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11 breathtaking photos of Orkney

Orkney is a place of real contrasts. One minute you can be wandering through one of the islands’ bustling towns or...

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...

Get reading for Book Week Scotland 2014

I wouldn’t normally recommend getting lost when you’re in Scotland, but I’ll make an exception for Book Week. Taking place...

Talkin’ ‘bout my Regeneration – Pat Barker’s WWI novel comes to the stage

  I am making this statement as an action of willful defiance of military authority, because I believe the war...

An interview with… Peter May

Peter May has had a fascinating career, from his early days dreaming of becoming a novelist, to his current position...

Comics, quizzes and cosplay at Glasgow Comic Con 2014

If the words “jings”, “crivens” and “help ma Boab” mean anything to you, you’ll know that comics have been an important...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 27 – 30 June

Thundering northwards at an impressive rate, the Scottish leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay is in full momentum and Dundee...

Talking about GENERATION

GENERATION is an ambitious free arts programme running until 30 November and is part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 CELEBRATING 25 YEARS of contemporary...

Glasgow 2014: 100 days to go and a 100 things to do

I waited feverishly for word on whether my application was successful or not, checking obsessively every few minutes. I was...

Catch Frankie Boyle, Eleanor Catton and many more at Glasgow’s Aye Write! Book Festival

  Aye Write! – perhaps the best-named of all the Scottish book festivals – returns to Glasgow’s Mitchell Library on...

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