What's on this weekend
You don't have to go far to find fun, culture and a bit of rock and roll around these parts. From Glasgow to Edinburgh, Leith to Kinross, it's a jam-packed weekend of festivals for all ages and the ultimate throwback gig...
The Rolling Stones No Filter Tour, 09
The ultimate rock 'n' roll legends, The Stones return to Edinburgh for their No Filter Tour at Murrayfield on 09 June. If it's a still night across the capital, you might hear some classic tunes wafting your way or why not snap up some last minute tickets because it could really be the last chance you get (we know, we thought that last time too).
Tickets available at rollingstones.com.
Wildhood Festival, 09 - 10
Glastonbury it ain't, but Wildhood Festival is a pretty great place to start your kids on the circuit. Billed as a curated weekend of excitement and adventure for children aged 12 and under, the magical festival will include folklore and storytelling, arts and crafts, yoga, pony riding and more. All activities are included in the ticket price and, located at Tullibole Castle near Kinross, it's less than an hour's drive from Edinburgh.
For more info and tickets visit wildhoodfestival.com
West End Festival, 31 May - 30 June
June means one thing in Glasgow - West End Festival time. The annual fest, one of the city's largest cultural and entertainment events, takes place across 65 venues throughout Glasgow's West End and includes lots of free activities and entertainment from gigs and ceilidhs to exhibitions and school literary workshops.
Check out westendfestival.co.uk for all the festival highlights and ticket information.
Leith Festival, 09 - 17
Nothing showcases the pride of Leith more than Leith Festival - eight days of events in theatre, music, arts, history, created by the people of Leith for the people of Leith. The fest kicks off with Gala Day on Saturday 09 and there'll be Reggae and Dub from Messenger Sound System on the Links. Be sure to check out the 360 Wraparound Graffiti and Street Art Exhibition in Quality Yard too.