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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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Grow Radio | Episode 3 – June 2020

Grow Radio | Episode 3 – June 2020

Scots Radio · Grow Radio | June 2020Grow Radio | Episode 3 | June 2020 June is the season for blossoms – blinky days an swarmin bees.  We spik tae Beekeeper Ian Smith aboot the swarmin season and wir helpin tae design a fiddle gairden up near Inverness for Jo De Silva...

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Best Scottish Poems of 2019

Best Scottish Poems of 2019

Scottish Poetry Library - Best of 2019 The Scottish Poetry Library his jist released its annual anthology o the best poems written bi a Scottish poet or poet based in Scotland.  The job o pickin oot the best entries fell tae Roseanne Watt, editor o the anthology for...

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Grow Radio | Episode 2

Grow Radio | Episode 2

Grow Radio | Episode 2 | May 2020 It’s een o thon busy months again in the gairden – enjoying the Buds o May…bit huddin on tae oor cloots til the Mayfloor is oot. As weel as answerin yir gairden questions, Oor Heed Gairdener, Dave Mitchell, has advice on plantin...

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