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Craig Sharp Annual Memorial Lecture

The University of Glasgow's Centre for Robert Burns Studies and the Robert Burns World Federation will be co-hosting the second annual Craig Sharp Memorial Lecture on the 29th of November 2019. It will be taking place in the Glasgow Club Kelvin Hall, Argyle Street, G3 …
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Scots BookBug

As part of Book Week Scotland, there will be a Scots BookBug session …

Tannahill The Opera

The world premiere of the Scots Opera Project's "Tannahill" at the historic …

Foo Sea

A sign at Gaimrie ('Gardenstown') in Banffshire that lats fowk ken whan it's a foo sea. A sea that's foo is lippin the sa…

Auld Brig View

This ane wis taen in Auldgirth, Dumfrieeshire, on Auld Brig View. A brig is ony wark that lats a body gae ower watter or a…

Fishers

This wis taen at ane o the ootsets in the Aiberdeen Maritime Museum. Ablow the auld photie o the fishers haein thair maet …

Dundee Rep Oor Wullie

This poster is jist aff the Coogait o Dundee. It reads 'Oor Wullie! Your Wullie! A'body's Wullie! (or, in Inglis, "Ou…

Steenhive quines

This blad is in Steenhive ('Stonehaven') in the Mearns. Second doun is the word quines - anither word for lassies - an wee…

Braw raceday

A poster anent the Perth races but postit aff the Coogait o Dundee. The word braw can be used sindry weys in Scots but her…

Ootnoo

This wis taen in Leith, Embra ('Edinburgh') an shaws a business that's cryed 'Ootnoo' that redds oot an redds awa. The Soo…

Twa Dugs o Millport

This Twa Dugs is a howff on the muckle isle o Cumbrae in the Firth o Clyde. The Twa Dugs is a poyem bi Rabbie Burns anent …

Glesca hotel

This lobby in a Glesca ('Glasgow') hotel tells veesitors whit gait the weather's gauin. The Soothron for wee is "litt…

Braw bruck

This bucket or midden can be seen at Stracathro jist on the mairches o Angus an The Mearns. The message tells fowk that aw…

Languages motion lodged at Holyrood

Recently Angus MacDonald MSP (SNP) for Falkirk East lodged a motion at Holyrood regarding the United Nations Year of Indigenous Languages and called on the members of the parliament to recognise the rich and varied linguistic culture of Scotland. In addition he also spoke about recognising …
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Return of Book Week

The Scottish Book Trust is hosting its annual Book Week Scotland during the dates …

Cresseid Play Returns

Robert Henryson is probably not a name that the vast majority of Scots are familiar …

Craig Sharp Lecture

The 2nd Annual Craig Sharp Memorial Lecture will take place this year on Friday …

Podcast - Episode 62

An aye wir nae seener sittin oot o the sun wi oor ice-cream cuppies , than wir rinnin oot
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