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New RSNO recruits Paul Philbert and Luis Eisen

Tuned in for new appointments at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra has made two major appointments. The orchestra has appointed Paul Philbert as its new principal timpani and Luis Eisen as...
Childhood

Book review: A Shetland Childhood

Growing up in the 1950s seems a long time ago - and growing up in 1950s Shetland was another world entirely. Catherine Emslie presents a...
The property market in Burns Country is alive and kicking

Scotland gets ready for a week of celebrating Robert Burns

Robert Burns Night is not far away, and a host of events are taking place over the coming week to mark the occasion. Celebrated annually...
Scott Hutchinson from Scots folk band Frightened Rabbit will perform

Creative event will tie together Scottish and Malawian culture

Lake of Stars celebrate their fifteenth anniversary this year with festivals and events taking place in Malawi, London, and Glasgow. Lake of Stars Glasgow is...
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Historical Burns artefacts can be uncovered in city museums

Fascinating items related to Robert Burns are being put on show by Museums and Galleries Edinburgh. A plaster cast of Rabbie’s skull, a lock of...
Flora and Archie Scott from Edinburgh help launch Edinburgh Zoo's city-wide treasure hunt for mysterious red envelopes

Edinburgh Zoo is just the ticket with fantastic treasure hunt

Edinburgh Zoo has launched a city-wide treasure hunt. Prizes include tickets to The Giant Lanterns of China and other exclusive prizes hidden across Edinburgh. The...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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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...