It is the enchanting spectacle in the heart of a Perthshire forest that last year fought off the likes of the Magical Lantern Festival in London and the Diwali Festival of Lights to be crowned Britain’s best cultural event at the UK Event Awards.
A St Andrews-raised music recording engineer who has worked with Coldplay, The Foo Fighters and Beatles producer Sir George Martin, has launched a national campaign to make Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) available to self-employed mothers.
Dundee Contemporary Arts will welcome an exciting night of music to accompany Clare Woods’ current exhibition, a Victim of Geography – a raw and powerful array of oil painted aluminium sheets.
Trumpet virtuoso and former principal of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland John Wallace goes back to his Fife roots when he leads De Profundis – the East Neuk Festival’s ‘Big Project’ for 2017.
‘The anger behind our songs is as relevant now as it was in the 1970s’, says Skids front man Richard Jobson
Ahead of 40th anniversary tour gigs in Montrose and Dunfermline, The Skids frontman Richard Jobson speaks to Michael Alexander about his love for the Fife and Angus coast – and why the “passionate” songs he wrote in the 1970s are as relevant as ever in today’s troubled political times.
It is a city where more than a third of its areas are officially among the most deprived in Scotland.
He is the celebrated rock and celebrity photographer originally from Dundee who has photographed everyone from Anthony Hopkins to Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton to Johnny Cash, and Bjork to David Bowie.
She was the creator of the Oramics technique for creating electronic sounds, co-founder of the world-famous BBC Radiophonic Workshop and a central figure in the evolution of electronic music.
A specially curated project at this year’s East Neuk Festival pays tribute to generations of Fife coal miners and their brass bands. Michael Alexander spoke to the event’s lead performer.
Retired postmaster Douglas Provan, who recently learned to play the bagpipes, tells Michael Alexander why it’s never too late to learn a new hobby