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Exhibition will showcase popular artist’s work

An in-demand artist is to stage an exhibition of her work next week. Florin’s Glendale Gallery will showcase exhibition of original paintings, prints and beautiful...

New director of golf appointed at five-star resort

A five-star Scottish resort has appointed a new director of golf. Fairmont St Andrews, the luxury five-star hotel, has appointed Dan Naudo to the post....

Special event held ahead of V&A Dundee opening

A special event ahead of the opening of the V&A Dundee, Scotland’s new design museum, was held last week. Perthshire's Blair Castle opened its doors...

Movie star’s brother opens the Military Tattoo

Ex-RAF pilot Colin McGregor was the special guest who opened this year's show at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. He performed the moving poem ‘High...
The Glenfinnan Viaduct, as seen in the Harry Potter films (Picture: VisitScotland)

Scotland’s book trail will be a hit with young and old

Scotland has inspired some of the world’s best-loved literary creations - from Peter Rabbit to Peter Pan, Harry Potter to The Howlat. Whether it’s history,...

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Gusset Grippers

An absolute must for women who have experienced childbirth and/or are ‘ of a certain age’. This slick, incredibly funny show is written and presented...

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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...