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Doric Phrase Week Article

Doric Phrase Week Article

Fae the 24th April tae the 1st May the Doric Board is holding Doric Phrase Week tae encourage fowk tae share their favourite phrases fae the North-East. On behalf o the Doric Board, thank you tae the Press & Journal fer their article aboot Doric Phrase Week an...

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Jock Duncan

Jock Duncan

We were aa sair grieved tae hear o the passin o national treisure an bothy ballad maister Jock Duncan. We hiv featured Jock's buikie, "Jock's Jocks", pit thegither wi his guid freen, folklorist Prof. Gary West, on oor programmes a puckle times. Read aa aboot thon an...

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Sheena Blackhall – New Buik Release

Sheena Blackhall – New Buik Release

The North-East makar, Sheena Blackhall, is releasing a new buik ca’d “A Baird’s Life”. It taks the reader through her life in poyems, short stories an images. Below is a press release fae Alan Spence an Rymour Books, explainin mair:  SHEENA BLACKHALL is a...

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Scots Leid Recongnised by Spotify

Scots Leid Recongnised by Spotify

There wis some guid news oer the last few days fer the Scots leid as Spotify announced that artists wid finally be able to tag their sangs under the tag a Scots. A campaign tae mak Scots a leid category had been led by Iona Fyfe, folk sangster fae Huntly in...

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A Life on the Sea

A Life on the Sea

James George Addison, fae Cullen on the North East Coast, spiks wi Frieda Morrison aboot  his life on the sea. James George kindly contributed the unique photographs an cinematic footage, included in this film. On behalf of the SRTV team - thank you for the...

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The Future o Scots – survey

The Future o Scots – survey

The fowks at Glesga Universitie, the Royal Society o Embra, Eddication Scotland an Oor Vyce haes jined thegither on a new projeck tae forder the Scots leid, stertin aff bi askin spikkers whit they think aboot whit's gaein on the noo an whaur it micht ging fae here....

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Spotify tae Scotify

Spotify tae Scotify

Scots sangster Iona Fyfe haes bin makkin waves on social media the lest wee whilie, takkin on the micht o the fowk at Spotify. Wi her new sang, an owersettin o 'In the Bleak Midwinter' intae Scots, she gaed tae pit it up on the platform but couldna fin the wey tae tag...

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James Hogg Jubilee | 1770-2020, 250 year

James Hogg Jubilee | 1770-2020, 250 year

The day is a big ane fur the fowk celebratin the life an wark o the Ettrick Shepherd, poet, sang collector an novelist, James Hogg. Fur the 250th anniversary o his birth, Dr Valentina Bold an freens is haudin a special online gaitherin via Eventbrite. Amangst ithers,...

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Shuggie Bain – Douglas Stuart

Shuggie Bain – Douglas Stuart

We're fair trickit tae congratulate Douglas Stuart on his novel "Shuggie Bain" winnin the Booker Prize 2020. Inspired bi his ain bairnhood, it's aboot growin up in Glesga as a wee lad in the 1980s in Cooncil hoosin in the time o Thatcher, wi a mither fechtin wi...

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