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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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Scots Language Awards – last year an lookin forrit

Scots Language Awards – last year an lookin forrit

Hands Up for Trad'  Scots Language awards for 2019 were held this time last year at the Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow. Nae only did the Doric Film Festival win  Best Scots Project of the Year but Frieda Morrison also won 'Scots Spikker o the Year'! Nominations for the...

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Doric Film Festival 2021 – call for entries

Doric Film Festival 2021 – call for entries

The Doric Film Festival is back an is looking for submissions for the virtual festival tae be held in Spring 2021. The format his changed a bitty ess time roun. Nine films o 5 mins lang on the theme 'Jist Faar I Bide' will be commissioned for the festival wi...

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Dawn Leslie – Introduction to North East Scots

Dawn Leslie – Introduction to North East Scots

An introductory course is being set up at Aberdeen University to introduce students to North East Scots or Doric. The course will explore North East Culture – both written and oral…and help students develop their oral and written skills. It has been set up by PHd...

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Scots Language Awards 2020 – date announced

Scots Language Awards 2020 – date announced

The countdoon is on! Oor chums ower at the Scottish Language Awards hiv jist announced that the 2020 event is tae be held on the 24th o October. We are nae strangers tae the awards wi Frieda Morrison winnin Scots spikker o the year an the Doric Film Festival pickin up...

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Sheena Blackhall- Veesions Frae a Heilan Burn, 1986

Sheena Blackhall- Veesions Frae a Heilan Burn, 1986

Hae a listen tae the poem 'Veesions Frae a Heilan Burn' scrieved bi North-East Makar, Sheena Blackhall. The poem wis commissioned bi Thomas Clark as pairt o the Scottish Poetry Library's Champions Project. Here is fit Thomas hid tae say aboot the poem, ‘Oor theme is...

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Doric Film Festival 2019 Recap

Doric Film Festival 2019 Recap

As ye ken we hid tae re-schedule the Doric Film Festival for 2020.  Bit we hivna been far awa.  The Director o the Film Festival, Frieda Morrison got the gither on oor virtual platform, wi some o the team, tae spik aboot the memories fae last year’s Festival an the...

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The Narcissistic Fish – New Film Short from Scottish Opera

The Narcissistic Fish – New Film Short from Scottish Opera

We are ay on the lookoot for folk deein interesting projects using the Scots Language an here is a first fae Scottish Opera; a short film of an opera performed in the Scots. Here is fit they hiv tae say aboot it, "A phone call during a busy shift in the restaurant...

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Scots Radio Nominated for Celtic Media Award

Scots Radio Nominated for Celtic Media Award

Scots Radio is delighted to have been nominated for an award at the 2020 Celtic Media Festival to be held next week. The winners of the Torcs Awards for Excellence 2020 will be announced on a Facebook Live event at 8.05pm on Thursday 11th of June.  We hope you can...

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