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Hands Up For Trad TV 15

Hands Up For Trad TV 15

Watch our latest Hands Up for Trad TV with Mark Maguire live from Quebec City Airport! Featu[read more]
Scots Radio – The Journey So Far

Scots Radio – The Journey So Far

26 September 2017, 19:30 – 21:00 Elphinstone Institute Public Lecture Series Join Frieda Morriso[read more]
Hands Up For Trad TV - 10

Hands Up For Trad TV - 10

Hands Up for Trad TV is back featuring great music videos from Ali Levack and Pablo Lafuente, [read more]
Scotland's Heroines Revealed

Scotland's Heroines Revealed

Scotland's Heroines The busts of Robert Burns and King Robert the Bruce were installed in The H[read more]
Hands Up for Trad Video Podcasts

Hands Up for Trad Video Podcasts

                Hands Up for Trad [read more]
SCOTS RADIO - NOMINATED IN CELTIC MEDIA FESTIVAL

SCOTS RADIO - NOMINATED IN CELTIC MEDIA FESTIVAL

It gees us great pleasure tae announce that Scots Radio has been nominated for an award in the C[read more]
AIBRDEENSHIRE COONCIL'S GUIDELINES FOR DORIC IN THE CURRICULUM

AIBRDEENSHIRE COONCIL'S GUIDELINES FOR DORIC IN THE CURRICULUM

AIBRDEENSHIRE COONCIL'S GUIDELINES FOR DORIC IN THE CURRICULUM - PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2017. FROM AB[read more]
ROBERT BURNS AND SONG - NEW WEBINAR COURSE

ROBERT BURNS AND SONG - NEW WEBINAR COURSE

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) are launching a series of webinars on ‘Robert Burns and So[read more]
STOP PRESS – WE NEED YOU
Launch of the Buke Of The Howlat

Launch of the Buke Of The Howlat

At the Launch of the Buke Of The Howlat - at Darnaway Castle near Forres - Part of the Moray Book Fe[read more]
New Writer In Residence At Alloway

New Writer In Residence At Alloway

Poet and writer Rab Wilson has recently been appointed to the post of Writer in Residence at the Rob[read more]
Saltire Society 80th Anniversary Celebrations

Saltire Society 80th Anniversary Celebrations

6 months to St. Andrew’s Day, £2,500 traditional music bursary now open for applications Exactly 6 [read more]
Setting up a New Community Radio Hub?

Setting up a New Community Radio Hub?

Are you thinking about setting up a New Community Radio Hub? Scots Radio is delighted to announce i[read more]
New Publication from Creative Scotland

New Publication from Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland have published a new booklet about the languages of Scotland. "Gaelic and Scots a[read more]
Thank you to the CMF

Thank you to the CMF

A big thank you tae the organisers o the Celtic Media Festival. The welcome an hospitality wis fanta[read more]
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Don't neglect the UK's indigenous languages

Would you be surprised if I, Rhona NicDhùghaill (a language teacher from Oban) told you that, far fr[read more]
O is for Hoolet returns

O is for Hoolet returns

Ishbel McFarlane writes, directs and performs in her one-woman show about the history, development a[read more]
Scots Radio nominated for International Award - Celtic Media Festival

Scots Radio nominated for International Award - Celtic Media Festival

PRESS RELEASE:  An online Radio programme, that celebrates the Scots language, has been nominated fo[read more]
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Saltire Society Scotland

Saltire Society launch 80th Anniversary programme. Executive Director, Jim Tough, speaking at the la[read more]
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Rashabreck Corbies by Simon Hall from Orkney

Hae a listen to this audio blog by Simon Hall, a past Scots-language Co-ordinator based in Orkney. [read more]
Festival entry for Scots Radio

Festival entry for Scots Radio

Scots Radio is a monthly magazine podcast that celebrates everything to do with the Scots Langua[read more]
Tradfest 2016

Tradfest 2016

Edinburgh’s TradFest kick starts the summer season with a feast of music, storytelling, dance, folk [read more]
New Scottish Makar announced

New Scottish Makar announced

The acclaimed writer Jackie Kay, whose complex relationship with her Scottish identity provides insp[read more]
Scots Radio nominated for International Award

Scots Radio nominated for International Award

I am affa pleased tae announce that Scots Radio has been nominated for an international award, in th[read more]
Search begins for Scotland's next Makar

Search begins for Scotland's next Makar

The search for Scotland's next national poet begins in earnest this week, as Liz Lochhead's term as [read more]
TRACS Launches GIFTING EVERY CHILD

TRACS Launches GIFTING EVERY CHILD

Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland (TRACS) launches GIFTING EVERY CHILD: An Introduction to Scotl[read more]
Scots Radio on iTunes

Scots Radio on iTunes

SCOTS Afore noo, you quid get oor Scots Radio, throw the Scots Language Centre. Bit Scots Radio has[read more]
Liz Lochhead to receive Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry

Liz Lochhead to receive Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry

The Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry for 2015 is to be awarded to Liz Lochhead, Scotland's national poe[read more]
Gordon Wilson made case for Scots broadcasting

Gordon Wilson made case for Scots broadcasting

BBC Alba should extend its remit to make programmes in the Scots language, a former leader of the SN[read more]
Kevin McKidd speaks about Scots and Sunset Song

Kevin McKidd speaks about Scots and Sunset Song

Kevin McKidd plays the part of the Minister in the new film version of Sunset Song, by Lewis Grassic[read more]
Michel Faber scoops Saltire Book of the Year

Michel Faber scoops Saltire Book of the Year

“The Book of Strange New Things”, the latest work from Dutch-born, Scotland-based writer Miche[read more]
‘Hame’ shone onto landmarks for St Andrew’s Day

‘Hame’ shone onto landmarks for St Andrew’s Day

Stirring words from Scottish poet Mary Symon’s ‘Hame’ are projected onto iconic locations across the[read more]
Sunset Song film launch – Local map produced

Sunset Song film launch – Local map produced

Map celebrates the sites of Sunset Song Aberdeenshire filming locations highlighted A number of Ab[read more]
Gruffalo gets Doric revamp

Gruffalo gets Doric revamp

FROM a "sleekit moose" to "thon deep mirk wid", children's classic the Gruffalo is being given a lin[read more]
Pictish Dig Rhynie

Pictish Dig Rhynie

  Pictish Dig Rhynie, Aberdeenshire. Team Leader Gordon Noble spiks aboot the importa[read more]
Sheena Wellington

Sheena Wellington

Sheena Wellington talking about the Jimmy Shand Crowd funding appeal and the Wighton Heritage [read more]
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Episode 22 is now live

In Episode 22, wir at the first National Conference fae Education Scotland. The topic wis ‘Scots in [read more]
Alasdair Allan, launches Government's Policy For Scots Language.

Alasdair Allan, launches Government's Policy For Scots Language.

At the Education Scotland National Conference in Stirling far the Minister for Learning, Science[read more]
Elspeth Turner - Episode 21

Elspeth Turner - Episode 21

Elspeth Turner - actress an writer - Episode 21 - spiks aboot her play 'Spectretown' fit wis inspi[read more]
Writer James Robertson

Writer James Robertson

Writer James Robertson spiks in Episode 21 aboot the part Scotland played in the Slave Trade – and[read more]
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Episode 21 now live

Episode 21 is now live!  This is an episode that will hud yir lugs richt tae the end. We begin wi pl[read more]
New Scots Scriever appointed

New Scots Scriever appointed

Scots Scriever Appointed Hamish MacDonald to take up two year residency at the National Library [read more]
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Episode 20 launched

We’re gaan aboot again in Episode 20 o Scots Radio – visitin some o the Festivals aroon Scotland.  A[read more]
Launch of Scots Language Policy

Launch of Scots Language Policy

A policy for the development and promotion o the Scots Language has been launched by Creative Scot[read more]
Episode 19 launched

Episode 19 launched

Episode 19 o Scots Radio is delvin intae oor literary heritage.  Jenny Niven, pictured, fae Creative[read more]
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Episode 18 is live!

In Episode 18 o Scots Radio, we hiv an extended interview wi former First Minister o Scotland and SN[read more]
Gardening Scotland 2015

Gardening Scotland 2015

Yir Scots Radio Gairners - and prood tae be on the Board o Directors with the 'Gardening Scotland'[read more]
Episode 18 is on the way!

Episode 18 is on the way!

Episode 18 o Scots Radio coming soon...featuring news o a new Scots Language Policy fae Creative Sco[read more]
Ballad and Bothy Ballad Competition Winners

Ballad and Bothy Ballad Competition Winners

Some of the winners o the Ballad and Bothy Ballad song competition at Strichen Festival in Aiberdeen[read more]
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The Strichen Festival

Got the honour of judgin the Traditional singin at the Strichen Festival in Aiberdeenshire. The Fest[read more]
Culture - Fit next?

Culture - Fit next?

Congratulations to Mairi McFadyen for hosting the 'Thinky' day at the Storytelling Centre in Edinbur[read more]
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Episode 17 is now live!

In this Episode - news o a new Centre for Culture planned for the North - Professor Peter Reid tells[read more]
Episode 17 - comin tae a place near you

Episode 17 - comin tae a place near you

Episode 17 o Scots Radio - comin tae a place near you - despite the sna in Aiberdeenshire yesterday.[read more]
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Scots Radio Episode 16 Live

We hiv geen intae the land o myths, magic and legend ess month – wir nae feart.   We hear aboot ‘Sal[read more]
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Scots Radio will be featuring the Scots contributions to the Scottish Book Trusts new 'Journeys' competition

Scottish Book Trust has launched an exciting new writing project to encourage people to write about [read more]
Interview with 'Theatre Maker' Ishbel McFarlane in Episode 16 of Scots Radio

Interview with 'Theatre Maker' Ishbel McFarlane in Episode 16 of Scots Radio

The Arches & Traverse Theatre present Platform 18 Award winner 2014: Ishbel McFarlane, who will [read more]
April brings New Episode of Scots Radio

April brings New Episode of Scots Radio

New Episode of Scots Radio coming to a place near you.  You can listen to it from April 1st! Cont[read more]
Just finished filming for National Trust for Scotland

Just finished filming for National Trust for Scotland

Frieda Morrison on behalf of Birseland Media has just finished filming the next in the series of sho[read more]