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5 March - 22 October 2017 Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, DG6 4HN

26 April - 6 May 2018 Edinburgh, EH1 1SR

TradFest returns as Edinburgh’s only multi-arts festival dedicated to Scottish traditional, Gaelic and folk arts.

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3 - 7 May 2018 Elgin, Moray, IV30 9AW

Held annually during the first long weekend in May, Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival invites visitors to celebrate…

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3 - 6 May 2018 5 Burns Lane, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0EL

Local and invited musicians perform at venues throughout the islands.

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4 - 6 May 2018 Perth, PH2 0TH

VAMOS! returns… This new event was added to Perthshire’s music calendar in May and is back for 2018!

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5 May 2018 Neilston, Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, G78 3LE

Cattle, sheep, Clydesdales, sheep dog trials, unaffiliated jumping, Shetland ponies, pet show, dog show YFC tug-of-war and...

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5 May 2018 Ayr, KA7 4NJ

Now in its 17th year, the festival in in the honour of Rabbie Burns with lots of family friendly activities.

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5 May 2018 Sandaig, Isle of Tiree, Argyll, PA77 6XQ

Tiree 10k & Half Marathon.

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6 May 2018 St Andrews, KY16 9AJ

Now in it's 7th year, the festival will take place at the Younger Hall, St Andrews.

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7 - 12 May 2018 Fort William, Scotland, UK

A prestigious international event with motorcycle riders from around the world competing in the ‘extreme sport’.

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11 - 13 May 2018 Ullapool, IV26 2UY

Ullapool Book Festival is an intimate and welcoming literary festival.

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12 May 2018 Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK

Annual agricultural show with trade stands, craft tent and entertainment for all ages. Classes for Cattle, Sheep, Light…

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12 May 2018 Spittal Street, Stirling, FK8 1DU

The Annual Stirling Whisky Festival

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12 May 2018 Perth, PH1 5HS

The 7th Perth Beer Festival

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13 May 2018 George Road, Gourock, Renfrewshire, PA19 1YT

Battery Park starts off the Highland Games season with a bang.

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1 Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, DG6 4HN
2 Tradfest Edinburgh - Dun Eideann Edinburgh, EH1 1SR
3 Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Elgin, Moray, IV30 9AW
4 Shetland Folk Festival 5 Burns Lane, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0EL
5 Vamos! Events Perth, PH2 0TH
6 Neilston Show Neilston, Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, G78 3LE
7 Burnsfest Ayr, KA7 4NJ
8 Tiree 10k & Half Marathon Sandaig, Isle of Tiree, Argyll, PA77 6XQ
9 Fife Food Festival St Andrews, KY16 9AJ
10 Scottish Six Days Trials Fort William, Scotland, UK
11 Ullapool Book Festival Ullapool, IV26 2UY
12 Kilmacolm and Port Glasgow Show Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK
13 The Stirling Whisky Festival Spittal Street, Stirling, FK8 1DU
14 Perth Beer Festival Perth, PH1 5HS
15 Gourock Highland Games George Road, Gourock, Renfrewshire, PA19 1YT

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