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May 2016 Events

Events across Scotland in May 2016.


St Abbs Market

Local produce, crafts and gift market with local artwork, gifts and food. Every Friday from 25th March - 16th December

Colonsay Festival of Spring

A huge range of guided walks, talks and workshops held every day led by experts to celebrate the natural beauty and flora and fauna of the Isle of Colonsay. Also local art, craft, photography and cooking classes.

Moniaive Folk Festival

Moniaive probably has more musical events and festivals (per head of population) than anywhere else in the country. And with a sizeable group of traditional musicians living in the village and surrounding countryside our pub sessions are amongst the finest.
Sessions, piping competitions, workshops, and more.

Scribbler's Picnic

The Scribbler's Picnic is one of the highlights of Stirling's live music scene and is always a cracking day out. This year promises to better than ever with a great list of acts, loads of stalls, fun and games. Scribblers is raising money for 5 cancer charities.

Festival of Museums

Festival of Museums is one of Scotland’s most innovative and exciting programmes designed to ignite the imagination and celebrate Scotland’s wealth of culture. It coincides with other Europe-wide celebrations of the many eclectic cultural experiences offered to visitors by museums and galleries.

Isle of Arran Mountain Festival

Arran Mountain festival offers a diverse fare including wildlife-watching , challenging walks and an unforgettable experience in Arran, which is one of the most accessible of the Scottish islands.

Tweedlove Bike Festival

TweedLove Bike Festival 2016 features twelve days of riding bikes and good times in the Tweed Valley. New events and great new courses will be the main attractions this year.

Orkney Nature Festival

Explore the diverse wild life of the Orkneys with guided walks to hills full of harriers, lochs abounding with trout, waders and wildfowl, and bays awash with seals and seabirds, whilst getting a taste for the best spirits in the world.

Orkney Farmers Market

Most northerly farmers market in the world probably! Held last Saturday of every month Jan-November and also 2nd Saturday of the month in May, June, July & December

Fife Traditional Singing Weekend

This year the Fife Traditional Singing Weekend will feature artists from England, Scotland, Ireland and the USA. The line up also features many guest artists like Bernie Cherry and Kathy Hobkirk among others.

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