Evening events, Kids, Nature

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Amazing Diversity

Meet experts from the Scottish Wildlife Trust, learn more about Scotland's wildlife and celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sun 30 Nov

£29.50–£110.75 / 0844 856 0202

An Fhèis Mhòr: Scotland's Festival Of Paddlesport

Celebrate the diversity of paddlesport (that's canoeing and kayaking, mostly) at this watery festival featuring the Canoe Polo tournament and Pool Slalom competitions. There's also the thrilling Tay Descent race to watch as its competitors journey down the rapids to Perth, and the National Indoor Kayak Championships…

Various venues, Perth

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Bat and Moth Night

Learn how to trap moths and use a bat detector. Warm/waterproof clothing and midge repellent are essential; a torch is useful.

RSPB Loch of Strathbeg, Fraserburgh

Fri 5 Sep

£2 (Children £1; Members free) / 01346 532017

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Bat Walk

Join the rangers for this night-time search for bats and other beasties, using special detectors. Meet at the Car Park off Moor Park Road East.

Ardeer Park, Stevenston

Sat 6 Sep


  • 21:00 – 22:30

Batman and Mothin'

Join the Countryside Rangers using detectors to tune into the bats as they feed at dusk. You might even be able to see the moths they're eating. Yum.

Patterton Train Station Car Park, Newton Mearns

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 577 4053

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Bio Blitz

Help scientists identify, count up and record all the animals on their checklist.

Edinburgh Zoo

Fri 12 Sep

£10 / 0131 334 9171

Keep your eyes peeled for bats and badgers. Email acox@rzss.org.uk to book.

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Fright by Lantern Light

Make some lanterns and then head out on a spooky walk around the nature reserve, with refreshments available and a prize for the best costume.

Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve – Scottish Wildlife Trust, New Lanark

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 01555 665262

For ages 6–12.

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Sun 26 Oct

£5 / 01555 665262

For ages 6–12.

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Halloween in the Glen, Fort William

Bring the whole family to Glen Nevis for a spooky evening of Halloween fun! Prizes for best Fancy Dress and best decorated Pumpkin. Please bring a torch as it will be dark! Suitable for all the family.

Glen Nevis Visitor Centre, Fort William

Tue 28 Oct


  • 18:00 – 20:00

Spooky Saturday

Discover ghouls, ghosts and long-legged beasties on this Halloween walk. Sturdy footwear and torch recommended.

Patterton Train Station Car Park, Newton Mearns

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 577 4053

  • 17:00 – 19:00