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Haddo Arts Festival 2019 all set to be revealed

The curtain will rise on the 2019 Haddo Arts Festival next week. Beginning on Tuesday, August 27, it will be marked with a performance of...
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How Robert the Bruce gave the English a bruising

Rather than overcoming a far larger English force, a controversial theory says Robert the Bruce fought far from the accepted battlefield and won by a...

RNLI hero Bill Deans MBE gives us his Credo

Bill Deans MBE has worked for the RNLI for over 44 years. In that time he has most certainly seen it all - from beached...

A history of the Borders – delivered on foot

In compelling study Walking The Border, Ian Crofton documents his trek along the Anglo-Scottish Border, on foot or by train, digging deep into historical archives...
‘The Dozens’ were humiliating auctions of useless slaves which were thought to have spawned rap battles

16th century Scots ‘rappers’ had verbal jousts at the flyte club

What do hip-hop music and sixteenth century Scotland have in common? Not much, you’d assume. But hip-hop – which developed in the The Bronx, New...

Light fantastic celebrates Scotland’s unspoiled beauty

A testimony to Scotland’s impressive array of unspoiled places of beauty is showcased in Scotland's Still Light. Andy Hall’s well accomplished photography is coupled with...

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Benbecula Distillery: Spirit flows through island distillery after 130-year-old whisky recipe revived

The first spirit has started to flow at Benbecula Distillery after an islander brought a 130-year-old recipe back to life.  Angus MacMillan always dreamed of...
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Rosebank Distillery: Sleeping giant Falkirk distillery reawakened after 30 years

Known as the sleeping giant of Scottish distilleries, the highly anticipated Rosebank Distillery has finally reawakened. After more than 30 years of closure, Ian Macleod...
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The Dalmore Luminary: Rare whisky sells for nearly £95,000 at auction

A bottle of Dalmore whisky has sold for nearly £95,000 at auction, encased in a glass sculpture which was hand polished for 500 hours. The...
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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskies

Alice Grundon takes a look at some of Scotland’s new expressions…   Glenmorangie Rich and deliciously decadent, Glenmorangie Pommard Cask Finish is the result of...
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The Balmoral unveils exclusive £100,000 whisky experience in partnership with The Macallan

It's been two centuries since The Macallan distilled its very first batch of whisky on the banks of the River Spey. Since then it has...
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The Glen Grant: Scotland’s longest serving distiller Dennis Malcolm retires after 63 years

Born on The Glen Grant distillery grounds in 1946, where both his father and grandfather worked, Dennis Malcolm was always destined for a career in...

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