A Week in Whisky: Going green, raising cash, and more

Peter Ranscombe shines his irreverent spotlight on another week in whisky… DISTILLERS will gather for the World Whisky Forum at Stauning whisky distillery in Denmark...
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Dance Base announces its 21st festival programme showcasing Scottish dance talent on the world’s biggest arts platform, and bringing internationally renowned artists to the Scottish capital: 33 companies from 12 countries present 39 dance and physical theatre shows exploring and celebrating life and the human condition through themes of sexuality, disability, climate crisis and feminism. Some of the highlights include Tess Letham’s Remedy for Memory, a feminist dance fantasy, and Rob Heaslip’s Strawboys merging the worlds of traditional Balkan dance with contemporary music.

The 2022 programme is the final Dance Base programme curated by Morag Deyes MBE who led Dance Base as the Artistic Director between 1994 and 2021.

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The Week in Pictures: Rocks, straw, and more

Peter Ranscombe takes a light-hearted look at some of the images that caught the eyes of Scottish Field's writers this week, from rocks to straw…...

Perthshire ‘carer cottage’ opens its doors

HAWTHORN Brae, a cottage in the heart of Perthshire, has opened in time for Carers' Week, offering a spot of respite for people with life-limiting...

Vigil among Scottish winners at Celtic Media Festival

BBC television series Vigil was among the Scottish winners at this week's Celtic Media Festival. Last summer's programme, set on a nuclear submarine, won the...
Disney's The Lion King, première 30 oktober 2016 in het AFAS Circustheater Scheveningen, cast: Naidjim Severina (Simba), Gaia Aikman (Nala), David Goncalves (Mufasa), Jorrit Ruijs (Scar), Gugwana Dlamini (Rafiki), Barry Beijer (Zazu), Steve Beirnaert (Timon), Kobe van Herwegen (Pumbaa), Juliann Ubbergen (Banzai), Naomi Webster (Shenzi), Maarten Smeele (Ed),  Charmaine Yard (Sarabi), ...... (kleine Simba), ...... (kleine Nala)

REVIEW: Disney’s The Lion King show is a roaring success

Having experienced the show’s cacophony of colour and sound, Rosie Morton challenges anyone to sit through Disney’s The Lion King and not be moved to...

Fairmont St Andrews goes glamping for The Open

THE Fairmont St Andrews hotel has launched a "glamping" option for visitors to this summer's 150th Open. It's the first time that the luxury hotel...



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...
HRH Prince Charles with Ian Urquhart Signing First Cask at Benromach.

Former Gordon & MacPhail chief Ian Urquhart dies following an illness

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has died aged 76. The Moray based businessman died peacefully on 15 March after an illness, with his family by...
Ewan, Jamie, Charlie and Lachlan Maclean.

Charles Maclean: Whisky writer launches new charity dram with his sons

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles Maclean has launched a new dram - and every bottle sold will give at least one person clean water for...
Chef Tom Kitchin. Credit Marc Miller

Me and My Dram, Tom Kitchin: ‘You have to be in the right moment to enjoy whisky, that’s the magic of it’

Following a rocky start, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin has fostered an enduring love for whisky, finds Morag Bootland. He sits down with us for the latest...
The first legal dram from the Outer Hebridean Isle of Harris, The Hearach offers an elegant single malt, with fruit and floral notes and a long, slightly smoky, finish.

Isle of Harris: Distillery releases four new batches of the long awaited Hearach whisky

Last year the first batches of the long awaited Isle of Harris whisky sold out in less than five hours – after more than 25,000...
Rosebank Distillery.

Rosebank Distillery: ‘King of the Lowlands’ ready to re-open with 100-year-old mill still used in whisky production

It was closed three decades ago in 1993, but now the ‘King of the Lowlands’, Rosebank Distillery is to reopen.  The historic distillery has been...