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Curators mark International Women’s Day

Curators from Museums and Galleries Edinburgh are marking International Women’s Day 2021 by taking the opportunity to shine a spotlight on a selection of fascinating...

The April 2021 edition of Scottish Field is out now

Spring is here - and so is the April 2021 edition of Scottish Field, now available in shops and online. In this packed issue, we...

Aberdeen considers bronze statue for football legend Denis Law

Aberdeen is looking at creating a bronze statue of football legend Denis Law in the city centre. It followed a motion at Aberdeen City Council...

Horses must be given more attention on the roads

An estimated three million horse riders in the UK use public roads, so it is inevitable that accidents will happen. But is enough being done...
The Bacchae staged at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (Photo: Robert McFadzean / RCS)

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland named in world top three

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) is one of the world’s top three destinations to study the performing arts, according to prestigious global rankings released...

Hybrid digital poetry festival goes live on Saturday

StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival is set to go live with its online celebration of poetry in all its forms this weekend. The annual event...

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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...