Offshore life comes ashore at Aberdeen Maritime Museum

As world leaders prepare to meet in Glasgow to discuss the climate emergency, a new display at Aberdeen Maritime Museum considers changes in the offshore...
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Try wild swimming to mark this Halloween

Over the past 12 months, wild swimming has enjoyed a near 300% surge in popularity as waves of new swimmers take the plunge. This Sunday,...
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Scots and Japanese artists stage linked exhibitions

An exhibition by four artists in Scotland and four in Japan opens in Stornoway this month. Being held at An Lanntair, this is the culmination...
Artist Ron Lawson

Ron Lawson – Surf to Summit at the Strathearn Gallery

Scotland’s most original and in demand artist opens his largest solo exhibition to date at the Strathearn Gallery in Crieff. Celebrating a return to the...
Glass Artists Jeff Zimmer shows an example of his work and prepares the space in Glass Lab Edinburgh for a series of socially distanced workshops as part of Craft Week Scotland which starts on Monday 9 and runs until Sunday 15 November. In response to the coronavirus pandemic Craft Scotland have launched Craft Week Scotland as a nationwide initiative to raise awareness of the vibrant craft sector and boost sales for both makers and craft destinations. From furniture to jewellery, ceramics, textiles, glass and more Scottish contemporary craft is in demand worldwide from private collectors, museums and galleries to a host of international markets including the US and Japan.

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Craft Week Scotland is returning this weekend

Craft Week Scotland returns for its second year as Scotland’s thriving craft sector continues to come together in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Running from...

2 for 1 ticket offer for Country Living Christmas Fair

Christmas is coming… and so is the magical Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair, when it returns to the SEC, Glasgow from 2-5 December. This is...



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...
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...
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...