshire Open Studios
Scotland Events September 2023 …
Nairn Book & Arts Festival
31st August – 3rd September 2023, 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.
Spirit of Speyside Distilled Food and Drink Festival
1st – 2nd September 2023, Braemar
The Braemar Gathering
2nd September 2023, 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.
Ben Nevis Challenge
2nd – 3rd September 2023, Fort William
Trek the UK’s highest mountain with local guides.
Largs Viking Festival
2nd – 10th September 2023, 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.
Pitlochry Highland Games
9th September 2023, Pitlochry
Everything 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.
The Dog Lover Show
10th – 11th September 2023, SEC, Glasgow
Brilliant performances and displays from some of the most talented dogs in the UK.
Scotland’s Memory Walk
16th – 18th September, 2023
Glasgow, Inverness, Aberdeen, Arbroath, The Borders, Forth Valley, Ayrshire, and more. Find a memory walk near you.
Raising funds for a good cause.
Wigtown Book Town Festival
22nd September – 1st October 2023
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.
Ben Nevis Trek
23rd September 2023
Enjoy stunning views as you conquer the highest mountain in the UK.
Scottish Half Marathon
24th September 2023
Run along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse.
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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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