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Scottish tartan – explained

by May 25, 2016

Wondering which tartan you can wear? If there’s a clan tartan out there for you? Or what the difference is...

The Kelpies: the mane attraction at The Helix

by January 11, 2016

Just imagine this: travelling along an unremarkable section of motorway, when, seemingly out of nowhere, two gigantic, glinting horse heads,...

It’s that time of year again: Celtic Connections 2016

by January 8, 2016

A new year is underway, and that can only mean one thing; Scotland’s premier winter music festival is just about...

Robert Burns and Burns Night celebrations 2016

by December 9, 2015

Celebrated annually on Robert Burns’ birthday, 25 January, Burns Night gathers Scots around the world to pay tribute to the...

Glasgow to host the Turner Prize 2015

by September 3, 2015

Glasgow has a strong reputation as an international centre for visual art, a status which was only bolstered further when...

Edinburgh Festivals 2015

by July 17, 2015

Edinburgh Festival season is now well and truly upon us! With the Edinburgh International Film Festival now feeling like a...

A new hope for Scotland on screen: interview with film director Roger Christian

by June 3, 2015

Great news, film fans! It’s just been announced that a feature-length version of short fantasy film Black Angel is to...

Books, bowling and Broadway at LGBT History Month 2015

by February 5, 2015

Hogmanay in Scotland is always a night to remember, but for some revellers last year’s celebrations were particularly memorable! On...

Scotland’s ways to woo your Valentine!

by February 3, 2015

Everyone knows that there is no better time to sweep someone off their feet than on 14 February, the most...

Discover the magic and mystery of ‘Tales of Home’ this December

by December 2, 2014

Amidst the usual revelry and festivities that fill the days of December, you’ll find a few special, exciting and somewhat...

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