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Scotland Magazine Issue 95

Regional Focus: Firth of Clyde, Ayrshire coastal path, Exlusive interview: Ruth Connell, Shipbuilding on the Clyde, Clan MacAulay

 

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Articles from Events

10 of the best Scottish Festivals
With so many annual festivals happening around Scotland, it's hard to know which ones to choose. Here are some of our favourites.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 54

A Big Year
From stone skimming and porridge making to rock festivals and Olympic events, 2012 is shaping up to be an exciting year. Our annual calendar gives you all the information you need for planning your vi...

February 2012, Issue 61, page 34

A Diamond Event
Our man heads for one of Edinburgh's most famous events

February 2011, Issue 55, page 56

A summer of fun and festivals
We all know about the Edinburgh festival, but what else has Scotland got to offer over the summer months? Andrew Ross reports

March 2005, Issue 19, page 28

A year awaits
We preview some of the must see and go to events in the Scottish calendar.

February 2010, Issue 49, page 60

A year to come home
A diary of events for 2014

February 2014, Issue 73, page 29

Big Mac
With Scotland set to honour Charles Rennie Mackintosh with a major festival, Mark Nicholls looks at his legacy

June 2006, Issue 27, page 64

Celtic Connections
16th Jan – 3rd Feb 2008 Glasgow

November 2007, Issue 35, page 12

Creative Burns
14th Feb - 16th May The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock

December 2008, Issue 42, page 12

Doors Open in Scotland
This September hundreds of hidden architectural gems and exciting new buildings will open their doors to the public for free. David Black gives us a taste of what to expect in the capital.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 26

Edinburgh Fringe
And you can't have the Edinburgh International Festival without the Edinburgh Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world. While the EIF focuses more on opera, ballet and classical music, the Frin...

April 2005, Issue 20, page 12

Edinburgh International Festival
The dates of the 59th world-class Edinburgh International Festival have been confirmed. For three weeks Edinburgh, one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage si...

April 2005, Issue 20, page 12

Edinburgh's Hogmanay
29th Dec 2007 – 1st Jan 2008 Edinburgh

November 2007, Issue 35, page 12

Enjoying Equestrian Excellence
Michael Morris looks forward to his next visit to Blair Castle's annual horse trials and country fair

August 2016, Issue 88, page 46

Event Calendar 2009
It's a busy year for Scotland with numerous events linking up to the year of Homecoming. Here's our pick of the best.

February 2009, Issue 43, page 61

Festival fever
With so much happening in Scotland throughout the year, it's hard to know what's going on where. Our handy guide will make things clearer

February 2007, Issue 31, page 67

Festival of fire
The Up Helly Aa Festival makes for one of the most visually stunning events on the planet. Maggie Stanfield went along

January 2006, Issue 24, page 52

Homecoming Scotland 2009
PART THREE: GOLF

February 2009, Issue 43, page 17

Icons comes of age in downtown New York
Celebrities and politicians attended a glittering awards night in the heart of New York as a highlight of Tartan Week. Dominic Roskrow reports

July 2004, Issue 15, page 30

Icons of Scotland
Sally Toms introduces the winners of the fifth annual Icons of Scotland awards

April 2007, Issue 32, page 22

In celebration of fishing
Fishing has played a major role in Scottish life for generations. Vivien Devlin celebrates Fish Week in Ullapool

September 2004, Issue 16, page 24

Join the fun
Enjoy a week of whisky celebrations throughout Scotland.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 18

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May 2003, Issue 8, page 15

PART FOUR: WHISKY
Scotch whisky, known in the Gaelic language as uisge beatha, the “Water of Life,” is among the most beloved of distilled spirits in the world and therefore a central theme in this year's Homecomin...

April 2009, Issue 44, page 21

PART ONE: ROBERT BURNS
Scotland is definitely the place to be in 2009. Commencing in January, there are more than 100 scheduled events that have been specially devised to celebrate the contributions made by Scots to the wid...

October 2008, Issue 41, page 29

PART TWO: THE GATHERING 2009
Across the world they scattered, those brave men, women and children who launched forth from the rugged coasts of Scotland to venture across the seas into the territories of the New World. They were p...

December 2008, Issue 42, page 17

Return to the Ridings
Border towns 1st-6th June: Hawick Common Riding 5th-13th June: West Linton Whipman 8th-13th June: Selkirk Common Riding 14th-20th June: Peebles Beltane 14th-20th June: Melrose Festival 19th-28th June...

December 2008, Issue 42, page 12

Scotland Events
T in the Park 7-8 July, 2007 Balado, Perthshire Now in its second decade, T in the Park has become one of the most important and critically acclaimed music events on the UK and European festival circ...

April 2007, Issue 32, page 12

Scotland Events
Loch Ness Hogmanay Festival 28th December 2007 – 2nd January 2008 (dates tbc) Drumnadrochit A six-day festival which includes daily guided walks, shinty and football matches, a tea dance, a duck ra...

November 2007, Issue 35, page 12

Scotland Events
Glasgow Film Festival 14th - 24th February 2008 Glasgow More than 100 films will be showing during 10 days at this successful new festival. Alongside its previews and premieres, gala nights and guest ...

December 2007, Issue 36, page 12

Scotland Events
Word Festival 9th-11th May 2008 Aberdeen Aberdeen's book festival, Word, is a packed weekend of readings, music, art exhibitions, and film screenings featuring a starstudded line-up of writers and ...

March 2008, Issue 37, page 12

Scotland events
Hydro Connect 29th-31st August 2008 Inveraray Castle, Argyll Aboutique festival situated in one of the most beautiful locations in the whole of the UK, playing host to 20,000 music fans over three day...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 12

Scotland Events
Across Scotland, throughout 2009 First Minister Alex Salmond has unveiled the nationwide programme for “Homecoming 2009” which will include more than 100 events to celebrate Scotland's first eve...

August 2008, Issue 40, page 12

Scotland Events
Homecoming 2009 kicks off Homecoming Scotland 2009 will celebrate some of Scotland's great contributions to the world with a year-long, country-wide programme of exciting and inspirational events and ...

October 2008, Issue 41, page 12

Scotland Events
Return to the Ridings Border towns 1st-6th June: Hawick Common Riding 5th-13th June: West Linton Whipman 8th-13th June: Selkirk Common Riding 14th-20th June: Peebles Beltane 14th-20th June: Melrose Fe...

December 2008, Issue 42, page 12

Scotland Events
The Open Championship 16th-19th July 2009 Turnberry, Ayrshire The 138th British Open Golf Championship returns to Scotland and will be held at The Ailsa course. www.opengolf.com Inverness Highland Ga...

April 2009, Issue 44, page 12

Scotland Events
The Braemar Gathering 5th Sept 2009, Braemar Possibly the most popular of all the Highland Games in the world, and the only one which guarantees the presence of a member of the Royal Family. Track eve...

June 2009, Issue 45, page 12

Scotland Events
Hogmanay December 31, 2009 Enjoy Scotland's world famous Hogmanay celebrations with a variety of events across the country. From a true Glasgow welcome in George Square to Stonehaven's colourful fireb...

October 2009, Issue 47, page 12

Scotland Events
Celtic Connections Thursday 14th – Sunday 31st January 2010 Artistic Director Donald Shaw has announced the programme for Celtic Connections 2010, unveiling a line-up of high profile folk, roots, ...

December 2009, Issue 48, page 12

Scotland Events
National Museums Scotland 2010 History's at the heart of 2010 with an exciting line up of new exhibitions at Scotland's five National Museums. The Lewis Chessmen, the 200th anniversary of the completi...

February 2010, Issue 49, page 12

Scotland Events
National Museums Scotland 2010 History's at the heart of 2010 with an exciting line up of new exhibitions at Scotland's five National Museums. The Lewis Chessmen, the 200th anniversary of the complet...

April 2010, Issue 50, page 12

Scotland Events
National Museums Scotland 2010 History's at the heart of 2010 with an exciting line up of new exhibitions at Scotland's five National Museums. The Lewis Chessmen, the 200th anniversary of the completi...

August 2010, Issue 52, page 12

Scotland Events Calendar
With so much happening in Scotland throughout the year, it's hard to keep track of what's going on where. Here's our pick for 2008.

March 2008, Issue 37, page 66

ScotlandEvents
Hogmanay December 31, 2009 Enjoy Scotland's world famous Hogmanay celebrations with a variety of events across the country. From a true Glasgow welcome in George Square to Stonehaven's colourful fireb...

August 2009, Issue 46, page 12

Scottish Happening
Whats happening in Scotland

February 2014, Issue 73, page 74

Scottish icons are all set for honours
New York's glitterati are set to turn out in force for April's Icons of Scotland Award, staged by Scotland Magazine.

March 2005, Issue 19, page 10

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo
FIND OUT WHAT MAKES THE ANNUAL TATTOO SUCH AN EXCITING, VIBRANT AND PRESTIGIOUS EVENT, WITH CHARLES DOUGLAS

November 2002, Issue 5, page 34

The Great Outdoors
Scotland is simmering with annual events and activities for the keen visitor

February 2013, Issue 67, page 63

The Scots are here - New York's Tartan week
We look at the recent events of New York's Tartan week

June 2013, Issue 69, page 26

To the beat of a different drum
Roddy Martine looks at the history of Scotland's most spectacular annual event, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

June 2007, Issue 33, page 68

Top of the historical pops
What are the most important events in Scotland's history? And where can you find out more about them? Ian Sclater makes his selection

March 2005, Issue 19, page 32

Transatlantic celebration
Roddy Martine attended the festivities of tartan week in the US, as thousands of Americans celebrated their Scottish links

July 2002, Issue 3, page 10

Up Helly Aa
January 30, 2007 Lerwick One of Europe's largest fire festivals. For 24 hours on the last Tuesday in Janurary, the people of Shetland celebrate the influence of the Vikings, who arrived there more tha...

October 2006, Issue 29, page 12

Variety is the key to Icon awards
Tartan Week 2005, and New York was abuzz for the Scotland Magazine Icons of Scotland awards dinner held in the Starlight Room of the Waldorf=Astoria on Manhattan's Park Avenue. Held in tandem with th...

April 2005, Issue 20, page 24

Your Events & Festivals guide
Our pick of the best Scottish events, Highland games and festivals

April 2017, Issue 92, page 58

Scotland Magazine Issue 92

Scotland Magazine Issue 92
We explore the Armadale Castle, the stronghold of Clan Donald and reveal the winners of this year's Scottish Hotel Awards.

Published April 2017.

Scotland Magazine Issue 88

Scotland Magazine Issue 88
Regional Focus - Stirling and the Trossachs; Scotland's railway workhorses; the restless River Spey; Gargunnock House; the Borders Railway; Blair Castle International Horse Trials; the Queen's Sculptor in Ordinary for Scotland; and much more! .

Published August 2016.

Scotland Magazine Issue 73

Scotland Magazine Issue 73
Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, The spirits of Discovery, 10 Best Nature Reserves and Homecoming 2014 events planner.

Published February 2014.

Scotland Magazine Issue 69

Scotland Magazine Issue 69
Perthshire and Kinross, The Water of Life, Chasing the silver darlings, Crossing the border.

Published June 2013.

Scotland Magazine Issue 67

Scotland Magazine Issue 67
Loch Lomond & the Trossachs | Events Planner | 10 best stately homes.

Published February 2013.

Scotland Magazine Issue 61

Scotland Magazine Issue 61
2012 events calendar - The Hebrides - Fasque House - 10 best Scottish lighthouses and much more....

Published February 2012.

Scotland Magazine Issue 55

Scotland Magazine Issue 55
Loch Lomond & the Trossachs - Scotland travel guide - Events planner 2011 and much more....

Published February 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 52

Scotland Magazine Issue 52
10 Best Castles - Orkney & Shetland - 24 hours in Inverness - Scotland Magazine Photo Challenge and much more.....

Published August 2010.

Scotland Magazine Issue 50

Scotland Magazine Issue 50
50th Anniversary - Spirit Guide to St. Andrews - 10 Best Walks - Edinburgh & The Lothians - Artist Jolomo and much more....

Published April 2010.

Scotland Magazine Issue 49

Scotland Magazine Issue 49
10 Best Lochs - Edinburgh Castle - Events Calendar - Magic of the Moor - Painting - Aberdeen and Grampian and much more....

Published February 2010.

Scotland Magazine Issue 48

Scotland Magazine Issue 48
The Clyde Valley - 10 Best Easy Walks - Journeys Blend - Discovering Scotland - Broughton House - Comfort House and much more....

Published December 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 47

Scotland Magazine Issue 47
The Highlands Inverness - the Black Isle - and beyond - 10 Best Winter Walks - Ancient ways - Journey's Blend - Celebrity recipes - Blended Whisky and much more....

Published October 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 46

Scotland Magazine Issue 46
Edinburgh Castle - Whisky - Autumn Walks - Dundee & Fife- Clan Ross - Mary Slessor - Kellie Castle & much, much more....

Published August 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 45

Scotland Magazine Issue 45
Perthshire - The Ulster Scots - Clan Macfarlane Orkney - House of the Binns - Zeppelins and much more....

Published June 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 44

Scotland Magazine Issue 44
Loch Ness - Scottish Hotel Awards 2009 - Dumfries House - Stirling Castle - Loch Lomond & The Trossachs - 10 Best Traditional Scottish Pubs and much more....

Published April 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 43

Scotland Magazine Issue 43
Ayrshire & Arran - Events Calendar - James II - Clan Gunn - Pollock House - Haunted Orkney & much much....

Published February 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 42

Scotland Magazine Issue 42
Victorian Heritage Trail - Clan Macneil - The Borders - Drum Castle - Haunted Glamis & much more....

Published December 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 41

Scotland Magazine Issue 41
10 Best Gardens - Whisky Special - Mary King's Close - Skye & the Western Isles - The life of a lighthouse keeper and much more....

Published October 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 40

Scotland Magazine Issue 40
Orkney and Shetland - The merchants and their city - Ghosts of Glencoe - 10 Best museums - The Rough Wooing - Whisky Special and much more....

Published August 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 39

Scotland Magazine Issue 39
10 Festivals not to miss - Edinburgh - Scottish Weddings - Golf Special - Traditional Ways - The last outlaw - Scotlands own Salem .. and much more.

Published June 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 37

Scotland Magazine Issue 37
Top 10 must see attractions - Northern Highlands - Self Catering Holidays - Iron Age Brochs and much more.....

Published March 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 36

Scotland Magazine Issue 36
Perth and Kinross - 50 Things you didn't know about Scotland - Cawdor Castle - Gold Fever - Scottish Churches - and much more....

Published December 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 35

Scotland Magazine Issue 35
10 Castles for hire - Secret Walks - Historic seaside landmarks - Earls of Argyll - Five of the best artist holidays - Aberdeen and Grampian - Winter Hotels - Tall Ships.

Published November 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 33

Scotland Magazine Issue 33
Castle of Mey - Royal Scottish Retreat - Ghillie Brown - The first Highland charge - Scottish Photography - Edinburgh Tattoo - Fishing for history - National Gallery - Act of Union.

Published June 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 32

Scotland Magazine Issue 32
Icons of Scotland - Smuggling - The real Macbeth - Ayrshire & Arran - Caithness - Kelburn Castle - Aberdeen galleries - Bagpipes - Clan Macpherson.

Published April 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 31

Scotland Magazine Issue 31
Argyll & Bute - Where to go and what to see - King James IV - On the war path - World War II - Genealogy - Spooky Edinbugh - Bonnie Prince Charlie - Falkland Palace - Broughton Gallery - Highland Games - Clan MacKay.

Published February 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 29

Scotland Magazine Issue 29
The great outdoors - 14 Fun days out - Mail order Scotland - Skye and the Western Isles - Rob Roy - Lowland and Island whisky - Ballindalloch Castle - Clan MacLean.

Published October 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 27

Scotland Magazine Issue 27
Kelvingrove art gallery - Caithness, Sutherland and Ross-shire, Explore Scotland by bike and train - Best Scottish beaches - Waterfalls - Best bookshops.

Published June 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 24

Scotland Magazine Issue 24
Perthshire - New tourist attractions - Edinburgh in words - Shetland's burning - Arbroath smokies - Iona - Travel to and around Scotland.

Published January 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 20

Scotland Magazine Issue 20
Heart of Scotland - Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs - Top tourist sites - Scottish Music - Icons of Scotland 05 - Island Hotels - Scottish cheeses - Visiting Distilleries.

Published April 2005.

Scotland Magazine Issue 19

Scotland Magazine Issue 19
Cowal and Bute - Golf Hotels - Festival times - Tullibardine - Gastro Hotels - Ulster Scots - Top tourist destinations.

Published March 2005.

Scotland Magazine Issue 16

Scotland Magazine Issue 16
Super Sutherland - Aviemore - Famous Battlefields - A taste of the sea - Barra - Ospreys - Border castles - Rosslyn chapel - Malt whisky special.

Published September 2004.

Scotland Magazine Issue 15

Scotland Magazine Issue 15
Wondeful Orkney - Glasgow a guide to Scotland's liveliest city - Golfing hotels - Icons of Scotland Results - Walter Scott Walk - JS Barrie - Kirks and cathedrals - Highland Games.

Published July 2004.

Scotland Magazine Issue 8

Scotland Magazine Issue 8
Fantastic Fife - Jack Vettriano - Take the high road - Great Scottish tours - University towns - Chocolate - Museums and Galleries - Montrose.

Published May 2003.

Scotland Magazine Issue 5

Scotland Magazine Issue 5
Edinburgh a capital reborn - Monarch of the Glen - Slainte - Christmas drinks, distilleries and top 10 single malts - Edinburgh Tattoo - War of Independence - Scottish Game.

Published November 2002.

Scotland Magazine Issue 3

Scotland Magazine Issue 3
Holyroodhouse - Whisky and Castles Speysides finest - Jenners retailing dynasty - A royal passion for Scotland - The Highland Clearances - Lord Lyon - Harris Tweed - Shortbread tasting.

Published July 2002.