MacAulay and Co. Weekend Events Guide: 17 June 2011
The Edinburgh International Film Festival - Born alongside Edinburgh's International Festival in 1947, EIFF is one of the world's first international film festivals, and has helped to define the type of event that has since become so pivotal to film culture in nations all over the world.
Oldmeldrum Sports & Highland Games - A traditional Highland games day, with pipe bands, displays, trade stands and a funfair.
Dumfries: GUID NYCHBURRIS 2011 - Scottish communities granted Royal Burgh status by the monarch guarded the honour jealously and with vigour. And Riding the Marches maintains the tradition of an occasion that was, in it's day, of great importance.
St Magnus Festival - Orkney's annual celebration of the arts. Founded in 1977 by Orkney's distinguished resident composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, the Festival has grown from small beginnings into one of Britain's most highly regarded and adventurous arts events.
Knockhill Racing Superbikes - The Circuit is bracing itself for a racing invasion of a record 247 riders from all over the world as it plays hosts to the MCE British Superbikes ADT Fire & Security round this weekend. Ten countries, from as far away as Japan, Australia, South Africa and the USA are represented. Top bike racing stars taking on the best from Scotland and from all corners of the UK.
Scone Palace: Forest Festival - In celebration of the International Year of Forests, Scone Palace is hosting a Forest Festival in the magnificent natural amphitheatre of its 19th Century Pinetum. The weekend will see a wide range of activities taking place including demonstrations by the nationally acclaimed willow sculptor Trevor Leat, wildlife trails and ancient tree treasure hunts, living history performances featuring the great plant hunters, demonstrations by wood-turners and craft-workers, a Latvian chainsaw sculptor, archery, plus a BBQ and other 'al fresco' dining options. This is a perfect day out for all the family and a great way to celebrate Father's Day.
Cheer Festival - Eden Court Theatre, Inverness. - Up to 800 cheerleaders and dancers from all over Scotland compete to see who will become North of Scotland Champion 2011.
TRY TENNIS @ Clarkston Tennis Club - Have you been inspired by Andy Murray's win at Queens or have you always thought you might look good in tennis whites. If so then why not make the most of your Sunday afternoon and head on down to your Clarkston Tennis Club on Glasgow's Southside and have a go. Our 'TRY TENNIS' event is open to all young old, Wimbledon champ or complete novice. You don't even need a racket as all equipment will be provided along with some gentle guidance on how to perfect your forehand.
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