Burns manuscripts displayed in new exhibition

Burns manuscripts displayed in new exhibition

Scotland maist famous poet, Robert Burns. The National Trust for Scotland hiv displayed 12 original manuscripts written bi Robbie Burns in a new exhibition ca’d ‘Homecoming’ at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway. They include letters, twa...
Celtic Connections prepares for 30th edition

Celtic Connections prepares for 30th edition

The 30th edition o Celtic Connections kicks aff in Glasgow next week (photograph – Celtic Connections) Preparations are well underway for Celtic Connections, wi the fowk an roots music festival set tae launch in Glasgow next Thursday. This year marks its 30th...
Steve Byrne appointed as new Director o TRACS

Steve Byrne appointed as new Director o TRACS

Steve Byrne will tak oer as the Director o TRACS in March (photograph by Neil Hanna) TRACS (Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland) announced on Monday 11th January that they hiv appointed Steve Byrne as their new Director. A noted performer, researcher, folklorist,...
Lauren Hay – ‘Speak properly: Is Doric dying?’

Lauren Hay – ‘Speak properly: Is Doric dying?’

On 12th November 2022 Lauren gave a talk at TEDx Aiberdeen in which she explored the state o Doric. Afore Tedx came tae Aiberdeen, Lauren also caught up wi Scots Radio’s Frieda Morrison tae tell her aa aboot it. This is her Ted talk in which she taks the...
Doric TikTok duo to go on tour

Doric TikTok duo to go on tour

Twa singers fae the North-East o Scotland are set tae tour efter their Doric covers o famous sangs wis viewed thoosands o times on TikTok. Aye Tunes w will gaun on tour across Scotland wi a production ca’d ‘My Doric Diary across Scotland.’ The TikTok...
Winners o Scotland’s National Book Awards announced

Winners o Scotland’s National Book Awards announced

The annual awards ceremony was held at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh last Thursday. The winners o Scotland’s National Book Awards were announced in Edinburgh on Thursday evening, wi Slaves and Highlanders: Silenced Histories of Scotland and the Caribbean bi...