V & A Dundee due to open in September 2018

V&A Dundee. Photographed by Ross Fraser McLean Opening on 15 September 2018, V&A Dundee will be the only V&A museum in the world outside London. It will be the first ever dedicated design museum in Scotland: an international centre for design, a place of inspiration, discovery and learning. Visitors will experience the remarkable story of…

Comic Con’s 5th Anniversary at Edinburgh

This year’s Comic Con will be taking place next weekend 14th and 15th April at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. 2018 will not only be Edinburgh Comic Con’s third year at the EICC, but also it’s fifth anniversary. It will feature many top named guests from the world of comic books and science fiction, with…

Easter is nearly here!

The Easter break is nearly here with Good Friday being this week on 30th March. Many of the tourist attractions in the area will be opening their doors after the winter break in readiness for this year’s visitors for the Easter holiday. Easter is a nice time of year with many flowers and plants waking…

A visit to Wester Pickston Railway

The Scottish Model Engineering Trust owns and runs the Wester Pickston Railway (WPR) which is set in seven acres of woodland in the heart of the Perthshire countryside. There is a ground level track for 71/4″ and 5″ gauge trains, an outdoor 16mm Garden Railway and woodland roads to run steam powered road models. The…

Polar Bear cub has now been seen

The first polar bear cub to be born in the UK for 25 years has emerged at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s Highland Wildlife Park. Previously, the birth had only been confirmed by high-pitched noises heard from the maternity den. Now the cub’s first venture into the outside world has been caught on cameras…