Reports & Press Releases

Scottish Spoken Word Showcase

Scottish Spoken Word Showcase

A showcase of the creativity, diversity and strength of the spoken word in Scotland is being held at the Edinburgh International Book Festival next week. The Central Hall in Edinburgh will host the Scottish Spoken Word Showcase on Tuesday 23rd August between 8.30pm...

Norlan Lichts Book Released

Norlan Lichts Book Released

A new collection of Scots poetry from the North-East has been published by Rymour Books and is now available to pre-order on their website. 'Norlan Lichts' showcases predominantly unpublished poems from Lesley Benzie, Sheena Blackhall and Sheila Templeton.

Auld McDonald fae Doric Books

Auld McDonald fae Doric Books

"Weel Auld McDonald hisnae gone onywye iss wik bit he his gotten his hauns on a copy o e braw nyew beuk bi Aaron Gale – it’s fa ye ken aat counts! Bit dinna worry, ye can get a haud o een neist Sunday – bit div ye ken far tae ging? Watch iss space iv ye dinna!" -...

Nominations for Scots Language Awards Open

Nominations for Scots Language Awards Open

Jine us tae celebrate Scots language and culture wi a gaitherin o kenspeckle fowk fae aw the airts includin Award Winnin Comedian, Bruce Fummey and former Scots Scriever and poet, Hamish Macdonald at the 4th Scots Language Awards.   BUY TICKETS NOMINATE...

The Peterhead Ganjey

The Peterhead Ganjey

One of the projects supported by The Doric Board’s New Year Awards 2020 was Buchanhaven Heritage Society’s “The Peterhead Ganjey Project”. A ganjey is a traditional fisherman’s jersey and Buchanhaven Heritage Society is the proud owner of a historic…

Doric Books Publishes New Buik

Doric Books Publishes New Buik

Doric Books publications are delighted tae announce that their latest storybook is noo oot an gaun aboot. ‘The Tint Aig’ is bi Aaron Gale and Doric Books say it is “aboot a wee robin fae gings on a quest tae fin e ainer o a tint aig!” Tae fin oot mair aboot it ye can...

Doric Film Festival Celebrates “A Sense o Time”

Doric Film Festival Celebrates “A Sense o Time”

The Doric TV team A unique event which showcases Doric language and culture through the medium of film reached its traditional conclusion with a showcase event on Royal Deeside on Friday 24th June. The third annual Doric Film Festival invited individuals, groups and...

Third Doric Film Festival – On Show – Wi A Sense o Time

Third Doric Film Festival – On Show – Wi A Sense o Time

Buddin film makers are gettin ready tae step intae the spotlight at the third Doric Film Festival. Spearheaded bi the team at the award-winnin Scots Radio platform, the Doric Film Festival invited entries celebratin the Doric language an culture, fae schools,...

Scots Language Publication Grant 2022

Scots Language Publication Grant 2022

The recipients of the Scots Language Publication Grant were announced on Monday with some familiar names mixed in with some new ones. The new titles which will be supported by the Grant are as follows: ‘Animal Fairm’, edited by Thomas Clark (Published by Luath Press)...