Edinburgh International Book Festival: The Best Bits

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The Edinburgh International Book Festival has kicked off in the capital, with lots to see, do and take part in over the space of two weeks. The annual event sees big-name authors flock to Charlotte Square to do readings, workshops and signings, and encourage Scots to embrace the wonder of […]

Meet Thomas, the Tunnock’s Teacake giraffe

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What’s eight feet tall, 40kg in weight, red and silver and coming to Hamilton soon? Only Thomas the Tunnock’s Teacake giraffe! The creation will be part of a jungle of animals heading to the South Lanarkshire town this month, where they’ll be setting up for the summer. The giant sculptures […]

Things to do this weekend – and how to stay safe!

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The Broons ■ EDINBURGH Our favourite fictional family come to the stage. The Broons have featured in DC Thomson comic strips in the Sunday Post since 1936 (ask yer gran) and the show pays tribute to the family’s 80th anniversary. One for the whole family. King’s Theatre, Sat 5 Nov One […]