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First ootset o Wheen

On Friday 27 Januar 2023, at 6.45, poyet Stuart Paterson will be haudin the first ootset o his new gaithery o poyems cryed Wheen. The houer lang haunling will be in the theatre o the Robert Burns Centre, Mill Road, Dumfries, an will be hostit bi reporter an screivar Giancarlo Rinaldi. …
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Symposium anent Scots

No lang syne Education Scotland an Oor Vyce ran a jynt project, fundit bi the Real …

Friday Fling

A puckle o storytellers will be haudin a gaithering at King’s College chaipel, …

Kirk and Nation in Robert Burns

"In which Professor Gerard Carruthers will be arguing that the 1712 Patronage Act is more culture-defining for eighteenth-century Scotland than the 1707 Union of the Parliaments …" This free event from the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies will take place …
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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 …

Braw rows

Thir braw broun rows wis seen in Brochty Ferry ('Broughty Ferry'). Onything that's braw is affa guid or weel done. Photie…

Flooers

The Flooers shop in Kirkwa ("Kirkwall") in Orkney. The Soothron for flooers is 'flowers'. Photie taen bi Sarah …

Lines fae De Luca

The lines abuin wis waled oot the poyem Discontinuity bi Christine de Luca an can be fund in Lerrick, Shetland. The lines …

Uppie or Doonie

Ilka Yule Day an Ne'er Day the baw gemm is played throu the gaits o Kirkwa in Orkney. Aw the men an laddies taks pairt as …

Stravaigin

This poster wis seen twa-three month syne in Dundee an shaws a body wi a mask on that reads Stravaigin. Tho the weirin o m…

Gang Warily

This wis taen in Crieff, Perthshire, an shaws the dictum or motto o the RSAC - gang warily. The verb tae gang is the ordna…

No fur ye

This bit screive wis seen in Dundee no lang syne. Wantin the context, it's no weel seen whit's 'no fur ye', but it daes br…

Kist in Dundee

This shop cryed Kist is in Dundee. The Scots word kist is sib tae the Soothron word "chest" an means muckle the …

Hoolets Bield

This stane is in Brig o Earn ("Bridge of Earn") an reads 'Hoolets Bield'. A hoolet is a bird that haes muckle ee…

Whistlin Kirk twa

This auld howf is on Greendike Street alang Glesca Green, an the photie shaws anither sicht o it. It taks its name fae th…