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Hikes and Hijinks

Musical director Patrick Milne reveals what the Opera Highlights team have been getting up to on tour   What a fabulous week! Having commuted to the first three shows from […]

Outdoor Scotland

Q-Aye! – Original And Best

 Put yourself to the test with our list of essential weird and wonderful Scottish facts. How many do you know?     1. Actress Reese Witherspoon’s ancestor John D Witherspoon […]

Outdoor Scotland

Q-Aye 2 – More Scottish Facts!

Gayle’s back with another round of essential weird and wonderful Scottish facts. Put yourself to the test – how many do you know?   Scottish explorer Joseph Thomson used false teeth and […]

Culture

Q-Aye 3! – The Weird and Wonderful

The third round of our essential weird and wonderful Scottish facts – part 1   In Vancouver, Canada, they celebrate Chinese Burns Night! Burns Night and the Chinese New Year […]

Culture

Opera Highlights

Equipped with a piano, a suitcase full of music and a sense of adventure, the Scottish Opera team is ready for a journey of operatic proportions…   Last year Scottish […]

Culture

Back On The Road!

Original cast member William Morgan is glad to be back on a second tour of Opera Highlights   This is the first time Scottish Opera have ever “revived” an Opera Highlights […]

Culture

Q-Aye – Valentine Edition

Romantic (and some… not quite so romantic) Scottish Facts for St Valentine’s Day   A small wooden box bearing the message, ‘Corpus Valentini Martyris’ or ‘Body of St Valentine’ has […]

Culture

Q-Aye 3! – More Scottish Facts

The third round of our essential weird and wonderful Scottish facts – part 2   Edinburgh has more statues of animals than it does of women. Statues of bears, dogs, […]

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