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William McIlvanney

Scottish Crime Book of the Year to be announced

The longlist for the McIlvanney Prize 2019 and the shortlist for the inaugural debut Scottish Crime Book of the Year have been announced. The winner...
Outlander star and scots actor Sam Heughan receiving his honarary doctorate from Chancellor Jack McConnell at University of Stirling 27/6/19

Outlander star receives honorary degree from Stirling

Award-winning Scots actor Sam Heughan, best known for playing the lead role in hit television show Outlander, has spoken of his delight after receiving an...
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Design Exhibition Scotland returns at Lyon & Turnbull

Design Exhibition Scotland is returning for its second year at Lyon & Turnbull in celebration of exceptional objects for the everyday. A pioneering project, championing...

The family legacy that lasts more than a century

For more than a century, people and bodies have been recovered from the River Clyde by the Parsonage family. George Parsonage has been the chief...

The August 2019 edition of Scottish Field is now available

The August edition of Scottish Field is now available – and we celebrate Scotland's largest city, Glasgow. We meet the people, visit the places, and...
24 Doors of Advent gives people the chance to look behind the doors of 24 buildings in Edinburgh

Beautiful garden of Dal An Eas, Kilmore opens this weekend

On a bright, blustery morning, I’m visiting the beautiful garden of Dal An Eas, Kilmore, Oban.  Owner Mary Lindsay is smiling at the door –...

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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...