Reports & Press Releases

Doric Board New Year Awards 2022 Launch and Application Form

Doric Board New Year Awards 2022 Launch and Application Form

Application forms can be downloaded below: DB-application-form-1Download The richness and diversity of the North East’s Doric culture is set to receive a funding boost, thanks to the launch of the Doric Board New Year Awards 2022. The Doric Board has just opened up...

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 behalf o the team, thank you tae the National Jury an the International...

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 of Climate Fringe Week (18 – 26 September).  The Great Scottish...

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 edited by Richard Bennet, a former English teacher in the region. The...

Doric Film Festival unveils top 2021 picks – The Press Journal

Doric Film Festival unveils top 2021 picks – The Press Journal

Cast and crew of “The Feel at the Wheel” – one of the 12 movies selected by Doric Film Festival 2021. By Scott Begbie A Doric dozen of fascinating films are now available online thanks to a unique film festival that showcases the language and culture of the...

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…

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…

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. We’ve also created a playlist o aa the entries which you can find...

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…