“Fit’s Gaan On”

Scots Radio is a programme that spiks aboot the culture and the ongyans o fowk fa use Scots in their wirkin warl.

Accordin tae the last census in Scotland, there are aroon 1.5 million Scots spikkers in this country. Ye dinna hae tae wanner far tae hear it – jist ging as far North, Sooth, East an Wast as yir lugs’ll tak ye.

I hope ye’ll enjoy rummelin aboot in the Episodes, and welcome tae the company that celebrates the Scots Language – and the fowk that jist spik it.

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Frieda Morrison
Producer / Presenter

In English
Scots Radio is a programme that speaks about the culture and the on-going plans of people who use Scots in their working world.

According to the last census taken in Scotland, there are around 1.5 million Scots speakers in this country.  You don’t have to go far to hear it – just go as far North, South, East or West as your ears will take you.

I hope you enjoy searching through the episodes of SLR and welcome to the company that celebrates the Scots Language – and the people who just speak it.

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Formation o’ Scots Language Board taks ae step forrit

Formation o’ Scots Language Board taks ae step forrit

‘Tae popular acclamation!’ Noo there’s a thocht tae quicken the hert. A roarin croud isnae jist for Hampden when we’re takkin oot a guddle o P.E. teachers an pairt-time posties; but the second tae last place ye’d expect yin (coontin the Mitchell Library an New Douglas...

Scots Radio Team Pick up Top Awards

Scots Radio Team Pick up Top Awards

Scots Radio Team Scoops Top Awards at Scots Language Oscars The Scots Radio Team managed to scoop two of the top awards at the first ever Scots Language Oscars held on the 27th September at the Mitchell Theatre in Glasgow. The event, which saw 11 award categories...

Doric Film Festival Set to Return

Doric Film Festival Set to Return

Doric Film Festival Set to Return for 2020 Plans have been unveiled for the return of an acclaimed film festival which took the North East by storm last year. News that the lauded Doric Film Festival is set to return on October 1st coincides with the announcement that...

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Episode 62

An aye wir nae seener sittin oot o the sun wi oor ice-cream cuppies , than wir rinnin oot o the thunner-plumps.  It keeps us swak – bit fit a summer wiv hid.  Wiv hid athin fae scorchin sun tae monsoon tae frost in the morning – aa in ae month. Hope yiv enjoyed a wee break somewye. Bit we’re back in the room again, wi twa guests.  Alistair Heather jines us again – tae tell us aboot plans for a Scots Language Board and musician, composer an Trad Awards Maestro, Simon Thoumire is wi us tae spik aboot the Scots Language Awards.  We dinna hing aboot.

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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 and Scotland's Languages, Dr Alasdair Allan, launched the Policy for Scots Language.  Topic for the Conference - Scots in Schools.   Fit a good gaitherin it wis. Read the...

Writer James Robertson

Writer James Robertson

Writer James Robertson spiks in Episode 21 aboot the part Scotland played in the Slave Trade – and aboot his novel "Joseph Knight"

New Scots Scriever appointed

New Scots Scriever appointed

Scots Scriever Appointed Hamish MacDonald to take up two year residency at the National Library of Scotland First for Scotland Creative Scotland has today (Thursday 13 August, 2015), in partnership with the National Library of Scotland, announced the appointment of...

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GRANTS AVAILABLE - DEADLINE 12th December
The Doric Board has grants of up to £1,000 available to put towards projects to promote the Doric language, traditions and the culture of the North-East of Scotland.

For further information and application details, visit: doricboard.com/projects/
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BILLY KAY - TAE BE YERSELS

Jine us to hear renowned broadcaster, writer an Scots Media Personality o the Year, Billy Kay spik aboot oor cultural identity.

In the Simmer o 2018 Billy Kay wis gey vauntie when The Scottish Poetry Leibrarie spiered gin he wad dae their inaugural Scots leid lecture. Cried “Tae Be Yersels” Billy took a glisk at aw the great makars scrievin in Scots fae John Barbour in Aiberdeen tae Hugh MacDiarmid in the Borders. The nicht he’ll jalouse whit micht happen tae creativity in Scots in the future, an kythe a wheen airts in the haill wide warld the Scots took their leid tae lang syne.

Robert Gordon University - Aiberdeen - 14th November, 7.30. Tickets Eventbrite
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BILLY KAY

Jine us to hear renowned broadcaster, writer an Scots Media Personality o the Year, Billy Kay spik aboot oor cultural identity.

In the Simmer o 2018 Billy Kay wis gey vauntie when The Scottish Poetry Leibrarie spiered gin he wad dae their inaugural Scots leid lecture. Cried “Tae Be Yersels” Billy took a glisk at aw the great makars scrievin in Scots fae John Barbour in Aiberdeen tae Hugh MacDiarmid in the Borders. The nicht he’ll jalouse whit micht happen tae creativity in Scots in the future, an kythe a wheen airts in the haill wide warld the Scots took their leid tae lang syne.

Robert Gordon University - Aiberdeen - 14th November, 7.30. Tickets Eventbrite - www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/billy-kay-seminar-tae-be-yersels-tickets-72918062889
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SCOTS LANGUAGE AWARDS – Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow – 27th September, 2019.

Doric Film Festival - Scots Project o the Year
Frieda Morrison - Scots Spikker o the Year

On behalf o the Doric Film Festival team an the Scots Radio team, thank you for yir votes. We are oer the moon wi aa the messages o support – wi cuidna hae deen it athoot ye. Awards for the twa abeen – see pics an the DFF team.

Pic2: Awards Co-presenters – Frieda Morrison an Alistair Heather.
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