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Violinist Benjamin Baker in the Labyrinth at Kellie Castle as part of the 2021 East Neuk Festival (Photo: David Behrens)

East Neuk Festival concludes at Kellie Castle

Scotland’s East Neuk Festival concluded its programme of live performances on Sunday after four days of live music-making along Fife’s coastline. To mark the end...
National Library of Scotland Library conservator Ryan Gibson (Photo: Neil Hanna Photography)

National Library of Scotland re-opens with two displays

Fifteen months after the National Library closed its doors for the first time due to Covid-19, the Library’s exhibition programme is set to resume on...

Guy Grieve and author Alistair Moffat join our podcast

Scottish Field's weekly podcast continues this week, as we speak with our award-winning columnist Guy Grieve, and acclaimed writer Alistair Moffat. Guy - who has just...
Landward presenter Euan McIlwraith in his earlier presenting days

Euan McIlwraith stepping back from Landward

Landward presenter Euan McIlwraith is stepping back from the series. After three decades of reporting for BBC Scotland’s countryside magazine series, Euan McIlwraith has decided...
Mica Paris

There’s something for everyone at Fringe By The Sea

This year everyone is going to love being by the seaside as Fringe By The Sea, Scotland’s freshest festival which is held in North Berwick...
A giant sand drawing to mark the East Neuk Festival (Photo: Jamie Wardley / Sand In Your Eye)

Giant sand artworks promote the East Neuk Festival

East Neuk Festival has put the spotlight on the plight of young musicians in an immense sand portrait drawn onto Elie beach. Amid growing fears...

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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...