1 THE eyes of the world are on Finnieston in Glasgow and rightly so, it’s the coolest neighbourhood in Scotland and this Friday night coming sees one of the reasons why. The fabulous Glasgow Radisson Red is staging a super duper party night in its iconic skybar which features superstar DJs playing to a groovy crowd supporting “the Ben”. The Ben is the hospitality industry’s benevolent fund and does amazing work. So head to the Red on Friday October 29 from 5pm until 1am and party with passion for a brilliant cause. For more information head over to www.redskybar.com and https://bensoc.org.uk

2 GLASGOW favourites, Dogtooth are launching their new single at Nice and Sleazy this week, joined by guests, The Streams and The Primes. As usual Sleazy’s will be doing cocktail specials and the music is always where it should be. Thursday, 7:30 until late.

3 LUVVIES need to check this out. A new interpretation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy Of The People – aptly named The Enemy. It transports the action to a once-proud Scottish industrial town where a big redevelopment project promises to bring money, jobs and new prospects to its forgotten population.

A provocative and timely drama about corruption and cronyism. It’s on at The Eden Court Theatre, Inverness every night this week.

For more info go to www.tickets.eden-court.co.uk/Online

4 THE V&A in Dundee this week has an important and interesting event Art and Design, Slavery and Disavowal. Join Dr Michael Morris to reflect on how art and design can illuminate histories and ask how effectively can cultural and creative projects navigate and acknowledge Scotland’s role in the Atlantic slave trade? Wednesday at 12 noon.

It’s a free event. Just pitch up if you're interested.

5 A LOVELY spooky halloweeny treat for the little ones awaits at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh as their Halloween Trail returns this year with another adventure through the garden.

With the help of Miàgh the cat, find all the magical trees in the garden and discover their ancient secrets to create your very own special, enchanted tree, Complete the trail and receive a yummy treat.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh 10am-4pm daily today until October 31.


6 THIS month marks 10 years since the publication of She Settles In The Shields – Untold Stories Of Migrant Women In Pollokshields.

Head over to Glasgow’s wonderful Women's library for a celebratory afternoon revisiting the amazing stories of the women featured in the book.

The cafe is open, the lending library is open, what a wonderful way to while a way a rainy day. Today at 2pm. www.womenslibrary.org.uk/events/

7 GLASGOW’S fabulous Oran Mor never disappoints, from their Play, A Pie And A Pint series of lunchtime drama to the ever fabulous Bobby Bluebell daein the DJing, to the snug and cosy whisky bar for a late night dram and a blether to the best bands and gigs.

This week the big hitter is Gruff Rhys, the erstwhile frontman of The Super Furry Animals. Tonight at 7pm. There are still a few tickets left, so get in there quick. Tickets cost £25.