Life with: Spirit of Glasgow Award winner, Susie McCabe

Rosie Morton chats with comedian and ‘Spirit of Glasgow Award’ winner about her childhood, career and her best ever heckle. Why is it that so many comedy greats come from Glasgow? I have this theory. You have your working class, your heavy industry and your Irish immigration, and you get really good art from that.…

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CHRISTMAS AT THE BOTANICS: IT’S ALL LIGHT ON THE NIGHT

Christmas at the Botanics has opened to the public at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, featuring new installations and a reimagined route inspired by the magical world of plants. The annual light show is a calendar highlight for Edinburgh residents and tourists alike, and this year the illuminated trail is bigger and brighter than ever…

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Inverness hotels share positive figures

RESIDENTS in the North of Scotland are being encouraged to discover “what’s on their doorstep” as Inverness’s hotels report brighter figures amid the covid gloom. Chris Taylor, regional leadership director at national tourism marketing agency VisitScotland, said: “Right now, we are encouraging local people in the Highlands to discover what’s on their doorstep, in line…

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Stargazing at Scotland’s biggest rooftop garden

Experience stargazing on Scotland’s biggest rooftop garden, at the end of this month, for an out of this world event for all the family. This event will take place on the evenings of 31 January, 1 and 2 February, commencing at New Lanark’s Mill 3 exhibition gallery with a family friendly astronomy talk that will…

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Santa will be swimming with the fishes

A popular tourist attraction in the north east is gearing up for its Christmas event. Santa Claus will be visiting the Macduff Marine Aquarium in Aberdeenshire for his annual dive in the kelp tank to feed the fish. Visitors to the aquarium can come and join in with the festive fun. There will be a…

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Fantastic firework display in an iconic location

More than 16,000 people headed for Paisley town centre on Saturday to watch a dazzling display of fireworks be set off against the backdrop of the town’s iconic Abbey. The crowd wrapped up in the thickest woollies to watch the magnificent array of Catherine wheels, rockets and sparklers on display backed by a soundtrack of…

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Take flight for a fantastic day out this Saturday

Motorbike stunt shows, trail bike jumps and stunts, vintage vehicles, kites and birds of prey displays are set to entertain visitors this weekend. They’re all part of the National Museum of Flight’s Wheels and Wings Show at the East Lothian attraction this Saturday, 21 September. Three-times motorcycle trials world champion Steve Colley will perform a…

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London Cat Extravaganza coming to Scotland

The London Cats Cat Extravaganza is touring the UK and their next stop is Arbroath. The felines will be in town with a mission to stage, reward, and celebrate our purr-fect companions. For the first time in Scotland, LondonCats will be taking over Arbroath Community Centre for an intimate event on 28 and 29 September,…

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The pies have it for Galloway Country Fair

Thousands of visitors are set to descend on the picturesque grounds of Drumlanrig Castle next weekend for Galloway Country Fair. And to whet their appetites; a world champion baker from Dumfries has prepared an exclusive Galloway Scotch Pie for revellers. Kerr Little from The Little Bakery, Dumfries, visited the Estate recently to serve up a…

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Chance to discover Culzean Castle’s subterranean secrets

Culzean Castle is renowned for its splendour and history but less well known are the mysterious caves below. Conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland, which owns and cares for the property, is offering a unique opportunity for the public to don hard hats and explore Culzean Castle’s subterranean secrets. With limited spaces, the weekly…

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