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Charity auction to help end homelessness in Scotland

A unique collaboration of artists, designers and Scottish businesses are to help end homelessness in Scotland. BoConcept Scotland are proud to host a unique ‘Sit...
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Picasso and Warhol at the heart of exhibition

A major London exhibition is coming to Scotland. New Lanark World Heritage Site will be hosting London’s Fashion and Textile Museum’s international travelling exhibition Artist...
Articulated necklace, silver and enamel, designed by Grete Prytz Kittelsen (1917–2010) in 1952, for J Tolstrup, Norway copyright National Museums Scotland

Modernist jewellery exhibition to launch next month

A collection of modernist jewellery will go on display at the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 1 December until 29 April 2018. ‘Modernist Jewellery’...
‘Portrait of the Artist’s Daughter, Clara Serena’ by Sir Peter Paul Rubens

Rubens portrait to make UK debut in Edinburgh

A family portrait by one of the greatest 17th-century artists will be on display at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh from 17 November to...

Scottish distillery releases the country’s first absinthe

A Scottish distillery is producing what is thought to be the first absinthe created in the country. The Lost Loch Distillery has launched Murmichan, which...
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Preservation of ruined church building gets underway

A ruined Fife church and its churchyard are to be preserved for their national significance. Floral Art Burntisland and primary school pupils were busy planting...

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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...
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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...
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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...