What’s On In Scotland: October 2023

Our curated round-up of some events happening in Scotland this October, from festivals to foodie adventures

London’s Kew Gardens to host Queer Nature festival this autumn

The festival will celebrate the connections between queer people, plants and fungi and feature commissions from designers and artists including Jeffrey Gibson

Sir Billy Connolly has published a deluxe coffee table book of his collected works

The book is available exclusively from Castle Fine Art, with 37 galleries nationwide

Art Car Boot Sale is back for its fifth year at SWG3

Looking for something to do this weekend? Scotland’s Art Car Boot Sale is returning once more, and is bigger than ever for its fifth...

Meet The Maker: Flore de Hoog, Glasgow’s coolest wall artist

It may look like wallpaper, but peer closer at one of Flore de Hoog's designs and you'll see the artist has hand-drawn the patterns...

Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games sculptor teams up with National Trust for Scotland

Sculptor Robert Coia’s new installation is in partnership with the National Trust for Scotland at Brodick Castle, Arran Calling all art lovers and sculptors alike...

Peek backstage into the world of fashion with V&A Dundee

The free exhibition, The Fashion Show: Everything But The Clothes, has officially opened in the V&A Dundee. Here’s everything you need to know Have you...

Design Archives: Ettore Sottsass (1917–2007)

All through his life, and even now more than a decade after his death in this, he was labelled ‘designer’, or ‘architect’, sometimes ‘artist’ or ‘writer’

Design Archives: Earl Haig (1918–2009)

The Scottish painter was first inspired to take up art while a prisoner-of-war in Colditz Castle



11 of the best kitchen retailers in Scotland 2023

From exceptional customer service to high quality finishes, these kitchen retailers are amongst the very best in the country