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Issue 32 - Scotland Events

Scotland Magazine Issue 32
April 2007

 

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Scotland Events

T in the Park 7-8 July, 2007 Balado, Perthshire
Now in its second decade, T in the Park has become one of the most important and critically acclaimed music events on the UK and European festival circuit. Tickets for this year’s event sold out inside a record-breaking one hour for a hotly anticipated bill featuring a staggering number of top names, including Franz Ferdinand, the Strokes, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Who, Arctic Monkeys and the Kaiser Chiefs. www.tinthepark.com

Dundee Jazz Festival 1-3 June 2007, Dundee
Internationally acclaimed jazz stars alongside a host of local talent in this weekend festival which features high quality music and musicians across range of jazz styles.
www.jazzdundee.co.uk

Rock Ness 9-10 June 2007 Dores, near Inverness
Some of the world’s biggest names in electronic, dance and rock music will make their way to the shores of Loch Ness forwhat is arguably the most beautiful festival site in the world... ROCKNESS. Some 35,000 people each day will watch over 70 acts across four stages and enjoy the other attractions on offer including a cinema, silent disco, 24-hour café, fully licensed themed bars, food outlets and cafés. Full festival camping with luxury camping available.
www.rockness.co.uk

Royal Highland Show 21-24 June 2007, Edinburgh
Scotland’s premier farming and food event promises this year to be even bigger and better than before. Held over four days, with more than 4,000 livestock on show and 1,000 stands selling everything from speciality foods to 4x4s. There’s a wide range of entertainment and demonstrations in skills such as cookery and crafts, falconry and fashion.
www.royalhighlandshow.org/

Game Conservancy Scottish Fair 29 June-1 July Scone Palace, Perthshire
With an extensive range of competitions, displays and demonstrations, the fair is one of the main countryside events of the year in Scotland. Traditional country contests of shooting, fishing and gundogs feature on a varied programme alongside quad biking, military re-enactment displays, food and drink fair, shopping and children’s activities.
www.scottishfair.com Hebridean

Celtic Festival 11-14 July 2007, Hebrides
The Hebridean Celtic Festival has a well-earned reputation as one of the best festivals of its kind in the world combining top traditional and contemporary music, stunning scenery, the good craic, ceilidhs, kids’ activities and workshops, and friendliest of welcomes for all.
www.hebceltfest.com

Feis an Eilein / The Skye Festival 17-27 July 2007, Skye
The Skye Festival celebrates the best in traditional music, spiced with theatre, film, children’s events, world music and workshops, and includes the new Aos Dana Book Festival. It is presented in a unique and informal Gaelic atmosphere and has a reputation for being well organised and economically sustainable.
www.skyefestival.com

British Open Golf Championship 2007 19-22 July 2007, Carnoustie, Angus
The 136th Open Championship will be held at Carnoustie when Tiger Woods will aim to make it three Open wins in a row. As always, Carnoustie will provide a great challenge for the world’s best players. Click here to book accommodation for this event or call the dedicated booking number: 0845 859 1005.
www.opengolf.com