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An archive image of the original Travelling Gallery bus (Photo courtesy of the Travelling Gallery)

Celebrating 40 years of constantly moving art

One of the most delightful things about art is that it never stays still. For the past four decades, that's definitely been the case for...
Lead singer of Primal Scream Bobby Gillespie

V&A Dundee opening attracts Scots music stars

A free two-day celebration of design, music and performance will mark the opening of V&A Dundee. Legendary Scottish rockers Primal Scream will headline the 3D...

Book review – 1824: The World’s First Football Club

Queen's Park Football Club are acknowledged as Scotland's oldest football club, having been founded in 1867. But Hampden Park's finest weren't the first team in...

You can’t help but take note of Susie’s work

Calligrapher and painter Susie Leiper is surrounded by quills and a range of Chinese brushes in her bright Edinburgh New Town mews studio. You may...

Congratulations – Songwriter to the Stars

In this engrossing autobiography, Bill Martin, one of the most successful and prolific songwriters of the last few decades, tells not only the story of...
Dr Stacey Hunter (design curator) and Susan McKay (commercial director at Glasgow Chamber of Commerce) at the Local Heroes launch

They’ve got designs on glory during Glasgow event

A new exhibition and shop created to coincide with the European Championships is set to open this weekend. Made In Glasgow by Local Heroes  is...

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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskey’s

Alice Grundon takes a look at some of Scotland’s new expressions…   Glenmorangie Rich and deliciously decadent, Glenmorangie Pommard Cask Finish is the result of...
The Macallan Horizon bottle in SCOTCH.

The Balmoral unveils exclusive ÂŁ100,000 whisky experience in partnership with The Macallan

It's been two centuries since The Macallan distilled its very first batch of whisky on the banks of the River Spey. Since then it has...
Dennis Malcolm

The Glen Grant: Scotland’s longest serving distiller Dennis Malcolm retires after 63 years

Born on The Glen Grant distillery grounds in 1946, where both his father and grandfather worked, Dennis Malcolm was always destined for a career in...
Inaugural Release HR-001-6177 copy

Ardnahoe Distillery: First whisky to come from a new distillery on Islay since 2009 released

It has been six decades since Stewart Laing first learned how to make whisky on Islay. In the 1960s he travelled to the world-famous whisky...
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Kiefer Sutherland: Hollywood star brings new whisky to the UK

Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland has unveiled his new whisky to the UK, a homage to his Canadian roots and love of the spirit. The whisky,...
Thomas Macrae.

Life With Isle of Harris Distillery: ‘The Hearach is special, it has done so much for the island’

Isle of Harris distiller Thomas Macrae talks to us about his earliest memories of whisky and why The Hearach is so special to islanders. And...