On the 30th November, Scotland is celebrating St Andrew's Day by sharing little acts of kindness with each other. Watch our #BeLikeStAndrew film here.
A night to celebrate Scotland
This guide details 60 places to visit in Scotland associated with writers and their works: writers' homes, birthplaces, graves, locations vividly described in novels and poems, theatres, writers' museums and more.
Highland Games, which take place from Cowal to Tomintoul and all points in between, are a unique mix of the sporting, the cultural and the social. They usually comprise a programme of field and track events, piping and Highland dancing competitions and 'heavy events' like the tug-o-war, the hammer throw and tossing the caber.
Festival Interceltique Lorient is the largest Celtic festival in the world and is dedicated to showcasing the cultural traditions of the many different Celtic nations from around the world.
Andy Scott’s sculptures transform landscapes and create a focal point for locals and visitors alike. He is drawn to, and inspired by, Scotland.
There's a long history of internationally acclaimed Scottish artists that stretches back hundreds of years. From the portraits of Henry Raeburn, to the distinctive designs of the Glasgow Boys and the success of contemporary Scottish artists such as Jack Vettriano and Peter Howson.
Contemporary Scottish painting is flourishing, and some of the nation's most successful names come from backgrounds not usually associated with fine art.
Top authors, avid readers, and book lovers open latest chapter in city's literary love affair.
"When chapman billies leave the street, And drouthy neebors, neebors meet; As market-days are wearing late, An folk begin to tak the gate; While we sit bousing at the nappy, An getting fou and unco happy" Tam O'Shanter by Robert Burns