1 IT’S doors open day all around Scotland this week – a chance to poke your nose into all the civic buildings, parks, palaces, churches and libraries that your nosiness desires. Edinburgh’s doors open website lists all the places you can go and timings. Edinburgh is this weekend and Dundee is next weekend, September 23-25. Info HERE.

2 THIS week Irish five piece rock band Just Mustard arrive in Glasgow as part of the UK leg of their tour. Fresh off the back of a worldwide tour earlier this year supporting labelmates Fontaines, they’re gigging at Broadcast on Friday at 8pm. To buy tickets head over to their website. Catch them whilst they are still doing small venues, that won’t last long.

3 THE full programme has been unveiled for Sea Change Film Festival, which will run from September 21-25 on the Hebridean island of Tiree. Sea Change was founded with the mission to support women across the screen industries, both by running a unique and nurturing development lab and by bringing a new community of audiences to films made by female filmmaking talent. The festival opens with a packed public programme of new and classic films by women. At venues all across this beautiful isle. For all the information, click HERE.

4 IF it feels like paradise running through your bloody veins, you know it’s George Ezra heading your way. Aberdeen, I know you heard it from those other columns, but this time it’s real and it’s something that I feel you can get tickets for. September 25 at 7pm. Tickets from £50. Tickets are available HERE.

5 FANCY a wee family day out today? Course you do! Well, adventures are to be had on the sunflower field at Buntait Farm, Glenurquhart, Inverness. Head along and enjoy a morning with the family, or be extravagant and stay for your afternoon tea with Quila Cridhe Tearooms in the glammed up Cowshed. Something for all ages. Stick your wellies on as it is a farm! There are loads of stalls and a farm shop and the kids can blow off some steam. Tickets available HERE.

6 TONIGHT is the closing gala for the Glasgow Youth Film Festival in association with the BFI and the GFT in Glasgow and it’s closing with a Baz Luhrmann-shaped bang in the shape of the director’s dazzling Moulin Rouge. Roll up to the red carpet. Today at 6:30pm.

For tickets and more information, click HERE.

7 THE most excellent Ricky Ross is doing a solo tour just now with a bit of chanting and a bit of blethering. The tour is called Short Stories Vol 2 and it’s a tour to accompany his memoir Walking Back Home. He’s hitting Perth on Wednesday, and you need to get yourself to Perth Theatre for 7pm. It costs from £30 Ricky is one of my favourites on Twitter, he’s a sound guy. His website has all the info at the unsurprisingly named www.rickyross.com.

I won’t be missing it when he hits Glasgow on September 25.