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Culture September 27, 2016

Curtain Up on The Elixir Of Love!

Soprano Hazel McBain reflects on opening night and the initial audience reaction to Scottish Opera’s The Elixir Of Love   We have had our opening night, and what an opening night it […]

Culture September 27, 2016

Find Your Time in Scotland

Scottish Archaeology Month showcases our rich history through mediums to pique everyone’s interest   What’s your hobby? Do you like trains? How about castles? Maybe it’s a walk in the […]

Culture September 27, 2016

Lammermuir In Review

Garry Fraser gives us the lowdown on the concerts at this year’s Lammermuir Festival   Beautiful music in beautiful places is the catch-phrase of the Lammermuir Festival. I would say it’s […]

Culture September 20, 2016

The Elixir of Love

Scottish Opera is taking Donizetti’s sunny comedy on tour – and we’re going with them!   The Elixir Of Love tour is one of the highlights on Scottish Opera‘s Autumn calendar, and […]

Culture September 15, 2016

Book In For An Island Adventure!

This year’s Wigtown Book Festival, which runs from September 23 – October 2, features an island-inspired programme of author events, guided walks and, unusually for a literary celebration, a canoeing […]

Culture September 14, 2016

The Howlat Takes Flight!

The official launch of James Robertson’s new children’s book, The Buke of The Howlat, in Moray this week provided The Scots Mag with an excellent excuse for a jaunt to […]

Culture August 24, 2016

Bloody Scotland!

Scottish International Crime Writing Festival provides platform for new talent   Bloody Scotland is your chance to catch the very best crime writers from around the world in panel discussions, live readings and […]

Culture August 19, 2016

Echoes and Traces Across Scotland

The world premiere concert tour of Echoes and Traces is about to bring a 900- year-old plain-song fragment from Orkney back to life with eight new choral works by eight […]

Culture August 17, 2016

Edinburgh Festivals 2016

Back in the office after a week exploring the best of the Edinburgh Festivals, where we had some fabulous experiences – and made some elementary mistakes. If you’re planning a […]


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