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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...

The artistic story of the Students at Hospitalfield

Hospitalfield was the nursery which cultivated around 700 20th century Scottish artists during its half a century in use. This book detils the history of...
Ben Macpherson MSP, Minister for Europe, Migration and International Development, and Jordi Albareda, Fair Saturday director and founder (Photo: Stewart Attwood)

St Andrew’s Day to be a celebration of fairness

A collective celebration of arts, culture and social causes is coming to Scotland to mark St Andrew’s Day. The first nationwide Fair Saturday will take...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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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...
Inaugural Release HR-001-6177 copy

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...