A selection of events around Scotland in the spring
King of The Sevens
April - May, Borders
The game of rugby sevens was conceived in the Scottish Borders town of Melrose in 1883. The Kings of The Sevens series features matches at Kelso, Selkirk, Melrose, Hawick, Berwick, Langholm, Peebles, Gala, Earlston and Jedforest.
4 - 5 April 2020
A springtime version of the Loch Lomond Food and Drink Festival.
Edinburgh Science Festival
4 - 19 April 2020
Annual International Science Festival, founded in 1989. For 2019 the theme is Frontiers.
Highland Haggis Festival
tbc 5 April 2020
This unusual festival, the only one of its kind in Scotland, takes place in Spean Bridge.
Loch Shiel Festival
13 - 17 April 2020, various venues around Lochaber & Ardnamurchan
Annual festival of chamber music featuring some of Scotland's most exciting string players.
Scottish Grand National
17 - 18 April 2020
The Ladies Day on Friday is followed by the main event at Ayr Racecourse on the Saturday.
Doune Hill Climb Car Competition
18 - 19 April 2020, Perthshire
19 - 24 April 2020
Annual walking festival on the Isle of Islay
Galashiels Walking Weekend
24 - 26 April 2020
Annual walking festival in the Scottish Borders.
Etape Loch Ness
26 April 2020
Cycle race of 67 miles/107 km around Loch Ness
The Carnoustie Country Classic
26 - 30 April 2020
One of the friendliest tournaments in the golfing calendar
Beltane Fire Festival
30 April 2020, Calton Hill, Edinburgh