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The Top 10 Small Scottish Music Festivals in 2018

In Scotland, we love our music - whether bigger events attracting thousands, to smaller, more intimite gathers. With the future of Scotland’s largest festival, T...
Councillor Donald Wilson, Culture and Communities convener for Edinburgh City Council, at the new exhibition (Photo: Ian Georgeson)

Childhood museum is hosting a novel exhibition

Everyone loves a good story - whether it's the never-ending adventures of Peter Pan or shipwrecked tales from Robinson Crusoe. Growing Up with Books is...
Beards and tattoos are in the top 30 cool things for 2018

These are the 30 coolest things in the UK today

By our nature, the people of Scotland are inherently cool. It's a fact. We're cynical of new trends, more often than not choosing to do...

Tickets available to see Ryder Cup star play in Scotland

Tickets to see a top American golf star in action in Scotland are now available. The Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open, a Rolex Series event,...

A delicious taste of the Orient in Leith

If you are in dire need of some deliciously fluffy pulled pork bao buns and quirkily named cocktails (my favourite being ‘Obi-Wan Negroni’), then Miss...
The exterior of Aberdeen's Tivoli Theatre

The Scottish theatre that’s staging its own comeback

Abandoned theatres tug at our emotions. As glories of a past age, they’re up there with steam locomotives and gramophones, yet there’s an inherent sadness...

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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...
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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,...
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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...
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Lerwick Distillery: Shetland set for its first whisky distillery

The idea began more than a decade ago when friends Martin Watt, Caroline MacIntyre and Calum Miller came up with the idea to open the...
Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...