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A historical Christmas card from the Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums collection

Get your hands on a little bit of Scottish history

Shoppers in the North East will have the chance to get their hands on a slice of history this week when a small display of...
Ben Macpherson MSP, Minister for Europe, Migration and International Development, and Jordi Albareda, Fair Saturday director and founder (Photo: Stewart Attwood)

St Andrew’s Day to be a celebration of fairness

A collective celebration of arts, culture and social causes is coming to Scotland to mark St Andrew’s Day. The first nationwide Fair Saturday will take...
The Scottish Rural Parliament was held in Brechin in 2016 (Photo: Paul Reid)

Brexit, policy, pay gap and more at Rural Parliament

Around 400 people from across Scotland will arrive in Stranraer this week to take part in the Scottish Rural Parliament. Thought to be Scotland’s largest...
Patrick Dupuy, 24, has composed Peter Pan Moat Brae

Pre-opening event for Scotland’s storytelling base

A girl whose dream job is to be the first tour guide at the Moat Brae National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling will soon...
Tim Morton (left) and Martin Hughes, manager of the Scottish Boat Building School at the Scottish Maritime Museum, with the Powerful

100 year old Scottish yacht goes on public display

A stunning century-old William Fife III sailing yacht has gone on display at the Scottish Maritime Museum on the Harbourside in Irvine. Believed to be...

Photographic exhibition will be all At Sea

A Scots photographer's portrait of working men and women from north-east Scotland’s fishing communities have been unveiled at a new exhibition. Photographic portraits by London-based...

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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...