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Burns Night Events & Burns Suppers 2018

Some hae meat and canna eat, / And some wad eat that want it, / But we hae meat and...

10 interesting facts about Robert Burns

The world will soon again, on 25th January, be celebrating birthday of Robert Burns, Scotland’s best-loved son and its National...

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...

Add some colour to your romance at a Scottish castle

Whether you want to book a room in a B&B castle, stay in a self-catering lodge in the grounds of...

Literary tales from Scotland's pubs and bars

William Faulkner once said, “The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.” If...

History and golf – that’s par for the course in Scotland

I guess you could say that it’s an unlikely match. Golf and history don’t seem like they would be natural...

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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