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Culture November 18, 2016

Tom Weir | West Highland Magic

Tom Weir’s feature on discovering a “passport to wonder” through the West Highland Railway line, republished from a 1960s issue of The Scots Magazine   The West Highland Railway was 70 years […]

Culture November 10, 2016

Christmas Gift Guide

We’ve wrapped up some great deals and ideas for presents for all the family this Christmas. You can also buy the best present of all, a subscription to The Scots […]

Culture November 3, 2016

Opera North Reveals All!

This winter, Opera North will explore the unspoken, the hidden and the mysterious as it brings three compelling operas to Festival Theatre Edinburgh, each with a secret at its heart. […]

Outdoor Scotland November 2, 2016

The Essentials of Scotch

Neil from the Scotlanders has a few tips for getting to know our national drink a little better   Anyone that reads my ramblings will know that I’ve got a […]

Culture October 25, 2016

Elixir: The Grand Finale

Our final blog from Scottish Opera’s Autumn Tour is by cast member Ellie Laugharne, who plays Adina in The Elixir Of Love   We’re almost ‘Elixired out’, with show 15 […]

Culture October 20, 2016

Our Haunted Coast

Jean Ross Anderson recounts the ghostly tale of Fenella and other supernatural stories from the Mearns… Walking through the haar, as the soft, wet mist is called on the north-east […]

Culture October 18, 2016

Elixir: The Director’s Cut

We’re now halfway through Scottish Opera’s tour of The Elixir Of Love, and it’s time to check in with Movement Director and Assistant Director, Jim Manganello to find out how […]

Culture October 11, 2016

Elixir: On the Road

Elgan Llyr Thomas gives us an insight into what Scottish Opera‘s cast and crew of Elixir get up to in their spare time.   Phew! Well, so far we have visited: Elgin […]

What's On October 11, 2016

The Story Of Whisky

A new three-part TV series is taking an in-depth look at Scotland’s national drink   Steeped in the heritage and history of Scotland, Scotch whisky is also a hard-nosed, multi-billion-pound […]


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