Scots Radio Special Features

Doric Film Festival Celebrates “A Sense o Time”

Doric Film Festival Celebrates “A Sense o Time”

A unique event which showcases Doric language an culture through the medium o film reached its traditional conclusion wi a showcase event on Royal Deeside on Friday 24th June.

The third annual Doric Film Festival invited individuals, groups an schools…

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Scottish Traditional Archive Day

Scottish Traditional Archive Day

Folklorist Steve Byrne tells Frieda Morrison aboot a new initiative wi plans tae archive oor musical cultural treasures. Pictured: Steve Bryne an the logo o Traditional Arts & Culture Scotland (credit: Youth Arts Theatre Scotland) 

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Scottish Disability Golf and Curling – Changing Lives

Scottish Disability Golf and Curling – Changing Lives

The Scottish Disability Golf and Curling – SDGC – was started by Jim Gales twenty years ago and from 30 players based around St Andrews, it now attracts more than 1,000 members across 20 countries. Frieda Morrison joined teams of PGA pros, members of SDGC and Media,...

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Book o Deer Project

Book o Deer Project

, An Aberdeenshire Heritage Community Group welcomed guests to the Aden Heritage Museum in Mintlaw - to celebrate the return of one of Scotland's most valuable treasures - 'The Book o Deer'.  The book is thought to be the earliest examples of written Gaelic in...

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Jackie Ross – North East Storyteller

Jackie Ross – North East Storyteller

In this year of stories, Jackie Ross, a director of the Doric Books Company, is one of the busiest storytellers in Scotland. Journalism student Esther Chizat from Toulon in France, wanted to find out more about Jackie’s company and plans for this year. So they both...

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The Disappeared Village

The Disappeared Village

A special exhibition that tells the story of how the village of Culbin in Morayshire, disappeared in the midst of a sand-storm in 1694, is being created at Elgin Library and opened to the public on the 19th of February. The project is being led by Professor Peter Reid...

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Jane Brown on Burns – The Globe Inn, Dumfries (2018)

Jane Brown on Burns – The Globe Inn, Dumfries (2018)

Anither listen tae ane o oor favourite past moments:"Wi Jane Brown at the Globe Inn Dumfries - In Memory o Robert Burns." Fan Frieda Morrison met up wi Jane, she wis jist aboot tae retire efter 20 year as manager o the Globe Inn in Dumfries. The Globe Inn – datin back...

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A Poem bi Alan McClure

A Poem bi Alan McClure

This poem wis written bi Alan McClure as pairt o Open Books’ Scots Creative Writing workshop: As ah walked oot aroun the watter a great stramash…

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Bringing in the New Year

Bringing in the New Year

On behalf o the Scots Radio Team, we wish you a very happy new year. Een o oor favourite fowk, Dolina Maclennan, has geen us permission tae publish this text, teen fae her noo famous acceptance speech at the Trad Awards 2018. "We have a huge arsenal in Scotland. It's...

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Special Poems fae North-East Makar – Sheena Blackhall

Special Poems fae North-East Makar – Sheena Blackhall

Enjoy the poems fae North-East Makar, Sheena Blackhall. The first een is being featured bi the Dictionaries o the Scots Language as pairt of their anniversary celebrations o A.J (Jack) Aitkin’s 100th birthday. Jack wis editor o ‘A Dictionary o the Older Scottish...

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