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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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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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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 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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17 - 27 May 2018 Perth, PH1 5PH

Van Morrison, Jools Holland, Sir James Galway, English Touring Opera, The Sixteen, Moscow State Symphony Orchestra & more.

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18 - 20 May 2018 2-4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG

The Festival of Museums is just that – a three day celebration of Scotland’s museums and galleries.

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19 May 2018 Cupar, Fife, KY15 4ND

Agricultural show with farm livestock, horse classes, vintage machinery and rural crafts.

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19 - 20 May 2018 Fochabers, IV32 7PQ

Gordon Castle Country Fair and Highland Games. Don't miss this fabulous family fun day out.

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19 May 2018 11 Hope Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4EL

A day of global whisky celebration.

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1 Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Elgin, Moray, IV30 9AW
2 Shetland Folk Festival 5 Burns Lane, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0EL
3 Neilston Show Neilston, Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, G78 3LE
4 Burnsfest Ayr, KA7 4NJ
5 Tiree 10k & Half Marathon Sandaig, Isle of Tiree, Argyll, PA77 6XQ
6 Scottish Six Days Trials Fort William, Scotland, UK
7 Ullapool Book Festival Ullapool, IV26 2UY
8 The Stirling Whisky Festival Spittal Street, Stirling, FK8 1DU
9 Perth Beer Festival Perth, PH1 5HS
10 Gourock Highland Games George Road, Gourock, Renfrewshire, PA19 1YT
11 Perth Festival of the Arts Perth, PH1 5PH
12 Festival of Museums 2-4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG
13 The Fife Show Cupar, Fife, KY15 4ND
14 Gordon Castle Country Fair and Highland Games Fochabers, IV32 7PQ
15 World Whisky Day Official Event 11 Hope Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4EL

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