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Art of the Scottish seas forms new collection

The Scottish Maritime Museum will host a remarkable new national art collection. Featuring works by artists such as FCB Cadell, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Muirhead Bone,...
Glasgow playwright Heloise Thuall

A Play, Poet and a Pastry series comes to a close

The world premiere of Glasgow playwright Heloise Thuall's new play The Bug in The Cup takes place next week. The last in a successful series...

Musical compositions in one new volume

A major collection of James Scott Skinner's musical compositions has been compiled by fiddler Alastair Hardie. The author of The Caledonian Companion has collected 33...
The Pompeo Batoni portrait of Colonel William Gordon

Celebrated Scots artwork is a Dutch of class

One of the National Trust for Scotland’s most-celebrated and well-known paintings is being displayed in Amsterdam. Normally resident at Fyvie Castle, Ellon, the life-size Pompeo...
Langgaard’s Music of the Spheres will be performed at Glasgow Cathedral

A symphonic spectacular year is ahead for BBC SSO

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra has today unveiled its 2018/19 concert season. In his third Season as BBC SSO Chief Conductor, Thomas Dausgaard conducts major works...

Book review – A Wild Call by Martyn Murray

What’s the story? The non-fiction book follows Martyn Murray on a voyage through the Scottish Isles after his father’s death and a hunger for the...

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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 ÂŁ50,000 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...