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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.

Arts
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.

Music
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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Elinor Grieve of Eli's Art will be one of the exhibitors.

Centre to host its largest show to-date

Buchanhaven Heritage Society is to host a major art exhibition later this year - the largest exhibition to be held at the auld schoolie to-date.

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The concert includes pupils who have benefited from the Youth Music Initiative.

Youth Music Initiative concert

A Youth Music Initiative concert will be held at Aden Theatre, in Aden Country Park, Mintlaw, on Sunday, February 5.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

Arts
Strathspey and Surreal play Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Main Auditorium on January 23.

Brazilian beats to warm up Celtic crowd

For most cities, January is a time to bring normality back to life after the festivities of Christmas and New Year.

Music
Ben Watt – stripped back, fresh and alive

Ben Watt – stripped back, fresh and alive

Following sell-out shows with his band in 2016, Ben Watt returns in early 2017 with a new stripped-back approach.

Music
Entries from statutory records have been released onto ScotlandsPeople - the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

Latest birth, death and marriage records released

Entries from important statutory records have been released today onto ScotlandsPeople – the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

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New creme egg campaign rolls in

New creme egg campaign rolls in

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.

Arts
Most Haunted team to visit prison museum

Most Haunted team to visit prison museum

Peterhead Prison Museum is to be the venue for the renowned TV Programme Most Haunted when the team arrives on February 25, along with some of their most famous presenters, for an evening of events.

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Gok Wan brings his Fashion Brunch Club to Scotland next month.

Fashion and fizz

Hello my darling! Gok Wan greeted me when I grabbed him for a chat ahead of his new fashion shows coming to Scotland next month.

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Scottish Ballet's Hansel and Gretel takes to the stage at His Majesty's Theatre

A tale of mischief and magic

Once upon a time, there was a town where children had mysteriously been disappearing, one by one, ever since the arrival of a new, young and beautiful teacher at the lcoal school.

Theatre and Comedy
Just before midnight the music will end ready for the countdown to a unique
fireworks display guaranteed to welcome in 2017 in style.

City's Hogmanay celebrations set to bring in the New Year in style

Two top-class bands will be the focal point of Aberdeen’s city centre Hogmanay party.

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Manager Sarah Wright with residents of Allandale

Service users enjoy Christmas party

Allandale House hosted a Christmas party for service users in the local area on December 8.

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Don't let your Christmas meal go to waste this year.

Let’s prevent food waste this Christmas

In December alone Scots are expected to throw away over 3.5 million mince pies, more than 240,000 Christmas puddings, and the equivalent of over 100,000 turkeys.

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Captain Hook and his sidekick Smee.

Audience hooked by Peter Pan Doric offering

It’s been a couple of years since I attended the Peterhead Panto so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect.

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All singing, all dancing fun at Dick McWhittington.

Fit Like? Fantastic actually!

Elaine C. Smith, Jordan Young and Alan McHugh were in top form at this year's Aberdeen Panto production of Dick McWhittington.

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