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Marchmont House runs open studio weekend

THE Marchmont House open studios weekend begins tomorrow and includes a special exhibition by three artists inspired by the wild. The "Wild Spaces" exhibition in...

Rise Up festival opens in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN'S new Rise Up festival is underway, celebrating Black and People of Colour Creatives in the Granite City and the whole of Scotland. The weekend...

Fisherrow Harbour Festival returns this weekend

FISHERROW Harbour Festival is back in East Lothian tomorrow. Highlights will include an RNLI lifeboat water rescue display, a visit from two heritage fishing boats...

Craft Central opens in Dunblane tomorrow

CRAFT Central, a multi-disciplinary arts venue, opens tomorrow in Dunblane. The new site is also home to the Central Scotland School of Craft (CSSC) and...

Dynamic Earth’s planetarium is in Falkirk this weekend

FALKIRK Science Festival is playing host to Dynamic Earth's planetarium this weekend as the six-metre inflatable dome begins its summer tour. The portable planetarium can...

Have you seen a spotted flycatcher?

THE spotted flycatcher is one of six species of migratory birds returning home to Scotland right now - and scientists need your help if you...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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...