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Breaking the News exhibition to look at the media

A Scots library is playing host from today (Thursday 24 February) to a pop-up British Library exhibition about the role news plays in our society....
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Exhibition showcases work by young people

An exploration of identity and place is the focus of a diverse new exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Rooted in the National Galleries...

Moonlight swim challenge at Loch Lomond

Wild swimmers are being offered the chance to take part in a moonlit swim at Loch Lomond. Inchbaggers Island Swims is to host a Moonlight...

Scottish Fisheries Museum looks at El Niño

A new exhibition at the Scottish Fisheries Museum is set to bust negative images of the extreme weather phenomenon El Niño. It will show the...
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New musical work sought to celebrate Year of Stories

Iconic stories, people and places across the Highlands and Islands will be celebrated this year in a new piece of music to be performed during...

Scots Audie Award nominee chats with our podcast

Three Scots were given some very good news recently, and we meet one of them in our latest podcast. The Audio Publishers Association’s finalists for...

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
The lights are on at the still house of Port Ellen distillery after 40 years.

Port Ellen: The rebirth of Scotland’s legendary ghost distillery

The rebirth of Port Ellen distillery has been eagerly anticipated for years by the whisky community across the globe.  Perhaps the most legendary of all...