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Provost Skene's House

Sporting legend to be honoured at new attraction

The youngest-ever winner of BBC Sports Personality of the Year will be celebrated along with other world-beaters. Provost Skene’s House in Aberdeen will re-open as...
Rachel Maclean has written, directed and starred in Spite Your Face

Scots artist to display short film in Israel

Scottish artist Rachel Maclean is to stage her first work in Israel. The exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art is comprised of a...
Denise Mina (Photo: Ollie Grove)

13th Cromarty Film Festival plans announced

The full programme has been announced for the 13th annual Cromarty Film Festival. Guests including best-selling author Denise Mina, acclaimed journalist Lesley Riddoch, sound engineer...
Clare Brownlow's Christmas card for Schöffel Country

Pheasant feather artist makes a pleasant card

A Scottish-based artist has created the Christmas card for a leading outdoor clothing firm - using a pheasant feather. This year Schöffel Country have teamed...
Ben Castle-Gibb as Frankenstein

A modern Frankenstein – with Mary Shelley at its heart

Frankenstein - it's a book that's become a monster in itself over the years. Mary Shelley's Gothic tale, first published in 1818, has gone on...

Best race day honour goes to Musselburgh course

Racing horse owners and trainers visiting Musselburgh Racecourse will receive the best race day experience in the UK, according to industry awards judges. The East...

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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...