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Culture January 21, 2019

Q-Aye – Burns Night Edition

As we brush up on our Tam O’Shanter and get those neeps mashed up for Burns Night, here are a few little-known facts about the bard and his influence around […]

Wildlife January 9, 2019

Domain of Our Winter Wren

  How can this tiny bird – social yet territorial – presume to look down upon a golden eagle? Jim Crumley investigates     BETWEEN THE PINEWOOD depths of Rothiemurchus […]

Culture November 6, 2018

Focus On Ayrshire: Burns’ Cottage

Every year thousands undertake the pilgrimage to the birthplace of Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns   Burns spent the first seven years of his life at Alloway Cottage, just south […]

Culture October 29, 2018

A War Of Two Halves

Discover the poignant walking-theatre piece A War Of Two Halves, which tells the tale of the 1914 Heart of Midlothian team who fought in World War One.

Culture October 23, 2018

Opera Highlights – The Hills Are Alive

It's the last week of Scottish Opera's Autumn Opera Highlights tour! Baritone Dawid Kimberg wrote this behind-the-scenes blog for us from the Opera bus on hill-walking between performances, and the luxury of getting home to do a washing!

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