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A dark history in a mysterious Scottish house

In Down to the Sea, we follow the fascinating and often difficult lives of the occupants of a mysterious house in Edinburgh across three centuries....

A chance to explore Glasgow’s prehistoric past

Who needs a TARDIS to travel back to prehistoric Glasgow, when you can do it from the comfort of home? Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has...

StAnza 2019 closes after another outstanding festival

Scotland’s International Poetry Festival has ended on a high with organisers hailing the 22nd festival as a huge success. Over five days, St Andrews was...

Moy Mackay ready for this year’s Borders Art Fair

Scottish landscape artist and author Moy Mackay is poised to reveal her new collection of work this week. She will literally pull all her threads...

Teenagers given a writing boost by Book Trust

The Scottish Book Trust has today announced the seven teenage writers and illustrators who will join the What’s Your Story? programme. Now in its fourth...

Remembering a forgotten Scots explorer

William Speirs Bruce’s name has been largely forgotten in the realms of polar exploration and research. He was a Scottish nationalist and naturalist who led...

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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 £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...