Triptych Portrait of Provost Marks Official Opening of Creative Hub

Triptych Portrait of Provost Marks Official Opening of Creative Hub

A specially commissioned triptych portrait was presented to the Provost of Inverness when she officially opened the first major creative hub in the Highlands. The painting shows Councillor Helen Carmichael from three slightly different angles and is the work of David...
Smoke, Mirrors and Dramatic Images From Spring Fling’s Photographers

Smoke, Mirrors and Dramatic Images From Spring Fling’s Photographers

From special effects to startling perspectives on Scottish landscapes, boats and waterfronts – Spring Fling has a line-up of three highly distinctive photographers.   In the case of Kim Ayres this year’s open studios weekend will be all about smoke and mirrors. Kim...
Moat Brae Gearing Up To Welcome Visitors and Appoints New Staff

Moat Brae Gearing Up To Welcome Visitors and Appoints New Staff

Moat Brae, the new National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling, is welcoming new members of staff aboard ahead of preview activities in May and fully opening its doors on 1 June. The beautiful Georgian house in Dumfries is where JM Barrie played the...
Scotland’s Day of Conversation – a Great Chance to Get Creative

Scotland’s Day of Conversation – a Great Chance to Get Creative

Scotland will be getting to know itself better on 11 May when groups across the country take part in A Day of Conversation. The initiative is part of A Year of Conversation 2019,which has been set up to celebrate the positive power of conversation, to open our minds...
No Reason Why ‘First Man on Mars’ Should Not be a Scottish Woman

No Reason Why ‘First Man on Mars’ Should Not be a Scottish Woman

Half a century after the Apollo Moon landings veteran space journalist Leo Enrighthas suggested that the first person on Mars could be a Scottish woman. Leo Enright, who interviewed many of the early astronauts during his years with the BBC, is one of the speakers at...