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July 2014 Events
Events across Scotland in July 2014.
The Edinburgh Art Festival is Scotland’s largest visual arts festival,which includes various events and exhibitions throughout the city.
The year-long programme of events will be celebrating the very best of Scotland’s food and drink, our fantastic active and natural resources as well as our creativity, culture and ancestral heritage.
A Scottish Farmers market with a continental heart - quality local artisan crafts too!
Open every Sunday from 10am to 5pm.
Breath-taking jousting tournament, archery and falconry displays, sword fighting, medieval cookery demonstrations, try on chainmail, meet the Knight, go to Warrior School and much more!<br /
A jam-packed family weekend of Historic Fun & Frivolity, bringing More of Banff's Medieval Characters to Life Traditional skills, crafts and music will all be on display.
Local produce, crafts and gift market with local artwork, gifts and food.
School holiday festival that introduces children to animals with fun events & quizs
Tighnabruaich is hosting the world renowned Fife Regatta, which will bring together Regatta sailors, spectators, visitors and residents.
Now into the fourth year this music festival is featuring a range of events like the Scottish music scene stalwarts acoustic acts, stand-up comedy and Q&A sessions with performers.
Annual agricultural show, including hunters, Clydesdales, sheep and cattle sections, gymkhana, handy pony and mounted fancy dress.
Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Heavy and Light Field Events.
The 22nd International Folk Dance Festival that is being held from 24 to 28 July 2013 will feature three popular bands.
Top artists from Dumfries & Galloway showcase a wealth of professional talent in a wide selection of art including oil, acrylic, water colours, photography, sculpture, pottery, printing, woodturning and more. The Victorian stables and grounds host an accompanying series of workshops, talks and children’s activities.
As Scotland’s green festival we are building a movement for change, welcoming leading edge thinkers from Scotland and beyond to consider what each of us can do in the face of climate change, green issues and other environmental challenges.
A great day out for the family and it’s one of the largest gatherings of steam traction engines, road rollers and more
Major championship on the lawn bowls calendar. Northfield Bowling Complex.
A traditional Highland games with a full programme of field events such as athletics, heavy events, high jump, hammer, shot putt, weight over the bar, caber tossing and tug 'o war among others.
Five-day festival of African drumming and culture. As well as workshops in drumming, tuition will be given in singing, African languages, cookery and musical instruments for everyone from absolute beginners to more experienced players.
Celebrating the complementary pastimes of music and ale-drinking, this festival favours the traditional versions of both, and brings live music sessions to local pubs and open concerts on the High St on the Saturday afternoon.
The 8th World Youth Netball Championships will be held in Glasgow in 2017
Scotland Sings takes place throughout the year, giving visitors the chance to sing in public through a series of events around the country.
The stall holders from the Angus Farmers' Market will be looking out their tartan bonnets to take part in the Tartan Week festivities. This is a chance to celebrate Scottish people, heritage and culture and of course to sample all the market brings with first class local produce.
Explore a full range of whiskies and exclusive ale. Open seven days a week. Holidays: 25th and 26th of December and the 1st and 2nd of January.
Yn Chruinnaght literally means 'the gathering' and is a celebration of Manx culture and the relationship between the Isle of Man and the other five Celtic countries (Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Cornwall and Brittany).
The 20th Arran Folk Festival will be held on the Isle of Arran, in Scotland.
This traditional Highland Games will be held in the Public Park, Tomintoul on 19th July 2014. The event will feature some of teh most popular highland games such as Running, Heavy Weights, Solo Piping, Light Field and Highland Dance among many others. All competitors need to pay an entry fee.
Classical Music festival in Fife in villages of East Neuk
A cheerful music festival, hosted by one of Scotland's smallest isles of Gigha.
Edinburgh International Magic Festival brings up the old world charm of live magic shows and stage events that are fast disappearing.The viewers get a rare chance to rediscover the seldom experienced states of wonder and surprise.
Ceres Games are the oldest free games in Scotland.Heavyweight Events, Track & Field, Scottish Backhold Wrestling, Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Pipe Band, Local Races, Fun Fair, Side Stalls and Beer Tent etc
The fabulous Lady Boys of Bangkok are back with a cabaret party show featuring 16 of the world’s most entrancing beauties.
A multi-arts festival dedicated to the kids, whcih includes various programmes of visual art, theatre, movement, sport, film and more.
Held annually on the first Wednesday evening in July, Kenmore Highland Games is an evening Highland Games held in a unique and beautiful setting, from 5.30pm in the Recreation Park.
Highland games bside the village overlooking Loch Tay. Charming and a very local, unfussy affair. Runs in the afternoon and early evening.