40 Years of Lallans
The Scots Language Society will be holding its Annual Collogue on Saturday 12 May 2012. This year, however, is a very special one as it marks the 40th anniversary of the Society, and of Lallans, its Scots language journal. The theme of the day is appropriately called ‘A Celebration o 40 year o Lallans’. The event will be held at St Columba’s by the Castle (church with the blue door), 14 Johnstone Terrace, Edinburgh. The day begins at 11.30am with registration and coffee, followed by a welcome from the National Preses Chris Robinson. First speaker (at 12) will be Bob Purdie on ‘MacDiarmid the Moderate: Lallans and the Politics of Language’, followed by Caroline Macafee (12.40pm) with a talk called ‘Rowin Back fae the Wilder Shores’. After a break for lunch (1.20-2pm) there will be a chance to hear from founder members of the Society (2pm) and then a talk by J Derrick McClure (2.20pm) looking at ‘40 year o Lallans’. The concluding talk will be given by Joy Hendry (3.pm) on ‘The Literary Magazine in Scotland’. Talks will be followed by the AGM of the Society (3.40-4.30pm). Entry is £20 (or £15 concession), which includes coffee/tea and lunch. Cheques should be made payable to ‘Scots language Society’. If you would like to register for this event please contact Scots language Society c/o Scottish Language Dictionaries, 25 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9LN.
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