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Outstanding show of work from Turner Prize-nominated artist

A solo exhibition by Turner Prize-shortlisted artist Nathan Coley is currently on show in East Ayrshire. The show of his work is running at the...

Exhibition will be picture perfect in Orkney

The work of Orcadian artist Mirran Hall is to be staged at a new exhibition on the island. This Saturday, October 7, sees the opening...

Sparks will fly with Alloa event tickets now on sale

Tickets for this year's bonfire night fireworks displace in Alloa have now gone on sale. The 2017 celebration in Clackmannanshire is looking to be the...

A blast from the past in the Highlands

A festival celebrating archaeology in the Highlands is now underway. The Highland Archaeology Festival 2017 is provided by the Highland Council and runs over two...

Stirling opts for some smart thinking

Visitors to Stirling are set to benefit from digital and interactive technology which will enhance the experience for both tourists and residents. Attracting 250,000 more...

Bringing history to life in East Dunbartonshire

People are being urged to explore the fascinating history of East Dunbartonshire as Scotland prepares to celebrate its first-ever Heritage Awareness Day on Friday, October...

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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...