Jenny Niven joins Creative Scotland

Jenny Niven joins the Creative Scotland team (Picture from Flikr) In the latest moves of Janet Archer to strengthen the team at Creative Scotland, has arrived...

THE NEW YEAR ARRIVES IN FLAMES AND FIREWORKS

The Torchlight Procession on the Mound They came marching out of the old year bearing flaming torches. There were 10,000 of them, citizens and visitors,...

THE SINGING BRAVEHEART

In the 'Roman de Fergus', the hero must travel to Dunnottar to retrieve a magic shield Scotland has a new hero. He’s called Fergus and...

MAKE CHRISTMAS CUNNINGLY SIMPLE, YET SIMPLY CUNNING…

Stramash - a game of skill rather than luck When East Lothian-based games developer, Tony Mitchell, announced he was launching a new family board game...

PREVIOUSLY…SCOTLAND’S HISTORY FESTIVAL

Craiglockhart - where Sassoon met Owen in 1917 We're entering the second week of this year's History Festival. What makes this event special is the...

THE KELTIE CLIPPIE STRIKES AGAIN!

The latest production from the Keltie Tivoli We've sometimes had the feeling that the referendum debate thus far has been rather entrenched - two loads...

INTRODUCING THE KELTY CLIPPIE

You may remember an old rhyme from your childhood: Her faither was a waster Her mither's on the game She’s just a Kelty clippie But I...

Local Hero Alan Cumming Set to Open Highland Cinema

The Birks Cinema - a celebrity re-opening For a time, it seemed as if the commercial cinema was, if not doomed, then limited to the...

Jinglin’ Geordie and the Cheapside Hoard

Just a sample of the Cheapside Hoard George Heriot, the founder of the eponymous school, was one of the court jewellers to King James VI...
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VIDEO: THE ENCHANTED FOREST

The Enchanted Forest is Scotland’s premier sound and light show. The award-winning event has been running since 2002 and this’s year’s programme opens to...