Reports & Press Releases

Sheena Blackhall – SPL Ambassador

Sheena Blackhall – SPL Ambassador

North-East Makar, Sheena Blackhall has been appointed as a Scots Ambassador fur the Scottish Poetry Library. We wish Sheena an her fellow ambassadors Tom Murray, Martin Macintyre an Martin Malone fae Moray, aa the best in their new roles.

Colin Milton

Colin Milton

Members of the Doric Board are sorry to learn of the passing of Dr Colin Milton, Associate Director of the Elphinstone Institute and former Senior Lecturer in the English Department of the University of Aberdeen. Colin was a leading authority…

Doric Phrase Wik in the Press & Journal

Doric Phrase Wik in the Press & Journal

Fae the 24th April tae the 1st May the Doric Board is holding Doric Phrase Wik tae encourage fowk tae share their favourite phrases fae the North-East. On behalf o the Doric Board, thank you tae the Press & Journal fer their feature aboot Doric Phrase Week an...

Sheena Blackhall – New Buik Release

Sheena Blackhall – New Buik Release

The North-East makar, Sheena Blackhall, is releasing a new buik ca’d “A Baird’s Life”. It taks the reader through her life in poyems, short stories an images. Below is a press release fae Alan Spence an Rymour Books, explainin mair:  SHEENA BLACKHALL is a...

New Year Awards 2021 – Awardees Announced

New Year Awards 2021 – Awardees Announced

Download Press Release  The Doric Board has distributed its second series of financial awards to 15 projects across the North East of Scotland.  In spite of a turbulent 2020 for many projects, The Doric Board was delighted at the number and diversity of applications...

Report on Activities 2019/2020

Report on Activities 2019/2020

REPORT ON ACTIVITIES 2019-20 Download this document  Like so many other organisations, the work of the Board was severely restricted in 2019-20 by the effects of the covid-19 pandemic. From March 2020 onwards the Board members were unable to get together with online...

New Year Awards 2020

New Year Awards 2020

Doric Board New Year Awards 2020  Download this press release  The Doric Board has distributed its first-ever series of financial awards to 18 projects across the North East of Scotland. The awards, which offer between £250 and £1,000, support projects that promote...