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Culture May 15, 2018

Whisky Regions

One national drink, hundreds of expressions! Here’s our guide to the characters of the main whisky-producing regions   The Scots have been distilling and drinking whisky for many, many generations […]

Culture April 18, 2018

Forth Bridge Construction Gallery

The Forth Bridge: symbol of Scotland and UNESCO World Heritage Site to boot!   Known world-wide as one of the wonders of the industrial age, the Forth Bridge is one […]

Culture April 11, 2018

World Heritage Day

Celebrate Scotland’s UNESCO Sites On World Heritage Day   April 18 is World Heritage Day, promoting awareness of the vast diversity of humanity’s cultural heritage. In Scotland we’re lucky enough to have […]

Culture March 22, 2018

My Heritage, My Footsteps

Author and storyteller Jess Smith remembers growing up as a Scottish Traveller for the Historic Environment Scotland’s What’s Your Heritage? campaign   When I was a child, every spring at the […]

Heritage January 25, 2018

Burns, Set In Stone

Memorials to the Bard exist all around the world   MANY years ago I met with members of the Atlanta St Andrews Society in Georgia, USA. They told me how, […]

Culture January 19, 2018

An Homage To Burns

In 1796 Scotland mourned the death of Robert Burns, and so too did The Scots Magazine, dedicating six pages to his obituary. Here is its final message…   Upon the whole, we […]

Culture January 17, 2018

1786 Burns Poetry Review

For Burns Night we’ve dug deep into our archives to find our first printed review of the poetry of Robert Burns, published in The Scots Magazine way back in December 1786… Surprising effects […]

Heritage January 5, 2018

Hamilton’s Scottish Heritage

Discover the Scottish roots of Alexander Hamilton, feisty right hand man of George Washington and the inspiration behind one of the most successful Broadway musicals of the decade   Hamilton […]

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