A Series of Controlled Explosions is a mini-festival taking place in Ayr on the on 24th October. It’s similar in some ways to the Detour events in Glasgow – all day, moving from venue to venue with the main acts a closely-guarded secret until the day.

Announced acts however are Paws, Simon Doherty & Band, Galleries and This Familiar Smile. It runs from 3 in the afternoon till the early hours – more details are on the event’s Facebook page.