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Tattoo goes from Scotland to the big screen

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is one of the most famous attractions in Scotland each August - and now it is being taken to the...
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Throwback Thursday – the 2013 Fife Regatta

Five years ago, the Fife Regatta took place off the west coast of Scotland. Scotland has a proud history of sailing. At the beginning of...
Young ambassadors at Aberdeen Music Hall, ahead of its reopening in December

Music Hall reopening after £9million revamp

Aberdeen’s historic and much-loved Music Hall will re-open its doors to the public on December 8. The occasion will be marked with a day of...

A taste of the Middle East is coming to Scotland

Have you ever dreamed of strolling into the souks of a middle-eastern country and trying out some of their authentic food? Six by Nico restaurants...
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We will remember them on the beaches

A new work by Scots poet Carol Ann Duffy written to mark the centenary of Armistice Day has been released. Acclaimed film director Danny Boyle...

Best pictures from this year’s Royal National Mòd

The 2018 Royal National Mòd was held in Dunoon this year. On Thursday, the Lorn Shield was awarded to Melvich Gaelic Choir, while Bùrach triumphed,...

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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...