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TedX Talk – ‘Is Doric Dying?’

TedX Talk – ‘Is Doric Dying?’

‘Is Doric Dying?’ - That’s the title of the speech that local entrepreneur, Lauren Hay will be presenting at this year’s TED Talk organised by TEDX Aberdeen. A unique line up of speakers will be presenting their insights into a diverse list of topics at the Aberdeen...

Book Week Scotland tae take place later ess month

Book Week Scotland tae take place later ess month

Ess will be the eleventh time Book Week Scotland will be held (Image – Book Week Scotland) The Scottish Book Trust his announced that’s ess year’s Book Week Scotland will be taen place atween the 14th-21st November. Ess is the 11th edition o the celebration o buiks an...

Banners inspired bi Book o Deer displayed across North-East Scotland

Banners inspired bi Book o Deer displayed across North-East Scotland

An exhibition displaying six textile banners inspired bi a 10th century buik wi historic links tae Aiberdeenshire, his began touring the North-East o Scotland. ‘From Book to Banner’ will exhibit the pieces o airt which hiv been inspired bi the ‘Book o Deer’, which…

Campaigners push for creation o a Scots Language Board

Campaigners push for creation o a Scots Language Board

Oor Vyce are encouragin fowk tae respond tae the upcoming Scots Language Board (image – Oor Vyce) A group o Scots Language campaigners are urging the Scottish Government to launch a Scots Language Board as pairt o their impending Scottish Languages Bill. The call fur...

New interactive projeck celebrates Scotland’s stories

New interactive projeck celebrates Scotland’s stories

The Map of Stories is pairt o the ongoing Scottish International Storytelling Festival which comes tae a close on 31st October (Image -Scottish International Storytelling Festival) A new interactive webpage his plotted a collection o 74 stories on a map o Scotland as...

Film aboot Aiberdeen opera singer tae be screened

Film aboot Aiberdeen opera singer tae be screened

A film aboot Mary Garden (1874-1967), an opera singer foo wis raised in Aiberdeen is tae be showcased at an event in the city next month. The Great Mary Garden will be shown at Aiberdeen's Central Library on 2nd November 2022 an its creator, Mike Gibb will be...

Doric Board New Year Awards 2023 Launch and Application Form

Doric Board New Year Awards 2023 Launch and Application Form

The Doric Board has opened the fourth annual awards to applications from projects which celebrate the region’s exceptional heritage of Doric language, music, ballad, song, story, history, lore – and the creativity of those who live and work…

Scots Language Consultation tae be held in Aiberdeen

Scots Language Consultation tae be held in Aiberdeen

An event promotin a Scots Language Consultation is being organised bi the Scottish Government at the University of Aberdeen next month. The consultation event is being held in room 14 o the New Kings Building on the University's campus atween 2-4pm on the 9th...

Submissions open for a new Doric Anthology

Submissions open for a new Doric Anthology

A new projeck in North-East Scotland is seeking submissions fur a anthology o writing in Doric which wid be suitable fur use in secondary schools. Tales fae the Doric Side is promotin the collaboration atween the writer Jo Gilbert, The Friends of Elphinstone, the...

Filmmakers encouraged tae enter the Doric Film Festival 2023

Filmmakers encouraged tae enter the Doric Film Festival 2023

The deadline for entries tae next year’s Doric Film Festival is the 7th April. The search is  underway for filmmakers to tak pairt in the fourth Doric Film Festival  which will culminate in a showcase event on the 26th May 2023. Applications for...