“Doorways in Drumorty”

PRESS RELEASE A one hour abridged version of the stage play Doorways in Drumorty, adapted from the book by Strichen born Hollywood screenwriter and author Lorna Moon, featuring the original cast of the highly successful 2019 Scottish tour will be available to watch...

Sheena Blackhall – SPL Ambassador

North-East Makar, Sheena Blackhall has been appointed as a Scots Ambassador fur the Scottish Poetry Library. We wish Sheena an her fellow ambassadors Tom Murray, Martin Macintyre an Martin Malone fae Moray, aa the best in their new roles.

Colin Milton

Members of the Doric Board are sorry to learn of the passing of Dr Colin Milton, Associate Director of the Elphinstone Institute and former Senior Lecturer in the English Department of the University of Aberdeen. Colin was a leading authority on Doric literature and included in his specialisms were D. H. Lawrence, Friedrich Nietzsche and James Joyce. He was a noted authority on the works of Charles Murray, editing an edition of Murray’s works published under the auspices of The Charles Murray Memorial Fund in 2008. He had a particular interest in the use of Scots in education and was responsible…

Doric Phrase Wik in the Press & Journal

Fae the 24th April tae the 1st May the Doric Board is holding Doric Phrase Wik tae encourage fowk tae share their favourite phrases fae the North-East. On behalf o the Doric Board, thank you tae the Press & Journal fer their feature aboot Doric Phrase Week an...

Sheena Blackhall – New Buik Release

The North-East makar, Sheena Blackhall, is releasing a new buik ca’d “A Baird’s Life”. It taks the reader through her life in poyems, short stories an images. Below is a press release fae Alan Spence an Rymour Books, explainin mair:  SHEENA BLACKHALL is a...

New Year Awards 2021 – Awardees Announced

Download Press Release  The Doric Board has distributed its second series of financial awards to 15 projects across the North East of Scotland.  In spite of a turbulent 2020 for many projects, The Doric Board was delighted at the number and diversity of applications...