Enlightenment Edinburgh: A Guide, by Sheila Szatkowski

Book review – Enlightenment Edinburgh: A Guide

Edinburgh was the intellectual hub of the western world in the 18th century, with treatises and lectures on science, medicine, law, architecture, philosophy and political...
Craigielaw Golf Club will stage the 26th Scottish Senior Open

2018 Scottish Senior Open returns to the golf coast

The Scottish Senior Open will return to the heartland of Scotland’s celebrated golf coast in East Lothian for the fourth successive year. Craigielaw Golf Club...
HRH Princess Anne

Royal patron officially confirmed for Scottish society’s 200th birthday

A Scottish society which marks its bicentenary in 2020 has been given Royal approval. The Royal Celtic Society has announced that HRH the Princess Royal...

Farming Scotland conference harvests the thoughts of key trade figures

The 15th annual Farming Scotland Conference is taking place this week. On 8 February, an exciting line up of speakers will share their views and experiences under...
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Blue Ball in Jodhpur (Photo: Dena Woodhams)

A Study in Tartan as new Sherlock design is kept in the family

Sherlock Holmes has a new official tartan - and it's been kept in the family. Tania Henzell has designed the new tartan, and she is...
Frances Priest's creation Grammar of Ornament - India, a collection of 16 ceramic forms (Photo: Shannon Tofts)

Students have a real passion for fashion with their show

Textile and fashion diploma students from Edinburgh College have created their own artistic display, which will take place this weekend. Thye have drawn inspiration from...



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...
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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...
Credit: Zak Cassar.

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...

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...