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Chocolat author to give free talk at Scottish school

The writer of a best seller which was turned into an international hit film is to visit a Scottish school. Bestselling Chocolat author Joanne Harris,...

Rest and Be Thankful – with a cocktail in hand

Our third and final exclusive cocktail made with Scottish spirit Aqua Vitae is ready for you to try. This week, we have presented three cocktails...
SHaron Small and Martin Marquez in Still Alice (Photo: Geraint Lewis)

The realities of dementia at the heart of Still Alice

The power of theatre is immense - provoking strong reactions from the audience, as powerful performances elicit emotions that we never expected to feel. Still...

Crime novelist set to launch Granite Noir festival

Aberdeen’s crime writing festival Granite Noir is all set to launch its third festival programme at a special event this weekend. Local crime novelist Stuart...
Doctor Who was named as parents' sixth top fictional hero

Scots are fully booked for reading with family

A new survey has named Scots as the UK’s most avid readers. Book Week Scotland runs from 19-25 November, a celebration of the world of...
A historical Christmas card from the Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums collection

Get your hands on a little bit of Scottish history

Shoppers in the North East will have the chance to get their hands on a slice of history this week when a small display of...

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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...