Best Scottish Poems of 2019

The Scottish Poetry Library his jist released its annual anthology o the best poems written bi a Scottish poet or poet based in Scotland.  The job o pickin oot the best entries fell tae Roseanne Watt, editor o the anthology for 2019, fa wis also jined iss eer bi twa...

Doric Film Festival Reschedule

This has been a hard decision, bit in view o the Government’s recent announcement, we hiv decided tae re-schedule the Doric Film Festival for 2020. Oor priority is safety and health, an mony o the film-makers will hae planned tae involve ither fowk in their films an hence need tae interact.

Doric Board New Year Awards

The Doric Board has distributed its first-ever series of financial awards to 18 projects across the North East of Scotland.   The awards, which offer between £250 and £1,000, support projects that promote Doric culture and heritage. The Doric Board (North-East...

Sandy May Awarded MBE

SAE PLEASED TAE HEAR THE NEWS Congratulations tae Sandy May on bein awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List. Sae weel deserved – an congratulations as weel tae Vi May. Aye...

Doric Board Awards Sheena Blackhall Key Appointment

An organisation which aims to enhance appreciation of the North East’s Doric heritage has announced a key appointment. The Doric Board (North-East Tradition and Language – NETAL) has named renowned poet, novelist, story writer, storyteller and singer Sheena...