Hand-picked local events by the Lochend team, based on things we love!
2-10.9.17 @ 11am to 5pm
The Largs Viking Festival
This Annual Festival marks the 1263 Battle of Largs, the last mainland battle between the Scots and Norse. The living history Viking Village is open to the public so that they can get a glimpse of what life would have been like in a 13th Century Viking Village.
Adults £5 Concessions £2, under 5’s free.
26.8-10.9.17 @ 10am to 5pm
Where Dinosaurs Come To Life – is an all new animatronic outdoor dinosaur experience!
Glasgows Botanic Gardens
Adults £11.50, Children £9.50 and Family ticket £38
2 & 3.9.17 @
Loch Lomond Food Festival @ 10am to 6pm
Celebrate food and drink in a truly stunning location for a weekend full of delicious food and drink, live music, family-friendly entertainment and much more.
Balloch, Loch Lomond Shores
Entry Free, some events ticketed
Milingavie Makers Market @ 11am to 4pm
Nice people, nice handmade things! And speak to those who made them and ask any questions about there craft.
Milingavie Town Hall
Bloody Scotland Festival @ various days and dates
This festival of crime writing and writers grows in strength every year. From a torch light procession and awards to workshops and writers talks it’s really where all of the great Scottish (and further afield) crime writers gather for 2 days.
Stirling, Various venues
From are to £7/8/9/10 and £100 for the writing workshops.
Callander Jazz Festival
A fabulous mix of music from R & B to Big Band Swing, all over Callander in as many venues as possible!
Callander, Various venues