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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,...

The curtain is rising across the Scottish capital

Adaptations of 80s musical movies, hits from the 50s and 60s and classical music are just some of the events happening in Edinburgh this week....

Create the perfect mood in your own home

It can be hard to know where to start when planning to design or decorate an area of your house. Trawling Pinterest is an option,...
The impressive courtyard

A new dawn for an iconic Edinburgh building

Homebuyers have the chance to move into an  iconic building. Donaldson’s is set amidst 18 acres of elegant grounds and is dominated by the central...

Exhibition puts the female body at its centre

There's still time to catch the an exhibition of work on the female body and its links to nature, currently showing in Edinburgh. Edinburgh-based Jannica...
A young Sylvester McCoy in Dunoon

Doctor Who star steps back in time to Dunoon childhood

He's a Scot who's known all over the planet Earth, having saving the world more times than he cares to remember. Sylvester McCoy played the...

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...