June, named after Juno, the goddess of marriage, is the six month of the year and brings with it the longest daylight hours of the year. So, what is there for you to get up to with all the long evenings ahead?
Let the month be-Gin with the fantastic Scottish Juniper festival in Summerhall. Get yourself up to the venue on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of June to see Scotland’s finest display of Gins and the masterminds behind these products. Tastings, masterclasses, cocktails, delicious foods and a whole array of experiences to choose from will be on show, so don’t miss out and get your tickets now!
The meadows festival gets Edinburgh’s festival season underway with live music, children’s activities, dancing and yoga amidst a variety of activities to keep the whole family entertained. The festival is on the 2nd and 3rd and is a free, volunteer-run event.
Fancy a free movie? Who doesn’t! Edinburgh Film Fest returns to St Andrews Square Gardens this June with their free open-air screenings. Grab your own wingman and head down to see Top Gun on Friday the 15th or stick around on the weekend to enjoy the Paddington screenings with complementary marmalade sandwiches on the 16th and 17th. Click here to find out what films you’ll treat yourself to. After the movies, come and unwind with us at Beer and Skittles on Picardy place with a cold beer, or why not try out our new cocktail menu!
And if June hasn’t done enough for you yet, get your wellies on and let your hair down at the annual Royal Highland Show. Embrace the farming, food and rural life of Scotland at Ingliston this year from the 21st of June to the 24th. Whether you’re a farming, sport, food or fashion enthusiast the Royal Highland Show has entertainment to cater for all your needs. Don’t miss out on one of the most exciting and iconic weekends of the year. After a long day at the show, why not book a table at our very own STEAK Restaurant and enjoy the finest local produce in the country. Our mouth-watering steaks are to die for!