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...

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 took...

Special Poem from North-East Makar – Sheena Blackhall

Have a look at another special poem recorded by North-East Makar, Sheena Blackhall for the Doric Board. This one is being used by the Dictionaries of the Scots Language as part of their anniversary celebrations of A.J (Jack) Aitkin’s 100th birthday. Aitkin was...

North East Makar – Sheena Blackhall

Have look at these three special poems recorded by North-East Makar, Sheena Blackhall for the Doric Board: “Bawd bi the Dee” by Sheena Blackhall “Drumneachie Farm” by Sheena Blackhall “Veesions frae a Heilan Burn” by Sheena...

Daniel Abercrombie – Scottish International Storytelling Festival

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival launches on the 15th October and runs until the 31st October. With the theme ‘Imagine’, the festival hosts over 100 performers to take part in an event that includes representatives from 12 different...

A Sense of Place – Jackie Ross

In ess episode, Jackie Ross taks Finn Nixon doon the ferm road tae a place that huds the start o a special North East story – foo o kidnaps, adventure an slavery. Afore that we hear fae Jackie aboot plans for the new Doric Books Publication company. The Doric Board ·...