It’s that time of year again! Come along to explore our chocolate kitchen and have a chat. Find out how we make our chocolates, have a go at dunking a truffle or decorating a chocolate bar and explore the science of chocolate. Of course, we’ll have samples and Easter sales too.
2B2 Industrial Estate
The market runs from 9:30 am to 1 pm on the Cathedral Green. Come and browse up to 30 stalls with homegrown produce, plants, arts & crafts, baking, artisan bread, specialist chocolates, cheese, handmade cosmetics, jewellery, gifts & clothing.
Calling all adventure lovers! The award winning Kendal Mountain Festival is back on the road with its UK Tour.
Join us for an evening packed full of amazing films and awe-inspiring talks from some of the world’s most impressive adventurers.
The Royal Burgh of Dornoch Cathedral, Castle, Jail and Court House form the backdrop for the start of our 5th tour. The circular route from Dornoch to Ullapool via Muir of Ord takes in the majestic scenery of the west coast. A traditional Highland Ceilidh rounds off the day.
Dornoch Pipe Band parades in the Square for the pleasure of crowds of visitors and locals. Highland dancers add to the entertainment as they perform traditional dances while the pipers play.
The first parade of the season is Saturday 25th May.
Dornoch Square, Dornoch
Sat 25 May, Sat 1 Jun, Sat 8 Jun, Sat 15 Jun, Sat 22 Jun, Sat 29 Jun, Sat 6 Jul, Sat 13 Jul, Sat 20 Jul
Race for Life 10k is a great step up from our 5k events. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 10k at your own pace while raising valuable funds for Cancer Research UK’s lifesaving work.
Race for Life 5k is suitable for all ages and abilities. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 5k at your own pace while raising valuable funds for Cancer Research UK’s lifesaving work.
The finest Arts, Crafts and Food from across Scotland comes to Eden Court hosted by Exclusively Highlands and takes place within the beautifully restored Bishop’s Palace of Eden Court in Inverness. A great opportunity to purchase something uniquely beautiful or wonderfully tasty and all handmade from within Scotland.
NYOS Jazz Orchestra continues to enjoy prestigious performance opportunities nationally and internationally and this year is no different with the orchestra making its debut appearances at the Mac in Belfast and at the Sligo Jazz Festival, as part of a tour to Northern Ireland and Eire.
Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Skye - part of the Skye Festival
Emerging jazz instrumentalists and vocalists in NYOS Jazz Access enjoy opportunities to learn more intricate voicings and chord progressions. With a focus on expanding their jazz language through listening, transcription and theory, they develop and refine their improvisation skills.
The Dornoch Highland Gathering has been held every year since 1887, bar the war years and one unfortunate rainy day. It is a day that locals look forward to all year, where everyone can have fun. Visitors are very welcome.
Dornoch Festival Week has a packed programme of family activities including sandcastle competition, children’s fancy dress, children’s sports, family quiz night, car treasure hunt, pipe band parade, Gin Tea party, golf competitions, films, and a teddy bear’s picnic!
Brodie Castle is opening its doors for our Autumn Food and Craft Festival. Music and street food will surround the stables in the grounds to the side of the Castle. The Castle itself and stables will play host to an array of wonderful foods and unique crafts all lovingly handmade in Scotland.
The fifth year of the Dornoch Whisky Festival is coming up from the 25th - 28th October 2019!
Once again, we are welcoming a phenomenal VIP to the Dornoch Whisky Festival family and they have a very special tasting lined up.
Dornoch - various different venues depending on events
Across three days Brodie Castle is offering the perfect relaxed setting in which to do your Christmas shopping. We will be showcasing beautiful crafts, wonderful foods and stunning art. Situated throughout two floors of the Castle and over the stables - Brodie is transformed for this beautiful Christmas event.
A wonderful opportunity to find those last few special christmas gifts. A wonderful choice of art, unique crafts and delicious foods will vie for your attention in the atmospheric setting of Eden Court, Inverness.