“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.


Frieda Morrison
Producer / Presenter

In English
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.

Scots Radio has launched the first Doric Film Festival

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The Yellow On The Broom

The Yellow On The Broom - Dundee Rep - Tue 28th Aug - Sat 22 Sep. Macrobert Arts Centre Wed 26 - Sat 29 Sep. Adapted for stage by Anne Downie - from the novel by Betsy Whyte. Directed by Andrew Paton.

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We're getting excited about our event 'Celebratin Sheena', which will take place in the Barn in Banchory. Saturday 23 March 2019, 7:30pm
Here's Sheena being interviewed by our friends at Scots Radio
Pic: Scots Radio (bonnie photay)
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Celebratin Sheena
23 March 2019, 19:30 - 23:55

Sheena Blackhall (Photo credit: Scots Radio)
Celebratin Sheena explores the work of multi award-winning North-East poet, writer, storyteller and singer Sheena Blackhall.

One of Scotland’s most important literary figures comes to the Barn for an evening of poetry, music and performance. Celebratin Sheena explores the work of multi award-winning North-East poet, writer, storyteller and singer Sheena Blackhall. To give audiences a comprehensive taste of Sheena’s work, this show incorporates pieces from all her areas of creative interest to present her work, new and old, in an innovative way whilst paying respect to the traditions within which much of her work was created. Featuring: Sheena Blackhall, musician Simon Gall (Salsa Celtica); actress/musician Kim Templeton; composer Rory Comerford; and, Ten Feet Tall Theatre (producer), this piece showcases the best of North-East culture through the work of a remarkable makar. Celebratin Sheena is part of the Barn Residencies programme and has been created in collaboration with the Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen. The project has been made possible by funding from Aberdeenshire Council. £12, £8 Friends of the Barn

Hosted by
Elphinstone Institute, funding from Aberdeenshire Council
The Barn
Online booking available
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Dinna ging castin ony cloots afore May is oot. An afore onybody says – it’s the Mayfloor wir spikkin aboot – itherwise kent as the Hawthorn. In Episode 58 o Scots Radio, wi hear fae Rosemary Ward fae the Scottish Book Trust aboot plans for this year – includin a spleet new award for publishers o Scots. Wiv got Kay Gibb fae the Scottish Curlin Trust on the ice spikkin aboot their new exhibition an wiv got a video wi Kay on oor webpage. We jine Richard Ross in his Tea plantation in the Perthshire hills. Aye – Tea plantation! So – ye niver ken fit micht happen wi oor wither – keep on yir cloots an Liberty Bodices. Enjoy the programme.
Pics: Kay Gibb, Rosemary Ward, Richard Ross an some o his tea plants.
A this an Music - fit an eese.

SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/scotsradio/episode-58-rosemary-ward-kay-gibb-and-scottish-tea-with-richard-ross
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On this the ‘INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY’ – let us nae forget the faithers.

‘Faither’ Bi Stuart Paterson, Courtesy o the Scots Language Society. CD produced for Scotsoun bi George T Watt. www.lallans.com.

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Congratulations to Sarah Orr, whose fictional short story, 'Kick in The Teeth', wins The John Byrne Award 2018-2019. 🙂

"Kick In The Teeth has subtle and fascinating depths. Heartfelt, compassionate, and constructive, Sarah's story is a worthy winner."
The John Byrne Award Judges ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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