LATEST POSTS

Festival sell out comes to Scotland on UK tour

Glasgow's Tron Theatre is to play host to a festival that had a sold out run at the Edinburgh Festival. The Political History of Smack...

Celebrating U.S. conceptual artist Allan Kaprow

Jupiter Artland Foundation has announced a new season dedicated to legendary American conceptual artist Allan Kaprow, who famously coined the term ‚ÄėHappening‚Äô in the early...
Dial M For Murder is coming to Glasgow (Photo: Manuel Harlan)

Hitchcock’s classic Dial M For Murder coming to Glasgow

A brand new production of the classic thriller, Dial M for Murder, will run at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, next month as part of UK...
Painter Hazel Campbell  (Photo: Colin Hattersley)

Artists and makers revealed for Scotland’s open studios event

Spring Fling’s 2020 line-up offers a superb chance to enjoy a Bank Holiday weekend visiting studios across Dumfries and Galloway. A total of 87 artists...
French Impressions at Aberdeen Art Gallery (Photo: VisitScotland / Kenny Lam)

Gallery welcomes 100,000 visitors in less than 100 days

Aberdeen Art Gallery has welcomed more than 100,000 visitors since it re-opened to the public less than 100 days ago.  The revitalised gallery is now well on...

Show your love for Glencoe this Valentine’s Day

The National Trust for Scotland is asking people to show their love for Glencoe this February by giving a Hug of Heather. This new campaign...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
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 ‚Äď 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 ‚ÄėKing of the Lowlands‚Äô, 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...