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Folksville sangshaw

Folksville Records is haudin a sangshaw o a puckle o its airtists, comprehendin Paper Sparrows an William Hershaw & The Leid, tae be held on Sunday 9 Juin 2024. Ingait is fae 7pm, at the Fire Station Creative airt gallery, Carnegie Drive, Dumfaurlin, Fife, an will skail at hauf …
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Luath Scots Learner

It wis twinty twa year syne this comin month, in Aprile 2002, that the first hail …

Doric Beet Camp

Fit wey’s the nae mair coorses throu Doric?  This is the question that …

Scots in Education Conference 2023

In Partnership with Scottish Government, Scottish Qualifications Authority, Education Scotland and and Scots Hoose, the Scots Language Centre are delighted to host the 2023 Scots in Education Conference.
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The Jolly Beggars

The Scots Opera Project present a new version of Burns’ The Jolly Beggars, composed by Alan Fleming-Baird and performed by professional opera singers and a community chorus. The piece has been guided and advised by Creative Scotland's Scots Scriever Dr Michael Dempster. …
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Tannahill The Opera

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

Braw in Embra

This ane wis taen in Embra ('Edinburgh') an shaws an eatery that sells braw scran. Braw is whit we say in Scots whan we re…

Cairds fae Shetland

A wheen o cairds wrutten in the dialect o Shetland that can be fund at the Hoswick veesitor centre. Photie taen bi Sarah …

Otters Aboot

This sign bides in Tresta, Shetland, an reads "Otters Aboot" sae at fowk kens tae caw cannie. The Soothron for a…

Beware o' 'e bairns

This wee sign bides in Thirsa, Caitnes ('Thurso, Caithness') an reads 'beware o' 'e bairns'. A bairn is a young body. Here…

Taps aff

This poster fae a weel kent drinks company wis seen in a tunnel jist aff the Coogate o Dundee. It jalouses the drinks wil…

Craigie's Stane

Craigie's Stane at Lerrick ('Lerwick') in Shetland, wi a bonnie sicht ower the watter. The Soothron for stane is "sto…

Brig o Stirlin

This hoose is by the auld brig o Stirlin ('Stirling') an haes ower its lintel the word brig follaed wi a Greek letter. A b…

Ferry Selkie

The Ferry Selkie haesna lang opent in Brochty Ferry ('Broughty Ferry') by Dundee. Brochty is affen kent as The Ferry jist.…

Cragsman's Widow

This plaque hings in Kirkwa ('Kirkwall') in Orkney an haes the poyem Cragman's Widow bi Robert Rendall. Robert Rendall (18…

Dee an dy folk - Peerie Shop Cafe in Lerrick

A buird in the Peerie Shop Cafe, in Lerrick ('Lerwick'), Shetland, wi a toast wrutten in Shetland. In the Scots spoken bi …