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Lift the lid on Glasgow’s music scene

by September 30, 2016

Pose the question which city has the best music scene and you’ll probably be met with pretty strong opinions. Among...

Explore Portsoy’s annual Scottish Traditional Boat Festival!

by June 17, 2016

VisitScotland recently caught up with Vivien Rae, from the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival marketing team, to hear all about the exciting...

Celebrate Pride in Glasgow and Edinburgh this summer

by June 9, 2015

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

Glasgay! Festival turns 21

by October 7, 2014

Glasgay! Festival turns 21 this month, celebrating its coming of age in what has been a monumental year for its...

Go bonkers at the Wickerman Festival 2014!

by March 14, 2014

One of Scotland’s friendliest independent festivals, the Wickerman Festival attracts an eclectic crowd of music-mad families, wicker fans and camping...

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...

An evening of music at Kelso Abbey

by September 9, 2013

The Kelso Abbey has witnessed plenty of dramatic incidents throughout its 900-year-long history.  Founded by Tironensian monks in 1113, Kelso was...

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