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Winners o the Scots Language Awards 2022 are announced

Winners o the Scots Language Awards 2022 are announced

Gordon M Hay receives his award for Doric Nursery Rhymes for Loons & Quines fae Marjolein Robertson. The 12 winners o this year's Scots Language Awards wis announced on Saturday evening in an ceremony held in Dundee. Anne Donovan wis the winner o the Janet Paisley...

Scots Language Awards 2022 Arrive in Dundee

Scots Language Awards 2022 Arrive in Dundee

The Scots Language Awards stairt at 7pm at Gardyne Theatre, Dundee. This year’s Scots Language Awards will be held in Dundee this evening at the city’s Gardyne Theatre efter twa wiks o voting. The event stairts at 7pm wi tickets available for £16.75 an £9.75 for...

The WayWORD Festival Gets Underway

The WayWORD Festival Gets Underway

(Image: WayWORD Festival 2022) A festival setting tae explore “unconventional forms of expression” through a buik launches, conversations, performances an workshops kicked aff in Aiberdeen on Tuesday. The student and youth led Wayword Festival runs until Sunday, wi a...

Aberdeen Performing Arts tae celebrate National Poetry Day

Aberdeen Performing Arts tae celebrate National Poetry Day

Aberdeen Performing Arts is hosting a nicht o poetry an the spoken wird next month tae celebrate National Poetry Day. 'A Celebration of Local Writing' will be held at the Music Hall Big Sky Studio at 8pm on the 6th October an will feature the poet an educator, Dr...

Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2022

Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2022

The programme o events for this year’s Scottish International Storytelling Festival his been released in advance o a range o live an online events set tae be held next month. It will be run fae the 14th-31st October at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh an...

Scots Language Awards nominations announced

Scots Language Awards nominations announced

The Doric Board is delighted tae announce that twa o the buiks supportit bi oor New Year Award Scheme hiv been nominated in the Scots Language Awards ‘Bairns Beuk o the Year’ category. The nominees are Doric Nursery Rhymes for Loons & Quines bi Gordon M Hay an...

Gordon Hay nominated for a Cultural Award

Gordon Hay nominated for a Cultural Award

Doric Board Treasurer, Gordon M Hay Congratulations tae the Doric Board's Treasurer, Gordon M Hay who has been nominated for Aberdeenshire Council's Inspiring Aberdeenshire 2022 Cultural Award. The nomination reflects Gordon's wirk in promotin the Doric an culture o...

The Doric Scriever is Announced

The Doric Scriever is Announced

Published writer an performer Shane Strachan will begin his post next week as the new Scots Scriever. During the 12-month residency, the new Scriever…

Scots Language Awards Voting Opens

Scots Language Awards Voting Opens

Members o the public hiv noo been given the opportunity to vote for fa they think should be the winners of the Scots Language Awards. Voting opened on Monday an will remain open until Sunday 18th September afore the award winners are announced at Gardyne Theatre in...

Congratulations tae Jo Gilbert

Congratulations tae Jo Gilbert

Congratulations tae Jo Gilbert on the launch of her new buik, WTF is normal anyway?. It wis launched in Glasgow earlier this week, wi a second launch taen place today at 7pm at the Blue Lamp in Aiberdeen. The buik is Gilbert's first published poetry collection in...