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A thought-provoking collection of poetry

Liz Lochhead’s innovative compilation of poems speak of locations, relationships and individuals, featuring humour and thought-provoking themes to enrich the imagery. All of the poems...

Time running out to catch sight loss artist’s display

Contemporary artist Alan McIntyre has a new art exhibition on in Edinburgh's Embo Cafe, running until 4 August. This exhibition Suspending Nature captures the movement...
Visitors to the exhibition can dress up in traditional clothing from the 20th century

Leading social history museum marks 30 years

One of the UK’s leading social history museums, the iconic People’s Story Museum, opened its door for the first time 30 years ago. This museum...
Piper Danny Hutcheson watched by Heather Morton (Photo: Chris James)

Picture by Chris James   22/7/19

Get ready for the world’s first piping jukebox

The world’s first interactive Piping Jukebox, complete with live piper inside, will visit Glasgow’s Buchanan Street tomorrow (Tuesday). From 11.30am until 1.30pm, it will give...

The Turriff Show is now just a fortnight away

The biggest two-day agricultural show in Scotland, the Turriff Show, is running in just a couple of weeks. The event, which runs on 4-5 August,...

Landscape put in focus at Glencoe exhibition

An exhibition of vibrant Highland landscapes by acclaimed Scottish colourist artist Hamish MacDonald is set to go on show. It will open at the National...

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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskey’s

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...
The Macallan Horizon bottle in SCOTCH.

The Balmoral unveils exclusive ÂŁ100,000 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...
Dennis Malcolm

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...
Inaugural Release HR-001-6177 copy

Ardnahoe Distillery: First whisky to come from a new distillery on Islay since 2009 released

It has been six decades since Stewart Laing first learned how to make whisky on Islay. In the 1960s he travelled to the world-famous whisky...
Credit: Zak Cassar.

Kiefer Sutherland: Hollywood star brings new whisky to the UK

Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland has unveiled his new whisky to the UK, a homage to his Canadian roots and love of the spirit. The whisky,...
Thomas Macrae.

Life With Isle of Harris Distillery: ‘The Hearach is special, it has done so much for the island’

Isle of Harris distiller Thomas Macrae talks to us about his earliest memories of whisky and why The Hearach is so special to islanders. And...