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New trustees sought for Wigtown Festival Company

The Wigtown Festival Company is searching for new trustees to join its board, and help continue building on its success. While it is best-known for...
Signal-on-Sea is a large-scale, environmental sound installation on Irvine Beach by Dutch duo, Strijbos and Van Rijswijk

Irvine Beach installation is completely sound

A captivating large-scale, environmental sound installation can be found on Irvine Beach. Created by Dutch duo, Strijbos and Van Rijswijk, the major free event will...
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Glasgow invaded by 50 handcrafted wooden robots

Glasgow residents have been taking to social media to discover the meaning behind the robots which mysteriously appeared in the city overnight. The robots, each...
Young foxes at the SSPCA Wildlife Rescue centre (Photo: Maramedia)

Scotland’s animals are still Born to be Wild

A second series of Born to Be Wild, the BBC Scotland documentary set at the SSPCA Wildlife Rescue centre, returns tonight. This is the place...

We chat gin and rugby in the Scottish Field podcast

If you like your gin and competitive sport, then this week's Scottish Field podcast is just the one for you. This week, our podcast sees...
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Festival goes online to showcase to the world

For the first time in its 74-year history, the Edinburgh International Festival is offering audiences worldwide the opportunity to experience performances from the comfort of...

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...
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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...
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...
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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...