From famous faces and top performers to lively talks, debates and hands-on activities, the festival has something for everyone.
Join us for another fun packed May Festival with over 100 events exploring themes including science, sport, literature, film, music and Gaelic. We will also be celebrating Scotland's Year of History, Heritage & Archaeology.
You will be able to explore a fun-filled Children's Programme to inspire and delight the little ones. While for the grown ups there’s the chance to discover and engage with cutting-edge issues in areas such as health and current affairs led by world leading experts in their fields. Not to mention the many fantastic WORD and music events taking place over the weekend. And don't forget to drop into the Hall of Mayhem and the Produce Market, both back again for 2017!May Festival 2017 - Tickets on Sale Now!
May Festival is back 26th - 28th May and we have a great line-up featuring Sir Tony Robinson, Laura Main and Janice Galloway to name just a few...
Have you considered joining our May Festival Friends Scheme?By becoming a Friend of the Festival you will be directly supporting one of the city's most vibrant and exciting festivals, and will also receive several great benefits on the weekend of the Festival. If you would like to become a Friend of the Festival in time for this year's May Festival then please click HERE to find out more information.
- Various venues on King's College Campus.