‘November’ bi Sheena Blackhall

This is a poem bi North-East Makar, Sheena Blackhall which interprets a John Clare poem in Scots. Mair information aboot the poem is available fae the Scottish Poetry Library. A Scots owersett o a Poem bi John Clare The kintra sleeps in haar frae morn till nicht;An,...

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...

VSA – The Pride of Aberdeen

The short play written and directed by Mike Gibb to mark the 150th anniversary of the VSA charity is now available to view online. ‘VSA – The Pride of Aberdeen’ features Carolyn Johnston, Brian McDonald and Michelle Bruce with music by Mairi Paton...

New Book Celebrates George Mackay Brown’s 100th Birthday

On Sunday the late author and poet, George Mackay Brown would have turned 100-years-old and a book has been published by Tippermuir Books Limited to celebrate this landmark. Edited by Jim Mackintosh and Paul S Philippou, ‘Beyond the Swelkie’ is a collection of poetry...