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Creative Writing in Scots Workshop

Award-winning Scots poet Dorothy Lawrenson will be running a one-day workshop on creative writing in Scots on Saturday, March 14th 2020 from 10am - 3pm in Broughton High School, Edinburgh. For more information, have a look at the Facebook event page: Creative Writing in …
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The Jolly Beggars

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

Scots BookBug

As part of Book Week Scotland, there was a Scots BookBug session at Corstorphine …

Toaty wee bag

This toaty wee bag wis seen in a shop in Dundee. The word toaty - or toatie or totie - is first recordit in Scots in the 1…

Aye Happy

A wee minding that reads: May ye aye be jist as happy As we wish ye aye tae be Tak tent that in Scots mony fowk maks a di…

Locharbriggs

The hoose name Locharbriggs at Drumsturdy, benorth Monifieth, in Angus. The village o Locharbriggs, tho, is tae be fund d…

Lunt an Wean

Thir twa words is on ane o the waws at the Rabbie Burns caufgrund museum, in Ayrshire. The word lunt can mean twa-three …

Bonnie Scotland

This van bides in Monifieth, in Angus. Ower the tap o the windae it reads Bonnie Scotland. The word bonnie haes been in ui…

Lochgilpheid sweeties

The Sweetie Jar in Lochgilpheid ('Lochgilphead') in Argyll. In Scots oor ordnar word is sweetie, while in Inglis it is &qu…

Cumbrae cludgies

This blad belangs the muckle isle o the Cumbraes in the Firth o Clyde. The word cludgie is weel kent braid Scotland an is …

Boatie Row

Boatie Row is in Cowie by Steenhive ('Stonehaven'). The'r an auld sang in Scots cryed 'The Boatie Rows' that Burns threapi…

Nae ill in Brig Allan

A quote postit in a shop windae in Brig Allan, Stirlinshire. In a warld whaur fowk is that insnorled throu the wab we affe…

Be thankit

This office in Glesca ('Glasgow') haes on its wa the weel kent quote fae the Rabbie Burns Grace anent meat an thaim haes h…

Video about a sandwich

Occasionally someone comes along who is very perceptive. Someone with something simple but profound to say. Artist Róisín Gallagher who hails from Falkirk is just such a person. In her project - Bad English, 2020 – entered for the John Byrne Award – Gallagher …
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Covid-19 Phase 3 Easing

The Scottish Government recently published its plans for Phase 3 of easing the Covid-19 …

Oor Vyce launches

Today new group Oor Vyce launched its campaign calling on the Scottish Government …

Podcast - Episode 70

Weel – there’s nae an easy answer – bit in this episode we try tae work ...
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