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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 …

Sindry maws

Here a keek at ane o the leets o words fae a paper gien at the confeerance o the Forum for Speirings anent the Leids o Sco…

Spunkie an bletherin

The words spunkie an bletherin (wi 'e' dichtit) on ane o the ootsets at the Rabbie Burns caufgrund museum, in Ayrshire. …

Loons in Steenhive

This blad is in Steenhive ('Stonehaven') in the Mearns. Third doun is the word loons (or louns) - anither word for laddies…

Blin Tam

This name stane wis seen in a dyke at Millport in the muckle isle o Cumbrae. The Soothron for Blin Tam is "Blind Tom.…

Keepie-uppie an aw that

This puckle o words belangs the Dictionars o the Scots Leid's 'wird hunt' held in Embra taewards the end o 2018. Hoo mony …

Stoorey Cottage

A hoose name at Craigrothie, in Fife. Stour - or stoor - can be used sindry weys, but the ordnar meaning is ony fine pairt…

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…

Scots Symposium

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh is hosting a one day symposium on the Scots language called Scots@Ed which will take place from 9.15 am until 17.00pm on Saturday 25 January 2020.The symposium aims to bring together a variety of people …
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Scots Syntax Atlas

On 17 December the new Scots Syntax Atlas was launched by a research team based …

The Steamie is back

Theatre goers are in for a treat this Christmas season as The Steamie returns to …

Podcast - Episode 64

A Guid New Year tae abidy an may the win aye be at yir back an yir tackets niver roosht.We
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CHRISTMAS CLAMJAMFRIE

Tracy Anne Harvey is a poet who writes maistly in Broad Scots. Her poems are aboot folk an their wee ways, granny’s, …
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