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Win the chance to be published with the 2022 Kelpies Prize

This year’s Kelpies Prizes have opened, giving hopeful Scottish authors and illustrators of children's books the chance to kickstart a career. The Kelpies Prize for...

Find out about Perthshire Open Studios in our podcast

This week's Scottish Field podcast is now available, with Glenys Andrews, president of Perthshire Open Studios, as our guest. Podcast host Kenny Smith reminds you...
Ian Rankin  (Photo: Simon Williams)

Tickets still available for Royal Scots Club Literary Lunches

Scots crime writers Ian Rankin, Lin Anderson and Lesley Kelly are the special guests of the Royal Scots Club, at their new series of themed...
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Inception art show launches at Dalkeith Palace

Dalkeith Palace is hosting Inception, a new art sales exhibition launching this month, to showcase the work of handpicked British artists. In a world adapting...
The Last Supper busts  (Photo: Colin Hattersley)

Edinburgh Cathedral exhibits The Last Supper in busts

A collection of life sized busts of Jesus and the apostles, made from fragments of crockery, is on display on the High Altar of Edinburgh’s...
Alan Cumming with his honorary doctorate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (Photo: Robert McFadzean)

Scots star Alan Cumming honoured with doctorate

He’s the global actor, author and activist with an eclectic and electrifying career. Alan Cumming, the Scots-born superstar of stage and screen – and much...

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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...
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...
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...