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Architectural plans for St Columba’s Church in Glasgow (Photo: Ross Parker / SNS Group)

Celebrating Glasgow’s Gaelic culture ahead of the Mod

To celebrate the return of the Mod,  a new display entitled Glasgow Gaels, which charts some of the history of the Gaelic community in the...

Artist to open new Fort William exhibition

A Scots artist is to exhibit her work at the Lime Tree Gallery in Fort William. Rose Strang is an Edinburgh-born landscape artist whose work...

Showcase for Scotland’s young creative stars

The teenagers from the What’s Your Story? programme presented their latest work last night at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh. The programme is run by...
The next stage of fundraising is underway for the Maid of the Loch (Photo: Lenny Warren)

Maid of the Loch re-opens after £1m restoration

Maid of the Loch, the iconic paddle steamer berthed in Loch Lomond, has taken significant steps forward by re-opening today following a £1.1m restoration project....

A look at the Scottish play and the real Macbeth

An exploration of Shakespeare's Scottish play is coming to our TV screens this week. Cathy MacDonald finds the Gaelic roots of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and explores...

√Čgalit√©, Fraternit√©, Libert√© – for Scotland’s trees

When she’s not helping to clear 100 hectares of Wester Ross from the invasive species rhododendron ponticum, Isabelle Kerjose is a community councillor in Applecross...

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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 ‚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...