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Tartan Day – 10 unbe-weave-able facts about tartan

by March 31, 2014

Look out your kilt or tartan trews – Sunday 6 April is Tartan Day, a chance for Scots both at...

Venetian art, logarithms and art by Timmy Mallett: Scotland’s newest exhibitions

by March 28, 2014

Scotland’s museums, galleries and visitor attractions offer a great experience any day of the year, but never more so than...

Follow Pipefest on a march through Stirling’s fascinating history

by March 27, 2014

Stirling’s Big Weekend is just a few months away, so if you haven’t done so already, clear your diaries! Running...

Scotland’s Puppet Animation Festival turns 30

by March 25, 2014

Scotland’s Puppet Animation Festival has been delighting kids from the Scottish Borders to Shetland for exactly three decades now, making...

Prepare for battle at Bannockburn: Scottish history comes charging at you in 2014

by February 21, 2014

Battle of Bannockburn visitor centre In case you’re not overly familiar with Scottish history, the famous Battle of Bannockburn 1314...

Scotland celebrates LGBT History Month

by February 5, 2014

February is LGBT History Month, an international celebration of all things lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and more. This year, as...

Capital venues celebrate big birthdays

by February 3, 2014

There is sometimes a misconception that once the carnivalesque atmosphere and crowds of the Edinburgh Festival have evaporated, and the...

New Year’s resolutions with a Scottish twist

by December 29, 2013

With the year drawing to a close and Hogmanay just a few days away, no doubt many of us have...

The Railway Man

by December 6, 2013

  Back in May 2012 I wrote a piece about a film being shot in the East Neuk of Fife,...

Perfect Christmas presents from Scotland’s crafty and creative places

by November 28, 2013

There’s no denying it now – Christmas is on its way. If you, like me, wholeheartedly embrace the jolliest of...

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