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Scotland taks staun & knee

The Scotland fitba team plays agin Ingland – the ‘Auld Inemie’ – at Wembley Park in Lunnon the day as pairt o the ongauin Euro 2020 competeetion. Captain Andra Robertson haes intimate that seen as Scots teams an fitba fans haes been takkin a staun agin race …
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Doric Books stertit

Jist is wik geen a new wabsteid gaed live for spikkers an readers o e Doric or North …

Gaun Yersel Scotland

Monanday 14 Juin 2021. The Scotland fitba team plays the day agin the Republict …

Beyond Burns: Teaching Scots in the English Classroom

SATE (Scottish Association for Teaching English) hosted a free, online webinar for Secondary English teachers who wished to find out more about teaching Scots at BGE and Senior Phase.Presented by Laura Green (Scots Education Specialist at the Scots Language Centre) and with input …
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The Jolly Beggars

The Scots Opera Project present a new version of Burns’ The Jolly Beggars, …

Tannahill The Opera

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

Forrit

A near haun shot o a plaque at Davidson Hoose in Comrie. A body micht can mak oot the words on the shield "Bring Forr…

Caird an mug

Thir items wis seen in the windae o a shop in Callander in Stlrlinshire. The caird reads "Aw whit a pair yer braw the…

Lowland Folk

A kistie or soond tape fae 1986 wi twa sangs sung bi Lowland Folk alang wi Allan Barty. Lowland Folk sung in baith Inglis …

Hauf a hunner

This caird an mug bade in the windae o a shop in Callander, Stirlinshire. The birthday caird reads 'Half a hunner, still a…

Twa Gordons

This vessel wis seen at Mallaig aff the Soond o Sleat in the Heilans. In Scots we say that mair nor ane is twa (or twae). …

The Provost o Ceres

We'v met the provost o Ceres aince afore, but this is sic a guid photie o the auld carle. Ceres (soondit 'see-riss') is a …

Horse Wynd aff the Coogate

The auld lintel depictit here belanged a door in the Horse Wynd aff the Coogate o Embra ('Edinburgh'). It cairries a saw i…

A bittie alphabee

This 'Scottish Alphabet' or alphabee wis seen in the windae o a shop in Callander in Stirlinshire. It gies a puckle words …

Man or Wumman

This sign bides on the Auld Shore Road o Connel, in Argyll. It tells fowk tae mind an steek the yett at aw times. Richtly …

Bonnybank o Fife

Bonnybank is jist north o Leven in Fife. The'r a puckle places wi the word bonny/bonnie in. Bonnie is a wey o sayin that …