“Fit’s Gaan On”

Scots Radio is a programme that spiks aboot the culture and the ongyans o fowk fa use Scots in their wirkin warl.

Accordin tae the last census in Scotland, there are aroon 1.5 million Scots spikkers in this country. Ye dinna hae tae wanner far tae hear it – jist ging as far North, Sooth, East an Wast as yir lugs’ll tak ye.

I hope ye’ll enjoy rummelin aboot in the Episodes, and welcome tae the company that celebrates the Scots Language – and the fowk that jist spik it.

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Scots Radio is a programme that speaks about the culture and the on-going plans of people who use Scots in their working world.

According to the last census taken in Scotland, there are around 1.5 million Scots speakers in this country.  You don’t have to go far to hear it – just go as far North, South, East or West as your ears will take you.

I hope you enjoy searching through the episodes of SLR and welcome to the company that celebrates the Scots Language – and the people who just speak it.

 friedacircleFrieda Morrison – Producer / Presenter

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Doric Board New Year Awards

Doric Board New Year Awards

The Doric Board has distributed its first-ever series of financial awards to 18 projects across the North East of Scotland.   The awards, which offer between £250 and £1,000, support projects that promote Doric culture and heritage.  The Doric Board (North-East...

North-East Makar Appointed

North-East Makar Appointed

The Doric Board were delighted to appoint poet, storyteller an writer, Sheena Blackhall as their North East Makar.

Sandy May Awarded MBE

Sandy May Awarded MBE

SAE PLEASED TAE HEAR THE NEWS Congratulations tae Sandy May on bein awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours List for services tae Doric an North East Culture. Sae weel deserved - an congratulations as weel tae Vi May. Aye there. Photos: Sandy an Vi

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Episode 65 – New Horizons

In this Scots Radio Episode wir lookin at a new horizon oot o the European Union.  David Francis jines us tae discuss fit the future micht be for tourin musicians. Wir at the language symposioum in Embra, Scots Ed 2020 – we hear fit the Burns Industry is worth, and we jine the teachers an pupils up at Lossiemouth High School, for a Scots writin class wi Hamish MacDonald.

Aa that wi music as weel- an the scary story o drum eatin moths…….

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It’s a hunner years since the 1st rememberance day, faan those that managed tae get hame safely, remembered those that didna.

The words of Dufftown poet, Mary Symon went oot wi the forces an were doubly significant tae the sodjers fae the same area – hearin the wirds written in their ain native language.

Mony rural communities throughout Scotland, includin those o the Cabrach, North-East Scotland, niver recovered fae the combined loss o mony o their young men.

Mary Symon wrote this poignant poem in 1933. It has been inscribed on the memorial cairn, built bi the Cabrach community an unveiled bi Prince Charles in 2018.

‘The Soldiers’ Cairn’ .
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Jack Capener spiks tae Frieda Morrison aboot the next steps on the journey tae create a ' Scots Language Board'.

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Grants available.GRANTS AVAILABLE - DEADLINE 12th December
The Doric Board has grants of up to £1,000 available to put towards projects to promote the Doric language, traditions and the culture of the North-East of Scotland.

For further information and application details, visit: doricboard.com/projects/
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We are delighted an privileged tae dedicate oor 60th Scots Radio programme tae Professor Gary West’s new book an play ‘Jocks Jocks’. The content is based on stories collected bi traditional singer an collector, Jock Duncan, fae 1st World War Veterans. Gary jines us in the studio tae taak us on this very special journey.

Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/scotsradio/episode-60-gary-wests-jocks-jocks
SR Website: www.scotsradio.com/episode-60/
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