Dundee is taking to the world stage and heads are turning. The spotlight is on the City of Discovery and tourism enquiry lines are running hot. So is the excitement, as the much-anticipated V&A Dundee opens in just 100 days, on September 15. So why visit Dundee? We look at 100 reasons while features writer Gayle Ritchie talks to Tristram Hunt, director of the V&A in London, about his hopes for the Scottish innovation.
Maggies’ Penguin Parade: Colourful colony, and their tiny friends, to gather in Slessor Gardens before auction night in V&A Dundee
Now really is your chance to p-p-p-pick up a penguin – for a great cause.
Spirits of Scone is a Halloween fright-fest in the grounds of Scone Palace. Gayle, aka Pennywise, got into the spirit of things ahead of the event, from October 25 to 31
Simon Meek is V&A Dundee’s first designer in residence. He tells Gayle Ritchie how he designs “playable stories” through music, storytelling and gaming...
A staggering 95 million cups of coffee are drunk in the UK daily. Caffeine addict Gayle undertakes barista training in Dundee
It’s not all about badges, boys and dyb (do your best), dyb, dybing as Gayle Ritchie discovers when she joins an international scout camp at Blair Castle
It costs a staggering £2,400 a day to run Maggie’s Dundee, and the number of visitors is on the rise. Gayle Ritchie meets some of the staff and centre users