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The Spirit of Banffshire

The Spirit of Banffshire

By Professor Peter Reid, Robert Gordon University I am delighted that we have produced this film, entitled Spirit of Banffshire in collaboration with the Lord Lieutenant. It accompanies his new book of the same title which was launched today. The film was made by Erin...

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The Book of Deer Project

The Book of Deer Project

As pairt of Scotland's 'Year o Stories', the Book of Deer is returning tae North-East Scotland, presented bi the Book of Deer Project. You can read mair below aboot the range of activities planned fae April tae October 2022 tae celebrate its return....

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Kist o Riches Storytelling Evening

Kist o Riches Storytelling Evening

Kist o Riches (or Tobar an Dualchais in Gaelic) is a special evening o storytelling in Scots an Doric which will tak place on Saturday 7 May. There are almaist 8,000 stories on the Kist o Riches website an the guest storytellers will use it as inspiration tae fin...

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Celebration o the Scots Leid an culture tae start

Celebration o the Scots Leid an culture tae start

(Credit: Culture Perth & Kinross) The Soutar Festival of Words is set tae kick aff this Friday, wi events running across Perth an Kinross this weekend in a celebration o stories inspired by an created in Scotland. Inspired by poet William Soutar, the festival...

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Congratulations Scots Radio

Congratulations Scots Radio

It's just been announced that Scots Radio has once again been nominated for an excellence award at this year's Celtic Media Festival in Quimper, Brittany. (Credit: Celtic Media Festival)

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MacWordle – New Scots version o Wordle released

MacWordle – New Scots version o Wordle released

A new version o Wordle – the online wird game – his specifically been designed for Scots spikkers an learners who want tae practice the leid. MacWordle wis designed bi the Dictionaries of the Scots Language in collaboration wi Vasilis Karaiskos, wi the aim o testin an...

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Congratulations tae Eryn Rae!

Congratulations tae fiddle player Eryn Rae who wis announced as the winner o BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician competition on Sunday. The 21-year-old fae the Borders wis jined bi five talented musicians in the 2022 finals, including Breanna Wilson...

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‘Sunset Song’ celebrates its 90th Anniversary

‘Sunset Song’ celebrates its 90th Anniversary

Lewis Grassic Gibbon's 'Sunset Song' celebrated its 90th anniversary on the 29th January, with the Press & Journal detailing cultural impact which Gibbon's maist famous wirk had. Journalist Neil Drysdale commented on Twitter: "It’s a book which has become...

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New Writers Awards 2022 winners announced

New Writers Awards 2022 winners announced

The New Writer Awards hiv helped mair than 140 creative fowk since 2009. (Credit: Creative Scotland) The ten winners o the Scottish Book Trust's New Writers Awards 2022 hiv been announced. Wi the funding o Creative Scotland, the awards provide an opportunity for ten...

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Audiences tae be Permitted at Celtic Connections 2022

Audiences tae be Permitted at Celtic Connections 2022

Changes in the Scottish Government's Covid-19 restrictions will allow this month's Celtic Connections tae take place wi full capacity audiences. The annual event runs fae Monday 24th January tae Sunday 6th February, wi oer 50 shows celebratin Celtic music scheduled...

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