Science and Photography is the focus of the 2019 St Andrews Photography Festival which runs from October 4 to 27, discovers Michael Alexander.
MARSHAL LAW: Keeping order at St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns during the Alfred Dunhill Links golf
Michael Alexander speaks to 2019 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship chief marshal Paul McGlynn about what it takes to keep order on the course.
STAR WARS: The Rise of Skywalker expected to bring forceful boost to Courier Country film tourism trade
Michael Alexander hears how the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is expected to draw more visitors to the Hello, Robot exhibition at V&A Dundee and provide a wider boost to film tourism.
‘You spill your heart out – it can be disheartening’ says ‘slam poet’ Hollie McNish ahead of Kirkcaldy Tae Sup gig
When revered author and “slam poet” Hollie McNish joins the bill at Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer in Kirkcaldy on Saturday November 16, she hopes she’ll be performing first so that she’s “not nervous” awaiting her slot.
As St Andrews-raised musician Steve Mason’s solo UK tour brings him to Dundee, he speaks to Michael Alexander about the rise and fall of The Beta Band, his struggles with mental health – and becoming a dad.
Michael Alexander looks back on 35 consecutive years of Alfred Dunhill golf events in St Andrews.
FEATURE: Prisoners or Patients? New exhibition looks at Perth-based criminal insanity in Victorian Scotland
The hidden histories of prisoner-patients locked up in Perth during the Victorian era is explored in a new free exhibition by National Records Scotland (NRS) which opens on Thursday August 1.
A Cupar Scout Leader and college employee has become an unlikely music star in the latest video by Brit Award winning rock band Keane.
Tragic Angus ‘working class’ musician Graeme Scott knocks Liam Gallagher from top of Dundee record shop album chart
An album featuring the work of a talented Angus high school careers adviser who took his own life has knocked Liam Gallagher’s new ‘Why me? Why not’ album off the top of a Dundee record shop’s in-store sales chart.
‘It’s amazing who’s played there’, says Yorkshire-based blues-rock guitarist Chantel McGregor ahead of Kinross gig
Told by major record labels at 14 that she had a "great voice, but girls don't play guitar like that”, female guitar prodigy Chantel McGregor wisely ignored the comments and enrolled at the Leeds College of Music where she became the first student in the college’s history, to achieve a 100% pass mark, with 18 distinctions.