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A harrowing historical episode from Scotland

This new book from popular historian Jim Hunter explores the Sutherland Clearances, one of the most harrowing episodes in Scottish history. Hunter, whose previous work...

Free prosecco for Edinburgh’s graduates at Dine

With Edinburgh’s graduation season soon upon us, multi-award winning brasserie Dine will be toasting the Class of 2019 by offering complimentary bubbles to every graduate....

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival turns 30

The Edinburgh International Children’s Festival returns from 25 May to 2 June with an exciting programme of theatre and dance for children and young people....

Life of the historic Hammer of the Scots

David Santiuste’s The Hammer of the Scots sheds a light on controversial historical figure Edward I, known as Scottorum Malleus - the Hammer of the...

It’s crunch time for BBC Scotland’s Home of the Year

The final episode of Scotland’s Home of the Year 2019 will be aired on Wednesday 29 May at 8pm on BBC Scotland. After a spectacular...

Renowned percussionist Colin Currie to give masterclass

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, in partnership with St Mary’s Music School, has announced that world-renowned percussionist Colin Currie will be hosting a masterclass. Hailed...

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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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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...
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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,...
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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...
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Lerwick Distillery: Shetland set for its first whisky distillery

The idea began more than a decade ago when friends Martin Watt, Caroline MacIntyre and Calum Miller came up with the idea to open the...
Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated ÂŁ50,000 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...