26 April - 06 May 2019
Back for another year, Edinburgh's TradFest kickstarts the summer season with a feast of folk arts (music, storytelling, dance, folk film, literature, talks, crafts and visual arts) across Scotland’s capital. Inspired by the traditions of May Day and Beltane, the festival showcases cultural traditions with a contemporary spin.
01 May - 06 May 2019
Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival
First launched in 1999, the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival's annual celebration of Scotland's national drink has developed into one of the largest events of its kind anywhere in the world. With a programme of over 500 whisky-inspired events over 5 days, the Festival is a mecca for the curious beginner and the whisky connoisseur alike.
21 May - 28 May 2019
Dundee Design Festival is a UNESCO City of Design Dundee project supported by Leisure & Culture Dundee through Dundee Partnership. This year as the festival enters its third iteration, it moves location to a new venue to explore what makes a Liveable/Loveable city.
24 May - 02 June 2019
Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival
Established as the region’s premier calendar entertainments event since 1979, the Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival is Scotland’s largest rural multi-artform festival, with more than 170 artists performing at 82 events in 42 venues across the full breadth of the region.
25 May - 02 June 2019
Edinburgh International Children’s Festival
The Edinbugrh International Children's Festival is turning 30 this year, and they are celebrating in style. You'll have the opportunity to see some of the best theatre and dance from across the Globe
30 May - 02 June 2019
Hidden Door is an arts organisation which aims to open up urban spaces as a platform for new and emerging artists, musicians, theatre makers, film makers and poets. Through organising temporary events Hidden Door works to showcase new work and create engaging environments for the public to experience, explore and discover.