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Scottish Hotel Awards 2018 Winners

Winners announced for 2018 Scottish Hotel Awards Last night saw the The Scottish Hotel Awards Gala Dinner take place at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa in Edinburgh and we were there to help celebrate the cream of Scottish hotels. Hotels, Inns, Bed and Breakfasts all manner of accommodation types are recognised at these awards.

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Event: Beer Festival at Behind the Wall, Falkirk

Behind The Wall Spring Beerfest Behind The Wall Bar and restaurant in Falkirk are holding a Spring Brewfest on the May Bank Holiday Weekend. If your weekend plans aren’t just to eat Mac n Cheese, then this is the place to be! There will be lots of beer on offer, we’ve been told there will

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Event Preview:Alumni dinner with Masterchef: The Professionals Gary Maclean

Four Course Alumni dinner hosted by Gary Maclean, MasterChef: The Professionals 2016 Winner and National Chef of Scotland. This sounds like it may be the best meal ever.  Enjoy a four-course meal created and cooked by some of Scotland’s most exciting young talent.  A collection of City of Glasgow College superstar chefs who’ve gone on

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Travel: Spending the day with Charles Rennie Mackintosh – Glasgow

Discovering Mackintosh in Glasgow This year marks the 150th birthday of the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh and  what better way to celebrate than with a day out in Glasgow visiting some of the sights in his hometown! The first location of the day, Kelvingrove Art Galleries , opens from 10am.  By the time I arrived there

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McIntosh Pastaval tickets on sale now

Pastaval Tickets on Sale NOW! Tickets for the much awaited Pastaval 2018 are on sale now.  Follow the instructions below to get your ticket or go to the desktop site here.   function init_widget_277348 () { var http_277348 = new XMLHttpRequest(); http_277348.open("GET", "https://billetto.co.uk/e/277348/widget_new?theme=white", true ); http_277348.onload = function ( e ) { if ( http_277348.readyState

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Tron Bar & Kitchen to host vegan event

Two day Vegan extravaganza at Tron Bar & Kitchen The Tron Bar & Kitchen will play host to a two-day celebration of all things vegan. Earlier this year they hosted a Vegan pop up market and due to its success are holding a second one. A Vegan pop up market will be held on Thursday

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Pastaval 2018 Date Announced

Pastaval returns for 2018! We have again partnered with McIntosh of Strathmore to bring back our famous Mac and Cheese Festival as part of the Southside Fringe. Last year's winner, The Bungo, are rolling up their sleeves and ready for the challenge of keeping their trophy for The Best Mac 'n' Cheese. Want to help

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Scottish Style Awards 2018 results

Everyone’s a winner at the Scottish Style Awards Last night (31st March) saw the Glasgow glitterati out to enjoy  the Scottish Style Awards and they let us in as well! Held inside the stunning Kelvingrove  Art Gallery and Museum, we mingled with the most stylish in Scotland.  Influential men and women with stylish bars, hotels and

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News: Glasgow‘s Whisky Festival Tickets on Sale Now!

Get your tickets for Glasgow’s Whisky Festival As with last year there will be two sessions to choose from: 12-4pm & 5-9pm. (See our visit here) Remember do not buy tickets for both sessions as you will only be allowed entry to one and will not be refunded for the second one. Tickets can be

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Travel: Fun Easter getaways

Easter fun for everyone - ideas to get out and about For all the family Wey & Arun Canal Easter Bunny Special Cruises on the Wey & Arun Canal will feature many favourite Easter characters to entertain. From The Wharf behind the Onslow Arms public house High Street, Loxwood, West Sussex (30 March, 1 and