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Turner in January exhibition opens its doors

A dramatic depiction of Robert Stevenson’s engineering marvel, the Bell Rock Lighthouse, is shining its light at the National Galleries of Scotland’s seasonal Turner exhibition...

Sequel to classic novel is full of intrigue

If you are looking for an adventure series to get stuck into, Castle Macnab book is certainly one to consider. As the sequel to John...

Edinburgh to host Chinese New Year events

Edinburgh is to be the venue for the largest Chinese New Year celebration in Scotland. For the first time a co-ordinated programme of special events...
The wall at W Bruce Ship Painters, Fraserburgh  has become a tourist attraction  (Photo: Mark Chalmers)

A tourist attraction that’s going to the wall

Having unintentionally created a colourful piece of art, W. Bruce Ship Painter’s workshop draws in tourists from far and wide. 'Say cheese…’ shouted one painter...
Bonnie Prince Charlie

Ten fascinating facts about the clan MacLeod

Clan MacLeod of Raasay has a long and proud heritage. We present 10 important facts every aspiriing member of the clan should know. 1. The...
Fields of Red, by Sandie Youngson

Artist Sandie knows how therapeutic art can be

Having run classes for terminally ill patients, former Macmillan nurse Sandie Youngson knows all about the therapeutic quality of painting. Growing up along Scotland’s coastlines...

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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...