Scotland’s Winter Festivals

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Scotland’s Winter Festivals aim to mobilise the people of Scotland and those with an affinity to Scotland to join in the St Andrew’s Day, and Burns Night celebrations, boosting Scotland’s key tourism and events sectors and the wider economy, enhancing community engagement and raising Scotland’s international profile.

BEMIS, in partnership with the Scottish Government over the last few years, have been providing funding to diverse local community groups to stage their own bespoke celebrations of these days.

For the 2021/22 SWF programme BEMIS are providing funding to organisations to celebrate St Andrew’s Day and Burns Night.

  • St. Andrew’s Day: Tuesday 30 November 2021 (Events from Friday 26 to Tuesday 30 November 2021).
  • Burns Night: Tuesday 25 January 2022 (Events from Friday 21 to Tuesday 25 January 2022).
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