Reports & Press Releases

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.

Doric Celebrated by North-East Group in Upcoming Festival

Doric Celebrated by North-East Group in Upcoming Festival

A group of North-East based writers are celebrating Doric's diversity as they participate in a festival which celebrates the local area's culture. Mearns Writers have created a new podcast containing poetry and short stories in Doric as part of the Across the Grain...

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...