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Study days all set to return for Scottish art lovers

Duff House’s popular Study Days will return to the Georgian mansion in Banff on 27 and 28 November. A joint initiative between Historic Environment Scotland...
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One of the world’s rarest books on show for one day

One of the world’s most treasured books, the Gutenberg Bible, will go on display at the National Library of Scotland this week. On Thursday (22...

First Minister’s favourite reads for Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland is now underway, with events taking place up and down the nation. As part of this year’s celebrations, the Scottish Book Trust...

Scots 16th century jewellery could reach £15,000

A rare 16th century Scottish heirloom with extraordinary provenance is going to auction next week. Christie’s forthcoming Important Jewels sale on 28 November in London...
The Enchanted Forest won Best Cultural Event or Festival (Photo: Angus Forbes)

Tourism winners are honoured at awards ceremony

Tourism talent in Central East and Tayside has been recognised in the country’s most prestigious tourism awards. A total of 14 tourism businesses struck gold...
Granite Noir is returning in 2021 - online

Murder, mysteries and more with Granite Noir

The cream of crime fiction authors from around the world, a poisoned high tea party, Noir inspired cabaret and a specially commissioned Escape Room game...

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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...