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Beautiful Lunan Bay

Arts performances coming to the dunes of Lunan Bay

An extraordinary promenade performance in the dunes of Lunan Bay in Angus, is coming later this year. Commissioned by Hospitalfield and Arbroath 2020+1, Over Lunan...
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Stepping up fight against homelessness

The Sheltersuit Foundation is a non-profit social venture which designs and manufactures products that provide immediate shelter to people experiencing homelessness. Sheltersuit UK, a branch...
The People's Palace in Glasgow (Photo: Jasper Photography / Shutterstock)

Glasgow’s People’s Palace set to reopen to the public

The final preparations are being made to reopen the People’s Palace to the public from Wednesday, June 30. Glasgow Life, the charity which delivers culture...
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How upcycled firearms have become a work of art

Award-winning Scottish contemporary artist Frank To will exhibit publicly the first ever artwork made from Humanium Metal - an alloy created from upcycled illegal firearms...

Golden Shears competition coming to Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland has announced that Lister Shearing will be official equipment and clothing sponsor of the Golden Shears Sheep...

Inside the Scottish Field website and a fascinating new series

Scottish Field's weekly podcast goes inside our own website this week, as well as highlighting a fascinating new podcast series. Website editor Kenny Smith chats...

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SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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...