Team Scotland athletes fit to start

Team Scotland athletes fit to start

The first athletes selected to represent Team Scotland at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have been announced. A total of 27 sportsmen and women – 23 from athletics and four squash players – have been confirmed as the countdown to […]
Talk of the town – the Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Talk of the town – the Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Between 18th and 27th October the Scottish International Storytelling Festival will take you on a journey with nomads, explorers, pilgrims and voyagers. The Scottish International Storytelling Festival is a 10 day celebration of live storytelling, oral traditions and cultural diversity, bringing together […]
READ ALL ABOUT IT! The Wigtown Book Festival hits town

READ ALL ABOUT IT! The Wigtown Book Festival hits town

The Wigtown Book Festival, Scotland’s multiple award-winning boutique book festival, returns for a 15th year from the 27th of September to Dumfries & Galloway. As ever, the festival will be spreading into the streets, bookshops and surrounding countryside of one of Scotland’s finest towns. […]
Scotland plan on taking no waffle from the Belgians

Scotland plan on taking no waffle from the Belgians

SCOTLAND are looking for a first victory over Belgium since 1987 in their World Cup qualifier at Hampden. Gordon Strachan’s men will go into tonight’s game against Belgium with renewed confidence after strong performances in their last two outings. A […]
As you like it! – John Byrne’s “All the World’s a Stage”

As you like it! – John Byrne’s “All the World’s a Stage”

IT took celebrated Scots artist John Byrne just ten minutes to agree to take on the ambitious ‘All the World’s a Stage’ project at the King’s Theatre. He had a design for imposing the 85 square metre domed roof ten days later. […]
Vikings invade Scotland!

Vikings invade Scotland!

Vikings will invade the shores of Scotland over the next week. But it’s not to pillage and plunder – the Viking hordes will descend on Scotland’s West Coast to join a medieval party at the Largs Viking Festival. Re-enacting battles, traditional […]
Going through the Payne barrier at the Great Scottish Swim

Going through the Payne barrier at the Great Scottish Swim

World open water champion Keri Anne Payne is set to lead the way at this year’s Great Scottish Swim. The Olympic open water swimming silver medallist will brave Scotland’s bracing waters at this year’s Great Scottish Swim, which will take place for […]

On your marks… the race is on for Glasgow2014 Tickets

Ticket applications for Glasgow 2014 ARE NOW OPEN! But you best hurry, as you only have 4 weeks to apply. With 71 nations and territories competing in 17 sports over 11 days, Glasgow 2014 will be Scotland’s largest ever sporting and […]

Da Vinci’s body of work comes to Edinburgh

Stunningly intricate drawings and sketches by Leonardo da Vinci have gone on display in Edinburgh. The Mechanics of Man exhibition takes place 500 years after the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci produced his detailed drawings of the human body, and […]