The best events, talks and sport
Army Assault Course Challenge
Release your inner drill sergeant on Dreghorn’s assault course at this fun, group event to raise funds for the Thistle Foundation. It may be the only chance you get to scream blue murder at your mother-in-law. Dreghorn Barracks, Redford Road, Sat 23 Sep.
The Royal Exchange Square Ball
Dress up in your finest finery and get down to this glam event where salsa, rumba, R&B and swing are the dance styles of choice. One Up, 29 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, Sun 24 Sep.
Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2006
As somebody wise once said, nosiness is next to Godliness, so here’s your chance to satisfy those holy urges to peek behind the scenes at some of the capital’s famous venues and hidden gems. Various Venues, Edinburgh, Sat 30 Sep.
Glasgow International Highland Cattle Show and Scottish Food Event
The largest gathering of the big ginger hairy beasts in the world (also known as Scotland’s oldest breed of cattle). For the first time the Scottish Food Event with stalls and demonstrations will be part of the fun. Pollok Country Park, Pollokshaws Road, Sat 30 Sep.