Fort William Mountain Festival

Fort William Fort William

The annual Fort William Mountain Festival, is a must for countryside and adrenaline seeking enthusiasts.  Training opportunities, exhibition zones, masterclasses, workshops as well as indoor and outdoor activities, there is something for everyone.  Even the Gin enthusiast, as Lochaber Gin is just down the road.

Aberdeen 5k & 10k Winter Warmer

Aberdeen Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen

A chance to lace up those shoes, get motivated and focus on training during the winter months.  Surely after that you deserve a refreshing Scottish Gin from one of the many Gin distillers in the area.  Click on our Gincyclopedia Map to see which one you fancy.

Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade will continue their mission to ensure that all farmers are paid fairly for their work. With an abundance of Fairtrade garnishes and mixers, the only tricky part is choosing which Scottish Gin, to go with it. Visit our unique Gincyclopedia Map for help!

Pancake Day

Gin & Tonic Pancakes anyone? A refreshing twist on the usual recipe.  Just don't tell the kids!

Dumfermline Gin Festival

Dumfermline Carnegie Hall

Dumfermline Gin Festival is a show case of small Scottish Craft Gin Distillers from around the country.  Expect local music, complimentary artisan tapas, a fizz bar and even a games corner.  Meet the makers, chat and relax while sipping your favorite tipple in the retro deck chairs.....what's not to love!

St David’s Day

St David was born on the south-west coast of Wales.  To mark the day, Welsh people around the world wear one or both of Wales's national emblems - a daffodil and a leek.  Not to feel left out, south-west Scotland has some amazing Gins to celebrate St Davids Day with!

Time For A Cuppa 2020

A day to raise awareness for Dementia UK. Get together with friends and family for a cuppa.  A G&T might be acceptable too, as long as its Scottish.

National Bed Month

Raising awareness of how important a good, comfortable bed is in helping to achieve a good night's sleep. Looking to change your bed? Our unique Gincyclopedia will give you lots of ideas where to sleep in Scotland, and plan a Ginspired trip at the same time.

British Pie Week

Whether it’s a savory pie, a dessert pie, a crumble, a pasty or a pizza pie you can get a whole week of entertainment  attempting to make them, and even more fun trying them all.

National Old Stuff Day 2020

National Old Stuff Day is all about getting rid of the old and trying something new.  There are plenty of Scottish Gins to try.  Click on the Gincyclopedia Map for some help choosing.

World Maths Day 2020

Join in the huge celebration of mathematics and a love of learning!  Maybe by counting all those bottles of Scottish Gin on your Gin Shelf?

World Book Day 2020

A celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading. Why not celebrate by reading one of the fabulous Ginspired Itineraries and start planning your next Scottish adventure.

2020 Crufts

NEC Birmingham

Two of my favourite things in one place.  Dogs & Gin! The “World’s Greatest Dog Show”  organised by the Kennel Club brings together some of the most meticulously bred, highly trained dogs on the planet to find out who really, truly is the best .  Pop along and meet the team from Persie Gin and Read More

International Women’s Day

Whether spearheading the Distillery or producing the finished article, women are strongly represented in the Scottish Gin industry.  So raise your glass, join in and celebrate International Women's Day.

British Science Week

Go back to school and pick a Gin School Experience available from one of the many Scottish Gin makers. Learn first hand the science behind the Gin.

Inverness Fiddlers Rally

Eden Court, Inverness

The Fiddlers’ Rally has always been a popular event in the Eden Court calendar.  The Fiddlers’ Rally provides both a visual and a musical spectacle since the performers are tartan-clad for this musical highlight.  Why not treat yourself to a pre-show G&T in the bar who serve a great selection of Scottish Gins.

Cullen Skink World Championships 2020

Cullen Cullen Bay Hotel

The Championships take place at the Cullen Bay Hotel, which serve some quality Scottish Gins.  Which one will you try while supporting the Competition? Be rude not too.

National Butchers Week

The National Butchers’ Week highlights the great work being done by butchers from around the UK that sets them apart from the competition.

Great British Spring Clean

The country’s biggest mass-action environmental campaign.  Sign up and help keep Britian tidy.

Mother’s Day

A celebration of Mothers, Grandmothers, Carers, Step-Mothers everywhere....and quite rightly so. Celebrate with a Mother's Ruin and tonic, with a twist of lime.

British Surfing Championship

Thurso

The British Surfing Championships take place at Thurso on Scotland's North Coast.  The best waves bring out the best surfers and the most spectacular event, not to be missed.

Aberdeen Golf Links Pro Am 2020

Aberdeen Golf Links

Play 3 of the world's finest championship links golf courses in this team Pro-Am.  Followed by a banquet prize giving dinner at gorgeous The Marcliffe Hotel.

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

Speyside

The doors to Speyside's world famous distilleries open, inviting visitors from across the globe to meet the makers, taste the world's finest whiskies and discover the passion behind them. As well as Whisky events there are events for a foodies, live music, talks, tastings, tours and more.  

Atholl Highlanders Gathering

Blair Atholl

The two day Atholl Gathering is truly a spectacle that gives locals and visitors alike the chance to participate in a unique Highland tradition that has persisted for generations.  Why not make a short break of it and visit some of the local Scottish Gin Distilleries while your in the area.

2020 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

Fort William Fort William

Come and join us for another legendary celebration of biking action.  A must for outdoor, adrenaline seeking, biking fans.  However you could also enjoy the scenic surroundings with a glass of the local Scottish gin.

Anstruther Harbour Festival

Anstruther Fife

This year's festival will again revive the burgh's historic market 'Anster Fair', hosting local food and craft stalls, live music and dance events. Also hosting the Dunedin International Folk Dance Festival.   All ages are welcome with special entertainment just for children.  Certainly something for everyone.

Piping Inverness. European Pipe Band Championships

Inverness

Taking place in the stunning setting of Bught Park.  You can look forward to welcoming the pipers, drummers, drum majors and Highland dancers from far and wide. There will also be a stunning showcase of Scottish food and drink, craft and retail stalls.

Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival

Belladrum Estate, Inverness

Belladrum Tartan Heart is quite simply, the friendliest, wackiest, most inclusive festival in Scotland! As well as music acts, pop up restaurants, funfairs, performing arts, workshops and Scottish gin bars. There truly is something for everyone at this family friendly Highland Festival.

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Edinburgh

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo will celebrate its 70th anniversary with Platinum Edition.  The 2020 spectacle will highlight the best of the Tattoo’s history while also looking to its bright future. In a Royal Navy lead year, the show will also celebrate Scotland’s Year of Coasts & Waters.

Party At The Palace

Linlithgow

A two day family-friendly festival, held against the beautiful backdrop of Linlithgow Palace.  A celebration of some of the best in Scottish Music.

Tiree Wave Classic

Tiree

Tiree's Annual Kite Surfing and Windsurfing Event, and what an event it is!  Gorgeous white sand beaches, wildlife galore, friendly people, and Tiree now has it's own gin too - 'Tyree'.  Catch a wave and splash out in style in Tyree!