Annually Arts Festival with a sound literary strand. Ideal for those in Scotland for the Edinburgh Book Festival who wish to continue their literary trail into September. . The event is held in the ancient fishing port and market town around 16 miles (26 km) east of Inverness.
When? 8th-13th September 2020
Where? Various venues around town. Nairn is 16 miles (26 km) east of Inverness, Scotland
Tickets? £6 – £8
Festival Website? Nairn Festival
Previous years… Chris Packham, Alex Gray, Andrew Crummy, Catherine Brown, Ian Nalder, Kapka Kassabova, Kirsty Wark, Sally Magnusson, Peter Ranscombe, Carol Ann Duffy, A.L. Kennedy, Liz Ashworth, Susie Alexander, Michael Faber, Jackie Kay, Sturat Brown, Aonghas Macneacail, Dennis Canavan, Sophie Cook,
The Area? Nairn is a town and former burgh in the Highlands of Scotland. It is an ancient fishing port and market town around 16 miles (26 km) east of Inverness. Nairn also has good transport links to Aberdeen to the east and the Highlands of Scotland to the west.
Nairn is well established as a quality tourism area, with many arts and cultural activities within its outer boundaries. The Nairn Jazz Festival, Music Nairn and the music and theatre performances at Cawdor and Brodie Castle have all contributed to Nairn’s appeal.
Nairn is also known as a world class golfing destination, with two 18 hole Championship golf courses. Outdoor activities in the area extend to beautiful seaside walks and heritage sites to sailing and boat excursions.