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Scots Radio Nominated for Award in Celtic Media Festival 2018

For the third year in a row Scots Radio has received a nomination in the prestigious Celtic Media Awards. This online radio programme stands out in modern media schedules as it’s presented in the Scots language, and celebrates Scots life, history and culture. Scots...

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The Messiah in Doric translated by Gordon Hay

Doric Messiah - translated by Gordon Hay - conducted by Paul Mealor A worlds-first - Handel's Messiah in Doric will have its world premiere on Saturday March 10th! All info: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/elphinstone/events/12871/

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Doric Messiah

Join us for the Doric Messiah, a singing workshop and performance of selections from Handel's Messiah, hosted by The Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen, in partnership with the Music Department, University of Aberdeen. Conducted by internationally acclaimed...

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Bothy Ballads 2018

Congratulations tae the Balladeers and guests - The pupils o New Elgin Primary School set the high standard wi guests fae Shetland Maggie Adamson an Brian Nicholson. Judges (nae an easy job) - Dr Margaret Bennett an Scot Gardiner. FIT A NICHT... Winners: Joe Aitken,...

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Burns Special

Join Scots Radio as they stravaig the Royal Mile in Embra, looking at how the Bard is commemorated this year. Featuring Donald Smith, heid o the Scottish Storytelling Centre, and an exhibition on Burns’ fiery politics. Includes a stunning rendition of the Tam o...

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Clavie

For mony years efter the reformation, Christmas had nae place in Scotland, so Hogmanay bore the gree in terms o winter celebrations an traditions. Een o the auldest traditions is the fire festivals o the North East Coast and Shetland. Oor reporter Alistair Heather met...

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Hands Up For Trad TV 27th October

Watch Hands Up for Trad TV in Kirkwall, Orkney featuring Fras, The Wrigley Sisters, Findlay Napier, Saltfishforty, and The Furrow Collective. Please share!  

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Hands Up For Trad TV 15

Watch our latest Hands Up for Trad TV with Mark Maguire live from Quebec City Airport! Featuring Ryan Young / Martin Hayes / Denis Cahill, Strathspey and Surreal Society, Nae Plans, Carrefour mondial de l’accordéon (Quebec), Mairearad Green and Adam Sutherland at...

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Scots Radio – The Journey So Far

26 September 2017, 19:30 – 21:00 Elphinstone Institute Public Lecture Series Join Frieda Morrison as she takes us on a journey that started four years ago with her producing and presenting the monthly internet magazine programme, ‘Scots Radio’ that celebrates the...

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Hands Up For Trad TV – 10

Hands Up for Trad TV is back featuring great music videos from Ali Levack and Pablo Lafuente, Kris Drever, Rachel Hair, Iain Fraser and Ross Ainslie  

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Scotland’s Heroines Revealed

Scotland's Heroines The busts of Robert Burns and King Robert the Bruce were installed in The Hall of Heroes in 1886 and over the twenty years which followed a further fourteen busts of famous Scotsmen were added to create the gallery which is now such a distinctive...

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