The Scots Magazine January Issue – Out Now!

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 My Scotland Top tartan noir author Denzil Meyrick picks out his favourite Scottish haunts

#OutAndAboutScotland The best pics shared with us this month on social media

A Wee Blether With… Scots emigrant Tricia Logan Locke, who runs a popular kilt shop in California

Around Scotland From concerts to comedy – your guide to the best events happening throughout the country this month

Focus On… discover the very best to see and do in Argyll & Bute with this 14-page guide

New Invernesians Kenny MacAskill investigates Gaelic settlers in Georgia, who repelled Spanish invaders


Head to Glasgow for the incredible Celtic Connections



A Stark Wake-Up Call Jim Crumley analyses the dire warnings in the State Of Nature report 2023

Then & Now Super new series revisiting classic Scots Magazine covers

 Scotland The Brand Why award-winning Mackie’s is the cream of the crop

The Great Eight Robert Burns’ legacy lives on through these landmarks

Thanks to a new project, Scottish school pupils are taking up bee-keeping

Scottish Bookshelf Interview with debut author Callum McSorley, plus the latest reviews



Read our exclusive interview with Del Amitri’s Justin Currie ahead of a new tour



Sound Of Scotland Award-winning gig series AMPLIFI makes its triumphant return to Edinburgh

A To Z Of Great Scots Scotland’s first Black MP, Peter McLagan, was a force for good

 Twist On A Classic Try your hand at a delicious cranachan cheesecake for Burns Night

Slàinte Mhath Discover the perfect whisky for every season of the Celtic calendar!

 The Reviews The Wee Buddha, Edinburgh, and Mingary Castle in Ardnamurchan



Toast The Bard with these top Burns Night events across the country



The Latest Challenge Polly Pullar sheds light on the plight of Scotland’s gannets – devastated by avian flu

 The Bothy Squad Discover the volunteers who help maintain Scotland’s remote mountain refuges

Surreal Summits Cameron McNeish reflects on Torridonian giants and the late, great naturalist Dick Balharry

 Kayaking Still Paddling across Loch Shieldaig against the wind is hard work!

Riding Lammermuir Take on a varied gravel cycling route through the Pentlands




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