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Scots Radio Has Won

Scots Radio Has Won

Delighted tae announce that Scots Radio, the team behind the Doric Film Festival, has won the award for 'excellence' in the Radio Magazine category of the International Celtic Media Festival. On...

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The Great Scottish Canvas

The Great Scottish Canvas

Congratulations to North East Makar, Sheena Blackhall on being one of the artists chosen to be part of the Great Scottish Canvas which is a virtual exhibition created by WWF – to be featured as part...

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Poetry of Moray Book Released

Poetry of Moray Book Released

A collation of Moray's best poetry will be released today (30th August), including famous poems written in Doric, English and Scots by folk from the region. "Poetry of Moray: 1448-1984" has been...

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Alexander ‘Sandy’ May MBE (1945-2021)

Alexander ‘Sandy’ May MBE (1945-2021)

It was with sadness that the members of The Doric Board learnt of the death of one of the stalwarts of North-East culture on 29th July 2021. Sandy May of Longside in Aberdeenshire, recently awarded an…

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Poetry of Moray

Poetry of Moray

A huge congratulations to Richard Bennet for editing “Poetry in Moray: 1448-1984”, a collection of many famous poems produced by Moray folk in English, Scots and Doric. The book has been published by Spey Books and supported by the Doric Board…

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Doric Film Festival 21

Doric Film Festival 21

On behalf o the team an the film-makers – we present the chosen films for the Doric Film Festival 21. Discover the films on the Doric Film Festival website an check oot the presentation video below....

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Fraserburgh Prepares for Doric Month

Fraserburgh Prepares for Doric Month

Fraserburgh is set to embark on a project dedicated to the Doric language throughout August. Doric Month will be supported by Shop Fraserburgh and the Phoenix Fund, a one-off grant made available to eligible Aberdeenshire…

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Doric Books Launches Second Book

Doric Books Launches Second Book

A publishing house which specialises in books written in Doric has released their second book since their launch last month. Doric Books are set to launch ‘The Puddock’, an illustrated version of the popular JM Caie poem about…

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Heart of the Land

Heart of the Land

The National Library o Scotland celebrates "Sunset Song" by Lewis Grassic Gibbon. Chair o the Doric Board, Frieda Morrison, wis delighted tae be asked tae contribute her ain personal response tae...

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Doric Publishing Company Launch

Doric Publishing Company Launch

A new Doric Publishing Company his been launched wi the aim o encouraging mair stories tae be scrieved, telt an read in Doric. Doric Books wis the idea o author an illustrator, Aaron Gale an...

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