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The Christmas Story

Gordon Hay reads his Scots language translation of the gospel of Luke, the birth of Jesus. read more

Doric Nativity Story

A Doric slant on the Christmas story, read by Peter Henderson for Aberdeen Christian Fellowship read more

Doric Christmas Poem

A Doric tale of a disastrous Christmas. read more

Villanelle De Noel

Villanelle de Noel is reproduced with the kind permission of Joy Hendry at Chapman and Heather Scott.  read more

12 Days o Yule

Susan Rennie reads an extract from her Scots version of the classic Christmas song, with beautiful illustrations by Matthew Land. read more

Gweed Cheer!

Thanks to Sheena Blackhall for giving permission to reproduce these heart-warming Christmas poems.   read more

The marriage of Robin redbreast and the Wren

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Winter Poem

Bruce Eunson reads a Winter Poem. read more

Da Night at Christ Wis Born

Listen to Mary Blance read the Christmas story in Shetland dialect. read more