1. The Edinburgh Military Tattoo
What is it? Event celebrating Edinburgh's military as well as its rich heritage. Over 250 of the world's finest pipers and drummers come together as Scotland is lit up by traditional music. “Arrive as strangers, leave as friends” is the slogan.
Where is it? Edinburgh, Scotland
When is it? 5th August-27th August
2. Braw Wee Fair
What is it? The Braw Wee Fair is in association with BAaD this year. They will be hosting artists, makers and unique products at the Barras Market. Items include beauty products, prints, jewellery, furniture and music.
Where is it? Barras Market, Glasgow
When is it? 6th August
3. Piping Live
What is it? Traditional event celebrating a piece of real Scottish heritage, the Bagpipes! Some of the best pipers from all over the world gather together to put this event on! Definitely one to share with the family!
Where is it? Various Locations, Glasgow
When is it? 8th August-14th August
4. Summer Nights
What is it? This festival boasts a great line up including Van Morrison and Idlewide! You can also enjoy the Kelvingrove area in Glasgow which homes the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery. An educational tour for all!!
Where is it? Kelvingrove, Glasgow
When is it? 4th August-14th August
Want more info?: http://bit.ly/2amh66f
5. Merchant City Festival
What is it? Now.. this festival is something special. Merchant City showcases the cream of Scottish and international art and entertainment for over 9 days. Experience Scottish street art, music, theatre and food & drink, but if you want to see something a little less fest-ventional.. head down to the classic car boot sale ;).
Where is it? Merchant High Street, Glasgow
When is it? 30th July-7th August
Want more info?: http://bit.ly/1kj8cJ6 and @MerchCityFest
Don’t say that we don’t sort your week out ;)
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