June 2014 Events

Events across Scotland in June 2014.

Homecoming Scotland 2014

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.

Stockbridge Market, Edinburgh

A Scottish Farmers market with a continental heart - quality local artisan crafts too!

Open every Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

Henderson's 50/50 Food Festival

Fifty days of food festivities in celebration of the vegetarian restaurant's anniversary.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Edinburgh's underground bistro Henderson's opening it's doors there will be 50 days of food festivities including speed dining, barbecues, exhibitions, tastings, masterclasses and fancy dress parties.

Common Ridings

The annual Common Riding festivals will be held across 11 towns across the Scottish Borders in the months of June and July.

St Abbs Market

Local produce, crafts and gift market with local artwork, gifts and food.


Coloursfest, Glasgow

The longest running dance event in Scotland, Coloursfest, Glasgow will be held on the first Saturday in June every year. It brings together 10,000 clubbers with superstar DJs. Featuring Laidback Luke, Dimitri Vegas, Sandro Silva, Bingo Players, John Callaghan, George Bowie and many more.

Victorian Day and Art & Music Trail

This years Victorian Day should be extra special for music and art lovers, as it will be combined with an Art & Music Trail through out the village.

Scottish Hydro Challenge

The Scottish Hydro Challenge, is one of the premier golfing events on the European Challenge Tour, which allows the Scottish golfing fans a chance to see some of the game’s most promising stars.

The tournament has seen such international players as Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Matteo Manassero, Edoardo Molinari, Alex Noren and Robert Rock grace the Scottish fairways on their ascent to the highest echelons of world golf, while local favourites Scott Jamieson, Paul Lawrie, Richie Ramsey and Lloyd Saltman have all played.

Scotland Sings

Scotland Sings takes place throughout the year, giving visitors the chance to sing in public through a series of events around the country.

Angus Farmers' Market

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.

Arthur's Secrets

A moderate graded walk, led by Historic Scotland Rangers Service, to explore the geology, natural history, archaeology and cultural history of Holyrood Park. Find out about the rare wildlife that makes the park so special and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!

Perth Festival of the Arts

A 10 day festival of music, dance and drama including opera, classical, blues, rock and much more. This year's attraction include  Van Morrison, Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, Roland Gift, Sir James Galway, English Touring Opera, and many more.

Tweedlove Bike Festival

TweedLove Bike Festival 2014 features ten days of riding bikes and good times in the Tweed Valley. New events and great new courses will be the main attractions this year.

Traquair Shakespeare Festival

Step back to Shakespearean times and enjoy jousting, archery, falconry, living history displays, jesters and other Elizabethan pursuits as well as enjoying theatre and early music throughout the weekend.

3 Harbours Art Festivals

The largest and most diverse arts festival in East Lothian,3 Harbours Art Festivals in  2014 will run from the 31st May to the 8th June in venues through­out Cocken­zie, Port Seton and Prestonpans.

Northern Roots Festival

A musical extravaganza with heavy celtic overtones featuring many popular names including Henry Girls and Charle Roth.

Gardening Scotland

Scotland's National Gardening Show featuring floral displays, gardening experts, arts, crafts and entertainment. Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston.

Jim Clark Rally

The three day event of Jim Clark Rally is the only closed road rally in the UK.

Haddington Festival

A local festival with a range of activities and musical concerts, exhibitions, craft fairs and a daily café and sporting competitions.

3 Harbours Arts Festival, East Lothian

A Ten day event of art, music and storytelling in Prestonpans, Port Seton and Cockenzie. Food stalls, kids events and live music are some of the other attractions that make it an event for the whole family.

Gardening Scotland, Edinburgh

The national festival of gardening and outdoor living includes show gardens, bonsai and floral art displays, and a cookery theatre and food fair.

Haal Folk Festival

The 5th Haal Folk Festival festival of folk at The Salmon Bothy will feature a range of music including the north east traditional music among others. Thsi yera too some of the best names in folk industry will be performing.

Margins Book and Music Festival, Aberdeen

Now into its third year,this festival that is set over two weekends has shifted to a new city for Margins Aberdeen for six days of music, books and debate.Some of the artists include Robert Newman, FOUND, Alasdair Gray, Christopher Brookmyre, and Janice Galloway.

Orkney Fine Wine Festival

Orkney Fine Wine Festival features a boutique collection of tastings and wine events including some of the premium wines from around the world.

Carrick Lowland Gathering

Carrick Lowland Gathering will have all the usual attractions like Pipeband Competition, Highland Dancers, Highland Games, Mini Games, Saugh Hill Race, Charity and Local Stalls, Trade Stalls

Star of Markinch Gala

Star of Markinch Gala will have various attractions like With pipe bands, stalls, zumba, and bouncy castle. Fancy dress parade starts from the Plough Inn. Children are welcome.

Ochils Festival

Ochils festival offers something special for both locals and visitors alike. Some of the attractions include walks, talks, workshops, discovery sessions, tours of historic kirkyards and fun family activities!

Markinch Highland Games

Traditional day out featuring highland dancing, pipe band contest, solo piping, heavy events, running, cycling and drum major contest.

Glasgow Science Festival

A family friendly science festival featuring various activities including spectacular science shows, arts/crafts stations, workshops, film screenings, exhibits and meet the researcher sessions for all ages.