Artwork from some of Scotland’s most talented student photographers is on display at the Scottish Parliament until 8 February 2019.

The exhibition – Higher Vision – will showcase some of the best photographs taken by 26 students from schools and colleges from all over Scotland who have completed the Scottish Qualifications Authority’s Higher Photography course over the past year.


Recipe of the month – Mackroons

Throughout the Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015, the National Library of Scotland  is running a series of historical recipes from their collections alongside  their summer exhibition Lifting the Lid, which explores the history of cooking in Scotland. The recipe for June is Mackroons

Lifting the lid: 400 years of food and drink in Scotland

This free exhibition  at the National Library of Scotland tells the story of the Scotland’s relationship with food and drink. Included are recipes books from 1600s -1940s for  delights such as mock turtle soup and  powsowdie (sheep’s heid broth) as well as more traditional dishes.