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July 2020

HebCelt 20: Scottish Music Festival

July 15 - July 18
Stornoway Isle of Lewis United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- This internationally renowned event has a unique setting in the Scottish Hebridean island of Lewis, the heartland of the Gaelic language and culture. Info: www.hebceltfest.com

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The Inverness Highland Games

July 18
Inverness – Scotland Inverness, Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Founded in 1822 the Inverness Highland Games is one of the most spectacular traditional gatherings staged in Scotland and is one of the highlights of any visit to the Highland capital city of Inverness at Bught Park. Info: www.invernesshighlandgames.com

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Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Summer School 2020

July 19 - August 16
St Andrews, Fife, United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Summer School; an action packed four weeks of dancing in the historic university town of St Andrews. Join some 700 dancers from as far afield as South Africa, North and South America, Japan, Australasia, China, continental Europe and, of course, Scotland and the UK. To lead the classes we ... Read more

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368th Burntisland Highland Games

July 20
Burntisland – Scotland Burntisland, Fife Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-A fun and entertaining occasion for all the family filled with athletic events, Scottish music, dancing and much more. Founded in 1652, these are the second-oldest highland games in the world and feature highland dancing, running, cycling and heavy events. Info: www.burntislandhighlandgames.co.uk

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The Glasgow Canal Festival

July 25
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Will introduce a Canal Carnival Flotilla, a parade of boats adorned with large-scale carnivalesque artworks that will celebrate the diversity of Glasgow's multicultural communities and the beauty of the Forth and Clyde Canal. Info: www.glasgowcanalfestival.com

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Scottish Pipe Band Championships

July 25
Dumbarton United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-With over 125 pipe bands, first class entertainment and traditional highland dancing all on offer, why not come along and witness the sound of Scotland first hand at Levengrove Park. Info: www.rspba.org

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Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and Strathyre Highland Games and Gathering

July 25
Lochearnhead United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Traditional Highland games with music, dancing and sports. Includes the clan gathering of the clans McLaren, Stewart, McGregor and McNabb at Games Park. Info: www.lochearnheadhighlandgames.co.uk

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Clan Cameron – 2020 Gathering

July 30 - August 2
Spean Bridge United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Cameron clansfolk, septs, descendants and friends are cordially invited to an International Gathering of Clan Cameron at Achnacarry, that stunning residence near Loch Arkaig upon the Lochiel Estate near Spean Bridge, Inverness-shire. Info: www.facebook.com/clancameron

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August 2020

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

August 7 - August 29
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- A world-class military event rooted in Scottish tradition, with hundreds of performers from across the globe, at the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade. Info: www.edintattoo.co.uk

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Edinburgh International Festival

August 7 - August 31
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Since 1947, the Edinburgh International Festival has brought powerful and significant work to delight and challenge the capital's residents and visitors with a celebration of music, theatre, art and dance. Info: www.eif.co.uk

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

August 7 - August 31
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the single biggest celebration of arts and culture on the planet. Every August, for three weeks, the city of Edinburgh welcomes an explosion of creative energy from around the globe. Info: www.edfringe.com

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Clan MacKenzie Gathering 2020

August 7 - August 9
Strathpeffer United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Calling all MacKenzie's and septs for a variety of events. Info: www.clanmackenziesociety.co.uk/events/gathering-2020/

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PipingLive!

August 8 - August 16
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- The world's biggest week of piping from daily performances at the Street Cafe to Pipe Bands in the heart of the city on Glasgow's Buchanan Street, this festival brings musicians together from across the world. Info: www.pipinglive.co.uk

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Brodick Highland Games

August 8
Brodick, Isle of Arran United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Traditional village Highland games with athletics, a pipe band, heavy weights, Highland dancing and stalls. Info: www.facebook.com/BrodickHighlandGames

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A Night in That Land

August 12
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Inveraray & District Pipe Band live at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Info: www.idpb.co.uk

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The World Pipe Band Championships

August 14 - August 15
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- The Worlds now regularly attract more than 220 bands with more than a quarter coming from overseas. The event regularly receives entries from 15 or more countries at Glasgow Green. Info: www.theworlds.co.uk

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Stirling Highland Games

August 15
Stirling – Scotland Stirling , Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- A full programme of traditional Highland games competitions on offer including running, youth running, cycling, Highland dancing, heavyweights, long jump and triple jump, also showcasing several piping performances throughout the day at The Peak Sports Village. Info: www.stirlinghighlandgames.com

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Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 15 - August 31
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- The Book Festival welcomes around 900 authors from over 60 countries in more than 800 events for adults and children each year including novelists, poets, scientists, philosophers, sportsmen, illustrators, comic creators, historians, musicians, biographers, environmentalists, economists, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides. Info: www.edbookfest.co.uk

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Clan Donnachaidh Society 2020 Clan Gathering

August 17 - August 23
Pitlochry & Bruar – Scotland Pitlochry & Bruar , Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Bringing in members from across the world at the Clan Donnachaidh Centre. Info: www.donnachaidh.com

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Lonach Highland Gathering & Games

August 22
Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- The Highland Games showcase traditional sports and events including pipe bands, tug-o-war and Highland dancing. Info: www.lonach.org

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Cowal Highland Gathering

August 27 - August 29
Dunoon, Argyll United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Join around 23,000 people who visit every year to soak up the unique, friendly atmosphere and stunning Highland location. Includes the World Highland Dancing Championships. Info: www.cowalgathering.com

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September 2020

The Braemar Gathering

September 5
Braemar – Scotland Braemar, Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Perhaps the most famous and best Highland Games anywhere. It features the finest Pipe Bands, pipers, Highland dancers, and athletes in a beautiful setting surrounded by hills at Princess Royal & Duke of Fife Memorial Park. The patron of the Gathering is Her Majesty the Queen. Info: www.braemargathering.org

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The Scottish Borders Walking Festival

September 5 - September 12
Jedburgh United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- The Scottish Borders has some of the most breathtaking scenery in the UK. This festival is the oldest established walking festival in Scotland, has a reputation for being one of the friendliest walking festivals of the year. Info: www.borderswalking.com

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The Isle Martin Seaweed Festival

September 5 - September 6
Ullapool United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Celebrate the rich seaweed life to be found along the shoreline of Isle Martin. The Isle Martin Trust will present an extraordinary and fascinating festival celebrating the rich seaweed life of our shorelines in a host of ways. Info: www.islemartin.org

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Blairgowrie & Rattray Highland Games 2020

September 6
Blairgowrie – Scotland Blairgowrie, Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- The annual Games, a blend of spectacle and fun, take place on the first Sunday after the first Saturday in September in beautiful Perthshire. Info: www.facebook.com/blairgowrieandrattrayhighlandgames

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Nairn Book & Arts Festival

September 8 - September 13
Nairn United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- A range of musical, literary and artistic events with a fringe drawing on the talents of the local creative community. Info: www.nairnfestival.co.uk

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Stranraer Oyster Festival

September 11 - September 13
Stranraer United Kingdom

The Festival launches when the first Scottish native oysters of the season are piped ashore from the Vital Spark oyster boat. Marking the start of the native oyster harvesting season, Stranraer Oyster Festival is bringing top chefs, inspiring speakers, amazing entertainers and some of the world’s leading oyster experts together to have a seafood celebration ... Read more

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The Findhorn Bay Festival

September 23 - September 28
Forres – Scotland Forres , Scotland

The 4th biennial Findhorn Bay Festival is a spectacular six-day celebration of arts and culture taking place at the heart of Moray, showcasing artists of national and international renown. Info: www.findhornbayfestival.com

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Wigtown Book Festival

September 25 - October 4
Wigtown, Scotland Wigtown, United Kingdom

THIS EVENT WILL GO ONLINE ONLY DUE TO COVID-19- Words flourish in few places as they do in Scotland’s National Book Town. So much of the culture and history of this beautiful part of south-west Scotland is written in its landscape. Info: www.wigtownbookfestival.com

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The Isle of Jura Musical Festival

September 25 - September 27
Isle of Jura United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- A well-established favourite for lovers of the traditional Scottish music scene. Info: www.juramusicfestival.com

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October 2020

The Cumnock Tryst

October 1 - October 4
Cumnock – Scotland Cumnock, Strathclyde Scotland

THIS EVENT WILL GO ONLINE ONLY DUE TO COVID-19- A festival of music in and around Cumnock, which brings some of the world's greatest musicians into local venues, churches and halls, with the community at the heart of all of its activities. Info: www.thecumnocktryst.com

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The Enchanted Forest

October 1 - November 1
Faskally Wood United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Set amidst the magical Autumn woodland of Highland Perthshire, with pioneering sound and light shows and world renowned, our multi-award winning event has clocked up many accolades including the UK’s Best Cultural Event, Best Outdoor Festival and Scotland’s Best Large Event. Info: www.enchantedforest.org.uk

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Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Festival

October 8 - October 12
Shetland – Scotland Shetland , Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Visiting and local acts join together in a Shetland knees-up to warm up the October evenings with fine trad music. Info: www.shetlandaccordionandfiddle.com

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Aiseag

October 10 - October 11
Inverness – Scotland Inverness, Scotland

Festival exploring and celebrating Gaelic culture, heritage and tradition, and its association with coasts and waters, all through creative technologies and performances at Urquhart Castle. The jewel of Loch Ness becomes a treasure chest of Scottish arts and culture for one weekend, as we bring stories of the sea and lochs to life in ‘Aiseag’. ... Read more

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Allan Ramsay Festival

October 16 - October 17
Carlops, Midlothian United Kingdom

Celebrates the life and work of the Scots poet, Allan Ramsay (1684–1758). Ramsay was a cultural entrepreneur of astonishing versatility and originality. He argued for the validity of Scots as a British literary language. His assiduous networking helped to internationalize Scottish culture, develop the infrastructure of the Enlightenment, and lay the foundations for the success ... Read more

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Scottish International Storytelling Festival

October 16 - October 31
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

Annual celebration of live storytelling, oral traditions & cultural diversity at Scottish Storytelling Centre. Info: www.sisf.org.uk

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The Orkney Storytelling Festival

October 22 - October 25
Orkney – Scotland Orkney , Scotland

THIS EVENT WILL GO ONLINE ONLY DUE TO COVID-19- A long weekend of traditional oral storytelling held in interesting, intimate and atmospheric locations. Alongside local storytellers, the Orkney Storytelling Festival brings invited guests to our isles from all over the world. This year will see tellers from Japan, Edinburgh and Norway. Info: www.orkneystorytellingfestival.co.uk

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58th Scottish Ploughing Championships

October 23 - October 24
Prestwick, Ayrshire United Kingdom

Over 200 competitors battle it out in horse, vintage, modern and classic categories over the two day event, culminating in the crowning of this year's Scottish Plougher. Info: www.scotplough.co.uk

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The Loch Ness Knit Fest

October 23 - October 25
Inverness – Scotland Inverness, Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Knitting festival in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, featuring workshops, talks, presentations, fashion shows, marketplace, local musicians and much more. Info: www.lochnessknitfest.com

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Perth Accordion & Fiddle Festival

October 31
Perth – Scotland Perth , Scotland

A major occasion in the Scottish music calendar incorporating the official Scottish Accordion Championships for traditional music alongside fiddle competitions and a range of individual and group sections covering a variety of musical styles. Info: www.perthaccordionfestival.co.uk

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November 2020

The Perthshire Amber Festival

November 6 - November 8
Dunkeld – Scotland Dunkeld, Perthshire Scotland

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Dougie MacLean with wonderful musicians performing to the most appreciative audiences ever, gathered in Perthshire in the heart of Scotland from all over the world. Info: www.perthshireamber.com

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Oban Winter Festival

November 13 - November 22
Oban – Scotland Oban, Scotland

The coastal town gets frosty with a series of activities, films and light shows to celebrate the fluffy white season that carries the year to a close.There's even a chance Santa might stop by, when he gets a break from all that present preparation. Info: www.obanwinterfestival.com

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Glasgow’s Whisky Festival

November 21
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow's festival of the national tipple returns for 2020, with more than 60 stands featuring whisky, gin, rum, other spirits and whisky gifts in Scotland’s National Stadium-Hampden Park. Info: www.glasgowswhiskyfestival.com

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The Dundee Mountain Film Festival

November 23 - November 25
Dundee – Scotland Dundee, Scotland

The UK’s longest continuous running mountain film festival. This festival showcases an international programme of speakers, as well as award winning films and exhibitions, mainly held in the Bonar Hall. Info: www.dundeemountainfilm.org.uk

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – Scotland Nationwide, Scotland

Saint Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s official national day. Celebrate St Andrew’s Day (or in Scottish Gaelic ‘Là Naomh Anndrais’), Scotland’s patron saint!

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December 2020

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

December 30, 2020 - January 1, 2021
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

Join thousands of marchers bearing firelit torches, enjoy dancing to traditional Scottish music beneath Edinburgh Castle, and watch top stars and incredible fireworks from Princes Street Gardens. Info: www.edinburghshogmanay.com

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