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Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

The timeless cool of Frank Sinatra met the robust swing of the Count Basie Orchestra on the classic album, ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ and it has remained a beloved classic ever since, the perfect marriage of old-school pop and big band jazz.

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The Stranglers are embarking on a tour of Scotland.

Baz: Come and see our ugly mugs!

The Stranglers’ story, which began way back in the early 1970s, is both long and complex. And it’s one that is still being written.

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The photography expedition aims to raise awareness of the towns green environment

Focus on Green Spaces with expedition

With the better weather and brighter nights heading our way, a local community group is hosting a photography expedition to capture the town’s environmental beauty.

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Childrens author Claire McFall

Youngsters encouraged to enter writing competition

Children’s author Claire McFall is reminding kids across Aberdeenshire that there is still time to ‘Express themselves’ this half term in a top writing competition hosted by National Express.

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Do you fancy trying to escape from Scotlands most notorious jail?

Attempt the Great Escape Prison Break

Heroic participants are being asked to sign up for The Great Escape Prison Break which will take place at Peterhead Prison Museum in April.

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The performance features a host of classic songs.

Dance, theatre and story-telling at New Deer hall

Plan B for Utopia by Joan Clevillé Dance will be performed at New Deer Hall on Friday, February 24,at 7.30pm.

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You can dance, you can jive... the group get stuck into rehearsals ahead of the show.

Get ready to dig the Dancing Queen

Get those dancing shoes on and warm up the vocal chords as AOC productions bring the hits of ABBA and other poular songs to Peterhead Community Theatre.

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Piping in the haggis

Grangepark celebrates the Bard

Peterhead’s Grangepark care home celebrated the Bard in style recently.

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Bob MacKenzie cuts into the haggis.

A 191st toast to the Bard at Peterhead Burns Club

Friday, January 27, saw the 191st dinner of Peterhead Burns Club, which took place at the town’s Palace Hotel.
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Paula Geary presents The Quizzards with their prizes.

The Quizzards take top spot at RNLI quiz

Peterhead’s Harbour Lights bar played host to the annual RNLI SOS quiz night rexcently.

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Peter Capaldi as the Doctor

POLL: Who is your favourite Doctor Who?

Peter Capaldi has announced he is stepping down from the role of Doctor Who later this year, with the 58-year-old Glasgow-born star telling the BBC it was ‘time to move on’.

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Strictly Come Dancing rumbas north of the border as the second stop on its UK live tour this weekend (January 27-28).

Facts about Strictly as the live tour comes to Scotland this weekend

Scots are in for a real treat when Strictly Come Dancing rumbas north of the border as the second stop on its UK live tour this weekend (January 27-28).

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Haggis, neeps and tatties were the order of the day for members of Peterhead's Language Cafe.

Language Cafe celebrates Rabbie Burns

Members of Peterhead’s Language Cafe held a Burns Supper on Wednesday to celebrate the Bard

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Amy Macdonald releases her new album on February 17.

Amy Macdonald: I want to write songs that mean something

It was a very cheery Amy Macdonald that came on the phone when I grabbed her for a chat about her new upcoming album. But then, she has a lot to be happy about.

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Rewind Scotland Festival 2017 taking place once again at Scone Palace in Perthshire from Friday, July 21 to Sunday, July 23.

Rewind Scotland Festival 2017 line-up announced

Fans of 1980s music are in for a real treat this summer when the Rewind Scotland Festival returns for its seventh consecutive year.

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The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

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Billy Bragg and Joe Henry join the Celtic Connections line up next week.

Billy Bragg’s American obsession

Like many a British musician before him, Billy Bragg, bard of Barking, singer songwriter, political activist, and musical historian has made no secret of his obsession with the songs and the mythology of the Americas, not least those of his artistic and philosophical forebear Woody Guthrie. With his friend and collaborator, US singer songwriter Joe Henry, he has made an album that focuses on the transformative part the railroad played in disseminating the songs that gave birth to the rock’n’roll era.

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Brendan Cole is returning to Scotland with his new show

All Night Long is ‘Strictly’ the hottest ticket in town

One of Strictly’s most charismatic stars will be waltzing his way north of the border when he brings his new show to Scotland this year.

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One of the posters of the Buffalo Bill tour.

When Buffalo Bill rode into the Blue Toon

Who would have believed that one of the most famous characters in Wild West history actually visited Peterhead?

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Everestmax talk at village

Everestmax talk at village

A woman who holds the record for the world’s longest climb will be giving a talk at Auchnagatt village hall next month.

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