It's one of the most keenly anticipated literary contests in Scotland.
It’s 50 years ago this week since the death of the man who brought Oor Wullie and The Broons to life
He was the modest man who breathed life into such unforgettable characters as Oor Wullie, The Broons and Desperate Dan.
They're three Scots with a can-can-do attitude and they were involved in celebrating the 13oth anniversary of the Moulin Rouge.
A poignant television documentary will tell the story of an Aberdeen dance teacher who inspired scores of north-east youngsters to take to the floor.
An award-winning author will tour a series of north-east schools next week to mark the 20th anniversary of a widespread reading campaign.
This week, the streets of Aberdeen turn into a giant art exhibition, full of visual and interactive exhibits for the public to explore. The Look Again festival of visual art and design returns for another year with a full programme.
A new public engagement programme that will showcase the best of the north-east’s creative talent will be launched at Aberdeen University today.
Whether it’s hard-hitting crime novels, action-packed adventures or heart-soaring romances, Scotland further cemented its place in the literary history books in 2004 when Edinburgh was named the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature.
Retail guru Mary Portas reveals the catastrophic effect the death of her mother had on her family in her new memoir Shop Girl. She talks about finding happiness with her wife and their son
The curtain has closed on the panto and the January blues have well and truly sunk in. As we sit at our desks, weaning our bodies back into a routine after two weeks of long lies and scrumptious brunches, the only things keeping us going are the, hopefully, approaching warmer weather and a busy social calendar. Unfortunately, no one can make any promises weather-wise, but there’s plenty of live shows visiting Aberdeen this year to keep you entertained. Your Weekend takes a look at what’s on this month and next
Hannah Rudd, from the Rambert dance company, tells Laura Redpath about her love of dance
Intrepid explorer and beloved Python Michael Palin is about to go around the country in 20-ish dates, writes Martin Hutchinson
How often do you sit down to read? I don't mean grabbing a newspaper or catching up on your Facebook feed - just simply sitting somewhere comfortable, with nothing else to take your attention other than the pages of a story.
Katie Morag, the adventurous red-haired little girl from the fictional Isle of Struay, is to come “alive” at an event to be held at Queen’s Cross Church, Aberdeen, on Saturday, November 1.
Voted the nation’s best-loved bedtime story by BBC Radio 2 listeners, The Gruffalo, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, is also a big hit with young Invernessians.