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Hamilton & Inches chief executive Stephen Paterson

Hamilton and Inches pays tribute to its proud past

A new era of watchmaking has chimed for Scotland’s luxury jewellery house Hamilton & Inches. The firm is releasing a new classic wristwatch the Eighty...
The remains of the Ousdale Burn Broch  (Photo: Caithness Broch Project)

Bid to build a broch in the north of Scotland

Scottish tourism has so many bold and varied tourist attractions. Some are based in brand new buildings, capitalising on modern technology, while others are steeped...
Stuart Stratford conducting the Orchestra of Scottish Opera

Scottish Opera prepares for a Russian first

The first ever performance of Rachmaninov on the Scottish Opera stage, and the Scottish premiere of Francesca da Rimini, are taking place soon. The 2017/18...
Oscar Wilde's Lady Winderemere's Fan will be broadcast to Scottish cinemas

Theatre broadcast will be Absolutely Fabulous

Scottish theatre lovers unable to attend a London performance will be able to see a show live in cinemas. Oscar Wilde's Lady Winderemere's Fan is...
The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda is coming to Edinburgh in 2019

Matilda musical will cast its spell in Edinburgh

The musical version of Roald Dahl's much-loved Matilda is coming to Edinburgh - and tickets go on sale next week. The Royal Shakespeare Company has...
The Easter Bunny is coming to New Lanark

Learn and play with activities at New Lanark

Families planning a day out over the Easter weekend can have a fun and educational time in New Lanark. From Friday, 30 March to Monday,...

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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...