VisitScotland launch world’s first Instagram travel agency – and a chance to win a holiday

The world's first Instagram travel agency has been opened in London by VisitScotland. The #ScotSpirit Instagram Travel Agency lets visitors craft holidays to Scotland based...

It will be all light on the night at spectacular Ayrshire event

An all-new audio visual light spectacular experience is coming to Kilmarnock this week. Visitors will be able to see Dean Castle Country Park as they...

Art exhibition featuring over 400 works set to open in Ayr

One of Scotland’s most prolific charity art exhibitions with almost 400 artworks on sale starts next week. For its 24th year running, the Ayrshire Art...

Coat of Arms is presented to the Royal Celtic Society – after 197 years in existence

The Royal Celtic Society ended a wait of 197 years this month when it was finally presented with its own Coat of Arms. The society...

Art lovers encouraged to support Edinburgh exhibition to benefit hospice

St Columba’s Hospice is urging art lovers in and around Edinburgh to come along to its annual art exhibition. Running from October 20-22 at the...
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 Glasgow artist Andrew Hay (centre) unveils his paintings at Dennistoun Library with Whitehall Secondary pupils Joseph Hamilton (L) and James Reynolds.

Leading contemporary artist Andrew Hay’s work on show in Glasgow

Leading Scottish contemporary artist Andrew Hay is currently displaying three works inspired by his childhood visits to Glasgow's East End cinemas in the 1940s and...



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...