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Ocean Liners: Speed and Style will be the first V&A Dundee exhibition

Speed and style at the V&A’s first exhibition

The first tickets for V&A Dundee’s inaugural exhibition, Ocean Liners: Speed and Style, are now available to book. Tickets for entry to the show, which...
Hidden Door needs to raise funds urgently to continue

Film festival will hit the screen for Hidden Door event

It's just over a week until the film programme at this year's Hidden Door Festival gets underway. Running from Friday 25 May-Sunday 3 June, the...

Attracting pollinators to your garden is easy as A, Bee, C

The whole planet is to be abuzz with activity for World Bee Day this weekend (Sunday, 20 May). Ecologists at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have...

Clay pigeon event will boost care charity

A clay pigeon shooting competition being held this summer is set to benefit a worthy charity. On Saturday, 12 May, the first PATCH Summer Series...
Barrow loads of book fun with Andrew Wilson, owner of the Beltie Books bookshop in the town (Photo: Colin Hattersley)

Read all about it as Wigtown marks 20 years as book town

Scotland's national book town is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week. In 1998, Wigtown in Dumfries and Galloway was declared Scotland’s National Book Town –...

Scotland ready to host international book figures

Scotland is set to host senior publishing figures from the US, South Korea and Europe who are on a trade mission. The fourth International Fellowship...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...
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...