GRANDMA (15) 4 stars In 1980, a group of rosy-cheeked children from St Winifred’s Roman Catholic Primary School in Stockport famously topped the UK Christmas singles chart with There’s No One Quite Like Grandma.
A north-east Hogmanay festival has confirmed a leading group will bring 2017 to an end.
We take a look at this week's cinema releases
Ardent fans of unlikely kung fu-fighting warrior Po will happily grin and panda bear this derivative yet breathlessly energetic third instalment of the computer-animated adventure series.
Walking the red carpet in little more than a grubby polo neck, blue Y-fronts and socks-and-slippers combo is a humiliating concept for most stars.
Gray's School of Art, 44, trained at Gray's School of Art before going on to develop his career. Born in Edinburgh, he never thought about being an artist but always wanted to make things.
Emeli Sandé will be going on a UK and Ireland arena tour in October 2017 which will kick-off on home turf in Aberdeen.
Tributes have flooded in for a rising talent of the big screen killed in a freak accident at his Hollywood home.
A new event in Inverness will use music and cups of tea to tackle social isolation.
If you love to sing, why not get the New Year started with a fun rewarding hobby?
It was an occasion which always promised to provide a turnip for the books.
Natasha Mckim checks up on the rehearsals for Spamalot, a musical where health and safety cancels witch burnings.
As Halloween approaches, we look at some of the spine-tingling attractions and events taking place in Aberdeen and the north-east.
Yes, it's that time of year again. Can’t decide where to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night? Here's our guide to some displays in Inverness and the rest of the Highlands.
In 45 years of writing cookery books, Mary Berry has seen many a newfangled device bid for a permanent space on her spotless worktops. But the latest one – the spiralizer – hasn’t passed the all-important Berry test.
Natasha Mckim finds out the great inspirations of jazz musician Curtis Stigers.
One of Dr Who's deadliest foes has decided to set up base at Alford's Grampian Transport Museum after learning that the Doctor has returned to TV screens.
Kate Hudson has given up on striving for perfection. Born into showbiz royalty, as the daughter of Goldie Hawn and step-daughter of Kurt Russell, her life might be based in Hollywood, where a glossy megawatt veneer is the order of the day, but she insists her own outlook is firmly rooted in reality. “Some days I feel quietly confident, and other days I don’t,” explains the 36-year-old. “Certain days I feel like, ’Wow I’ve come so far’, and I feel really open. And other days I feel like, ’Should I have done that? Should I do this? I don’t know...’. “It’s life, isn’t it?” she reasons. “We’re always trying to figure it out.” Clearly it’s a subject Hudson, whose biological father is the musician Bill Hudson, has been thinking about a lot recently.
It might be sweaty and exhausting work, but Gavin Spokes is proud to keep the farce flag flying, writes Andrew Youngson
Stuffed Gallery 2017 is opening at Newave Gallery on Castlegate.
See the world through the eyes of a modern-day risk-taking explorer and you’ll see it in a new light.
Extra tickets have been released for a hotly-anticipated gathering of superheroes and villains in Inverness.
Good news for all of the Mixers, Little Mix are back in town and will be taking to the stage at the AECC in October.
Think of a nightclub, David Lynch-style full of neon, sparkle and loads of smoke,” said dancer Jack Webb of his show, The End. What more do you want from an evening of entertainment?
Charlie Condou is known for his television roles, including Marcus Dent in ITV’s Coronation Street. We find out about his latest character, Reverend John Hale, in the play The Crucible.
Following the success of Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook over the last 10 years, they will be returning once again and this time taking to the road for six shows in Aberdeen, Perth, Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
There are plenty of opportunities to see some amazing acts as Zippos tours the country
Eighteen-year-old Iona Fyfe, from Huntly in Aberdeenshire, classes herself as a traditional folk artist.
North-east artist Stuart Buchanan is showing more than 20 paintings as part of a two-person exhibition alongside fellow east coast painter Morag Smith.
Llyr Williams will be on the piano and Alexander Janiczek will playing the violin at the close to their two-year journey with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO).
Susan Welsh enjoys a brush with one of the biggest small stars of showbusiness, Basil Brush
With November under way, it’s time to get planning: Christmas is fast approaching and it’s almost time to face the shopping crowds once more.