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Issue 44 - Scotland Events

Scotland Magazine Issue 44
April 2009


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Scotland Events

The Open
16th-19th July 2009
Turnberry, Ayrshire
The 138th British Open Golf Championship
returns to Scotland and will be held at
The Ailsa course.

Inverness Highland Games
18th-19 July 2009
Bught Park Arena, Inverness
Traditional Scottish Highland Games
event. Athletics, caber tossing, country
dancing, bagpipes, and spectacular
jet aircraft events.

North East Clan Fortnight
18th July – 3rd August 2009
Throughout Aberdeen &
Events showcasing the ancestral homelands,
history and tradition of the north east.

Inveraray Highland Games
21st July 2009
Winterton Park, Inveraray, Argyll
Traditional Highland games in the grounds of

Inverary Castle.

The Gathering
25th-26th July 2009
The Gathering is set to be one of the largest
clan gatherings in history. Events include a
Highland Games and clan parade along the
Royal Mile.

Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival
7th-8th August 2009
Belladrum Estate, Beauly
Family-friendly annual music festival.

Edinburgh International Festival
14th August – 6th September 2009
Major festival of classical music, opera, theatre
and dance.

Edinburgh Military Tattoo
7th-30th August 2009
World famous production culminating with the
spine-tingling sights and sounds of the Massed
Pipes and Drums.

Edinburgh Fringe
7th-21st August 2009
The EIF’s less well-behaved twin: and
exciting programme of theatre, comedy, music
and dance.

Piping Live! Music of the Clans
10th-16th August 2009
George Square, Glasgow
Internationally renowned world piping event.