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Dates announced fur Languages Week Scotland 2023

Dates announced fur Languages Week Scotland 2023

The dates an theme fur a week lang celebration o language in 2023 his been announced bi Scotland’s National Centre for Languages (SCILT). Next year’s Languages Week Scotland will be held atween 30th January an 3rd February, wi activities taen place in…

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New website celebrates female figures o North-East Scotland

New website celebrates female figures o North-East Scotland

A new website is aiming tae tell the stories ahind some o the maist famous women wi links tae the North-East o Scotland, while also focusing on mony who hiv perhaps remained undervalued. The Quinepedia website is a “biographical dictionary of North-East women” which his been inspired bi…

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TedX Talk – ‘Is Doric Dying?’

TedX Talk – ‘Is Doric Dying?’

'Is Doric Dying?' - That's the title of the speech that local entrepreneur, Lauren Hay will be presenting at this year's TED Talk organised by TEDX Aberdeen. A unique line up of speakers will be presenting their insights into a diverse list of topics at the Aberdeen...

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Book Week Scotland tae take place later ess month

Book Week Scotland tae take place later ess month

Ess will be the eleventh time Book Week Scotland will be held (Image - Book Week Scotland) The Scottish Book Trust his announced that's ess year's Book Week Scotland will take place atween the 14th-21st November. Ess is the 11th edition o the celebration o buiks an...

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Congratulations tae William McCallum

Congratulations tae William McCallum

(Credit - Glenfiddich Piping Championship) Congratulations tae William McCallum who wis announced as the winner o the Glenfiddich Invitational Solo Piping Championship 2022 on Saturday. McCallum - who is fae Bearsden - also set a new record bi winning his ninth...

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Campaigners push for creation o a Scots Language Board

Campaigners push for creation o a Scots Language Board

Oor Vyce are encouragin fowk tae respond tae the upcoming Scots Language Board (image - Oor Vyce) A group o Scots Language campaigners are urging the Scottish Government to launch a Scots Language Board as pairt o their impending Scottish Languages Bill. The call fur...

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Free podcasts episodes will explore the life o Nan Shepherd

Free podcasts episodes will explore the life o Nan Shepherd

Nan Shepherd (1893-1981) spent many days exploring the Cairngorms near her native Deeside. A theatre company and a Perthshire theatre have jined forces tae create three podcasts aboot een o Scotland's maist celebrated nature writers, Nan Shepherd. The Firebrand...

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New interactive projeck celebrates Scotland’s stories

New interactive projeck celebrates Scotland’s stories

The Map of Stories is pairt o the ongoing Scottish International Storytelling Festival which comes tae a close on 31st October (Image - Scottish International Storytelling Festival) A new interactive webpage his plotted a collection o 74 stories on a map o Scotland as...

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Doric Board New Year Awards 2023 Launch and Application Form

Doric Board New Year Awards 2023 Launch and Application Form

The deadline for New Year Awards applications is the 12th December 2022. The richness and diversity of the North East’s Doric culture is set to come under the spotlight once again, thanks to the launch of the Doric Board’s New Year Awards 2023. The Doric Board has...

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