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Slow Marathon 2017
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Slow Marathon 2017 – Energised Landscapes

Enjoy a 26 mile walk exploring our relationship to energy and the landscape This year’s Slow Marathon is part of artist Andrea Geile’s project Energised Landscape, where she has been examining places of energy, innate or man-made, real or perceived, in the area southeast of Huntly. From Neolithic sites, to hill tops, to renewables and […]

Piping at Forres
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Piping at Forres

Visit the European Pipe Band Championships 2017, a fun-filled and spectacular day for all the family Piping at Forres is Moray’s biggest one-day event and the Highland’s biggest piping event, with over a hundred bands competing in the European Pipe Band Championships. The event takes place on Saturday 24th June 2017 in the natural amphitheatre […]

GreaterSpeyside and Moray
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Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2016

Held annually during the first long weekend in May, the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival invites visitors to celebrate Scotland’s national drink through an inventive and wide-ranging programme of whisky-inspired events – some educational, all of them fun. Since its inception in 1999, the Festival has developed close links with many Speyside businesses and communities […]

Touring Benromach Distillery
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Touring Benromach Distillery

As March has been all about breweries and distilleries in Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink, I set off to find out more about the distillery that is nestled into the edge of my home town – Benromach Distillery. My appreciation of whisky has been rather like the maturation process of a single malt itself – it has […]

5 Places to Enjoy Afternoon Tea
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5 Places to Enjoy Afternoon Tea

Tea for two and two for… afternoon tea?  I admit it, this is a specialist subject of mine – I love nothing more than afternoon tea (except perhaps champagne afternoon tea).  If you’re looking or somewhere to enjoy a relaxed catch up with friends or celebrate a special occasion, here are some of my recommendations for […]