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Enjoy a Guinness for St Patrick’s Day – in dessert form!

Guinness sorbet is on the menu at a popular Scottish ice cream parlour this St Patrick’s Day. With four cans of Guinness going into each...
Morna Young’s (pictured) “Lost at Sea” play is a lyrical tribute to Scotland’s fishing communities and a recognition of people’s undeniable relationship with their own coastline. (Photo: Colin Hattersley)

40 years of Scotland’s largest rural performing arts festival

Scotland celebrates the 40th anniversary of its largest, rural performing arts festival this summer. Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival is unveiling its eclectic programme of...

A bedtime favourite translated into Scots

Scots linguist Susan Rennie has charmingly translated the much loved children’s classic into Scots. With the delightful original artwork, the story follows the family’s adventure...

Finding time for your dog is a challenge

Finding time for outdoor activities and poor weather conditions have been voted by Scots dog owners as the biggest obstacles to taking good care of...

New bespoke coffee and cultural venue unveiled

Edinburgh has a new cultural hub and coffee destination in the heart of the capital. Located on Edinburgh’s iconic George Street, 127 is a place...
Emma Alcock's Silhouette of Jug II

Two new art exhibitions are all ready to open

Two shows are opening tomorrow at The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh. The first is an exhibition of Scottish landscape paintings by Victoria Orr Ewing...

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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...
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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,...
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...