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Silent film festival is all ready for its latest premiere

There's just a week to go until the ninth Hippodrome Silent Film Festival kicks off at the Hippodrome in Bo’ness. Affectionately known as ‘HippFest’ this...

Phill Jupitus ready to tour his new homeland

Stand-up comedian, poet, improviser, and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus is touring his new show around Scotland. Entitled Sassy Knack, he will entertain for over an...

Bowhill to blossom into its 2019 visitor season

Bowhill House and Grounds will step into spring opening its doors for the 2019 visitor season on Saturday, 30 March. With a variety of activities...

Outlander mill campaign hits 80% funding

Bid to raise £12,000 to restore a mill featured in the TV series Outlander is well on its way to hitting its target. Since launching...
Poet Tom Pow (Photo: Colin Hattersley Photography)

It’s good to talk for a Scottish day of conversation

Voluntary Arts Scotland and A Year of Conversation 2019 have teamed up to call on the country to take time out and talk. Scotland will...

A chance to explore Glasgow’s prehistoric past

Who needs a TARDIS to travel back to prehistoric Glasgow, when you can do it from the comfort of home? Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has...

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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...