Out For The Weekend


20171103Inspiration for getting out and about at the weekend with Fiona Stalker.

Scott Becker is a mountain climber, speed flyer and adrenaline junkie. He chats to Fiona about his most recent adventure - flying 3,000 meters down a mountain in 5.5 minutes.

Reporter Claire White took in the historic sights of Edinburgh with guides Gail Niven and Susan Mather on a recent trip to the capital.

We find out about the Dundee NEoN Festival which starts on Tuesday. Sarah Cook gives us more info.

Runner David Scott is in the studio to chat about upcoming running events and how to keep running during the dark months.

When heading outdoors it's always good to know some basic first aid, so Brian McNally of the Red Cross is in the studio to give Fiona his top tips for heading out with the family.

The Wee Crime Festival takes place in Granton on Spey this weekend and we hear all about it from author and organiser Michael J Malone.

Claire White went along to the Scottish Seabird Centre to find out more about the animals of our coastline.

The BBC Scotland Poet in Residence Stuart Paterson chats to Fiona about the great outdoors and how it influences his writing.

Bonfire night is just around the corner and we hear about a special celebration taking place in Edinburgh this Sunday.

And now that the nights are drawing in early it's a great time to turn our eyes to the skies. Steve Owens tells us what to look out for.