Reports & Press Releases

‘November’ bi Sheena Blackhall

‘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

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 editor...

VSA – The Pride of Aberdeen

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 Warren. The video...

New Book Celebrates George Mackay Brown’s 100th Birthday

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...

Daniel Abercrombie – Scottish International Storytelling Festival

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 countries. To here...

Across the Grain Festival 2021

Across the Grain Festival 2021

Across the Grain Festival 2021 festival is happening this Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October. Find out more here Book noo an jine in!

Scots Language Awards 2021

Scots Language Awards 2021

On behalf o the Doric Board, congratulations tae the winners, nominees an performers at the Scots Language Awards 2021. Weel deen abidy. An a special mention tae Derrick McClure - presented wi the Janet Paisley Award for services tae Scots.