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Culture December 25, 2015

The Missing Lynx

As the forests of Scotland revive, Jim Crumley reckons its about time a former resident deserves a billet I once sat and watched a pair of captive lynxes for half an […]

Culture December 24, 2015

The Yule Beggar

Here’s an auld Scottish Christmas tale from the depths of our archives. It’s said to have originated around the late 1500s. IT was Christmas Eve. The shepherd of a flock in […]

Community December 22, 2015

Black Bun Recipe

Black bun is a type of rich fruit cake completely covered with pastry. It was originally eaten on Twelfth Night in Scotland but is now more associated with Hogmanay. It’s also […]

Culture December 21, 2015

Glamis Prom 2016 – A Night At The Movies

After the success of last year’s Glamis Prom, on Saturday, July 16, 2016, the fabulous summer evening of music, song and fireworks will happen all over again. The theme of […]

Culture December 20, 2015

Scots Stars Open Canned Laughter

Canned Laughter brings together the talents of master impressionist and Edinburgh’s annual panto dame Allan Stewart with comedy virtuoso Andy Gray and local hero Grant Stott. Written by Ed Curtis and Allan […]

Culture December 17, 2015

Volunteers Required For Hinterland

On 18 March 2016, Hinterland will launch Scotland’s Festival of Architecture. This pioneering night-time public art event at St Peter’s seminary near Helensburgh is a key highlight of the Year […]

Culture December 1, 2015

Scots Trad Music Awards

The shortlist has been announced for the Scots Trad Music Awards 2015, and a glittering awards ceremony is on its way to Dundee The 13th consecutive Scots Trad Music Awards (STMA) comes […]

Recipes November 27, 2015

Mulled Apple Recipe

For a non-alcoholic alternative to mulled wine, Cuddybridge Apple Juice has something rather special to share with us… Graham Stoddart is the man behind Cuddybridge Apple Juices, and known locally […]

Culture November 25, 2015

Christmas Q-Aye – Scottish Facts Part 8

Festive facts in the spirit of the season Put yourself to the test with our collection of weird and wonderful Scottish Christmas Facts. How many did you know? 29. Christmas […]

Culture November 25, 2015

Christmas Q-Aye – Scottish Facts Part 7

Festive facts in the spirit of the season Put yourself to the test with our collection of weird and wonderful Scottish Christmas Facts. How many did you know? 25. Most of […]

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