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.
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.
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.
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.
The 32-strong choir of the St Andrews Renaissance Singers will perform a selection of seasonal music from the Middle Ages to the present day when they arrive at the Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA) on Saturday December 10.
They’ve been on Top of the Pops, performed at the Sydney Opera House and won a Classical Brit Award.
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
Shaun Lawrence, the 23-year-old guitarist with Dundee hardcore metal band To Kill Achilles, has just finished a shift on the tills at Tesco in Monifieth, when The Courier catches up with him to talk about the band’s latest single release and their eight date UK tour, which kicks off at Beat Generator in their home city on January 7.
Despite an explosion in digital and streaming music, vinyl record sales are at their highest levels since the mid-1990s. Michael Alexander visited Courier Country’s best known surviving independent record shops to find out why.
He was once described by his daughter as the “last of the great European troubadours and first singer-songwriter punk rocker”.