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The Kelpies: the mane attraction at The Helix

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

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

Scottish Halloween traditions

Of all the seasonal holidays, Halloween is one of my favourites. It might not have the spiritual significance or inspire...

Glasgow to host the Turner Prize 2015

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

Celebrate Pride in Glasgow and Edinburgh this summer

Scotland is a pretty great place for LGBT folk. The country became the 17th in the world to legalise same-sex...

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

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

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!

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

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

Find inspiration and motivation at Scotland's creative writing retreats

From home-grown talents such as Robert Burns and Muriel Spark to global bestsellers including Shakespeare, Hergé and J. K. Rowling,...

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