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Poet Niall O'Gallagher

Guest editor of Best Scottish Poems announced

The Scottish Poetry Library has announce that rising star Roseanne Watt is the guest editor of the SPL’s annual online anthology Best Scottish Poems 2019....
Silent Sleuth by Dan Miller

New Dan Miller art exhibition opens its doors at SWG3

Multi-discipline arts venue SWG3 will present a new series of paintings by Glasgow-based artist Dan Miller. A new exhibition displaying the paintings of Glasgow artist...
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Red Bull Neptune Steps doubles in size for 2020

The date of the biggest ever Red Bull Neptune Steps event to be staged in Glasgow has been revealed. The Maryhill Locks will once again...
Sir Ian Grant

Prestigious panel for the Scottish Rural Awards

Bake Off star Flora Shedden and previous winner Sir Ian Grant will be joining the Scottish Rural Awards judging panel for 2020. The Scottish Rural...
MarkBeaumont

Scots being encouraged to #GetYerKiltOn

Scots are being encouraged to #GetYerKiltOn for St Andrews Day. Celebrities including cyclist Mark Beaumont are showing their support for the Fife Tourism Partnership initiative,...

A celebration of Scottish artists across time

First ever exhibition dedicated to exploring the different ways that drawing in Scotland has shaped the work of some of the country’s most celebrated artists,...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...
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...