A Massed Pipes and Drums Parade, from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Park, launches the DecAid Appeal to support members of the armed forces after 10 years in Afghanistan. HRH The Duchess of Rothesay, Royal Patron of the DecAid Appeal, will be attending.
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A National Gallery of Scotland exhibition, opening this Thursday, looks at the enduring influence of 16th century German artist Albrecht Dürer.
A ceilidh to raise funds for the Scott-Moncrieff Caledonian Challenge team:
Bathing season may have arrived late this year, but with hotter weeks expected, now is the time to consider what beaches to head for.
The summer's major Scottish rock festival, organised by DF Concerts, is named after its chief sponsor, the brewing company Tennents.
He was aged 26-35, endured some 44 skull fractures from repeated blows with a blunt object, and up to 60 more across the rest of his body.
A two-day special celebration to mark the opening of Stirling Castle's refurbished Renaissance royal palace. Around 60 costumed performers will offer tours of the castle’s palace block, giving people a glimpse into life as it would have been in the royal court of the 1540s.
Scottish airports are trying to get back to normal as the ash cloud from the Grimsvötn volcano in Iceland disperses out of UK airspace. However, disruption is expected to continue as airports clear the backlog caused by yesterday's delays. Flights to Germany, Denmark, and Northern Europe are also being impacted as the ash cloud drifts Eastwards.
Hillwalking is a popular pasttime in Scotland, given its abundant and accessible wilderness, and often spectacular natural beauty. There are also public rights of way for most wilderness spots, with hostels to base yourself out of, and on the mountain themselves, publicly available "bothies" or mountain huts. Remember to plan ahead and tell someone where you are going and when you will be back.