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Scots Radio is a programme that spiks aboot the culture and the ongyans o fowk fa use Scots in their wirkin warl. Accordin tae the last census in Scotland, there are aroon 1.5 million Scots spikkers in this country. Ye dinna hae tae wanner far tae here it – jist ging as far North, Sooth, East an Wast as yir lugs’ll tak ye. I hope ye’ll enjoy rummelin aboot in the Episodes, and welcome tae the company that celebrates the Scots Language – and the fowk that jist spik it.

Scots Radio is a programme that spiks aboot the culture and the ongyans o fowk fa use Scots in their wirkin warl. Accordin tae the last census in Scotland, there are aroon 1.5 million Scots spikkers in this country. Ye dinna hae tae wanner far tae here it – jist ging as far North, Sooth, East an Wast as yir lugs’ll tak ye. I hope ye’ll enjoy rummelin aboot in the Episodes, and welcome tae the company that celebrates the Scots Language – and the fowk that jist spik it.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Scots Radio is a programme that spiks aboot the culture and the ongyans o fowk fa use Scots in their wirkin warl. Accordin tae the last census in Scotland, there are aroon 1.5 million Scots spikkers in this country. Ye dinna hae tae wanner far tae here it – jist ging as far North, Sooth, East an Wast as yir lugs’ll tak ye. I hope ye’ll enjoy rummelin aboot in the Episodes, and welcome tae the company that celebrates the Scots Language – and the fowk that jist spik it.

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Episodes

Episode 49

5/30/2018
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We jist dinna hing aboot. We weave oor wye doon tae Llanelli in sooth Wales, for the Celtic Media Festival – an get the opportunity tae spik tae the BBC Director o Nations an Regions, Ken MacQuarrie, aboot the new Scottish Channel. An hear foo Ulster Scots is maakin waves in Northern Ireland. Jean Cameron […] The post Episode 49 appeared first on Scots Radio.

Duration:00:53:18

Episode 48

4/2/2018
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Weel – it can only be said that this has been een o the busiest months wiv iver hid. In this episode wir at the launch o the new North East Scots Language Board in Aiberdeen – at the rehearsal and performance o the Messiah in Doric in St Machar’s Cathedral, Aiberdeen, the unveilin […] The post Episode 48 appeared first on Scots Radio.

Duration:00:52:50

Episode 47

2/25/2018
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Welcome tae Episode 47 o Scots Radio. In this programme we hear aboot Showcase Scotland fae Lisa Whytock – Dr Margaret Bennett taks us intae the Bothy Ballad competition and Bothy Culture – renowned musician and composer Paul Mealor spiks aboot the Doric Messiah an Gordon Hay fa translated it intae Doric, gies us […] The post Episode 47 appeared first on Scots Radio.

Duration:01:01:09

Episode 46

1/27/2018
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Welcome again tae Scots Radio. We hiv a lot in oor shoppie windea this month – hearin foo the memory o Robert Burns his been celebrated in Embra. Wir in the guid company o Donald Smith fae the Scottish Storytellin Centre on the Royal Mile, introducin us tae Tam O’Shanter. We hear aboot a […] The post Episode 46 appeared first on Scots Radio.

Duration:00:54:30

Scots Radio New Year | Episode 25

12/30/2017
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In this oor special New Year Edition, we hiv pleasure in featurin an extended interview wi writer and broadcaster Fiona Ritchie MBE. Fiona produces and presents her Celtic roots radio programme, Thistle and Shamrock, tae audiences a oor North America. In this edition o Scots Radio, Fiona tells us aboot her new book ‘Wayfaring […] The post Scots Radio New Year | Episode 25 appeared first on Scots Radio.

Duration:01:07:20

Scots Radio Christmas | Episode 24

11/30/2017
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It’s a special Christmas Edition ess month foo o Seasonal mirth – an sherry trifle. We hear aboot The Buchan Field Club fae President Sandy May – wi jine Perthshire fairmer and stand up comic, Jim Smith on the fairm and comedy club. An we jine food writer Wendy Barrie in her kitchen in […] The post Scots Radio Christmas | Episode 24 appeared first on Scots Radio.

Duration:01:01:10

Episode 1

11/27/2017
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Launch of James Robertson’s Biography, about the life of Dundee singer/songwriter, Michael Marra. The post Episode 1 appeared first on Scots Radio.

Duration:00:50:06

Episode 45

10/29/2017
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Fae the twinnin atween Ashville NC an Birnam an Dunkeld, tae the Bluegrass Festival in Moniaive, we traivel the country again, hearin a aboot the different sides o oor culture and the musical connections. Gary an Lynne Knight guide us throught the neuks an cranies o Perth and the scary stories in Gary’s new book, […] The post Episode 45 appeared first on SCOTS RADIO.

Duration:00:55:24

Episode 44 – repeat

10/1/2017
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Episode 44 – Repeat In Episode 44 o Scots Radio there’s nae time tae dither. We hear aboot a new paintin bi Sandy Moffat, featurin folklorist an poet Hamish Henderson,is unveiled at the Saltire Society. Dolina Maclennan steps oot o the paintin tae tell us mair aboot Hamish’s life an work. We sit in the […] The post Episode 44 – repeat appeared first on SCOTS RADIO.

Duration:01:05:20

Episode 42

5/31/2017
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In Episode 42, we hear aboot the challenges and opportunites for broadcastin – we report fae the Celtic Media Festival on the Isle o Man. Ian Kinnear tells us aboot maakin ‘sma pipes’ and the tradition in the North East – an we invite ye tae jine us amung the cairties an the Clydesdale horses […] The post Episode 42 appeared first on SCOTS RADIO.

Duration:01:03:08

Episode 41

4/30/2017
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Episode 41 jist disna hing aboot. We report fae the gaitherin tae discuss the future o North East Scots or Doric, at Aiberdeen University, organised bi the Elphinstone Institute, an hear aboot the great works gaan on at ‘Young Enterprise Scotland’. We delve intae the Nation’s archives for the launch o a project tae ‘Unlocking […] The post Episode 41 appeared first on SCOTS RADIO.

Duration:01:03:57

Episode 40

3/31/2017
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Aye wir back again in the room for Episode 40 o Scots Radio. In this edition we hear fae the Trad Talk gaitherin in Stirling – Mary Blance dedicates her report tae the memory o renowned storyteller fae Shetland Lawrence Tulloch an Dr Fiona-Jane Brown guides through the stories o ‘Hidden Aiberdeen’. A this an […] The post Episode 40 appeared first on SCOTS RADIO.

Duration:00:59:58

Episode 39

2/26/2017
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It’s a bumper edition this month – there’s jist sic a lot gaan on. In Episode 39 or Scots Radio, wir amang the bothies, bonnie bulls and heavy horses – at the Bothy Ballads Champion o Champions in Elgin toon hall, the Bull sales in Stirling and the Heavy Horse ivent in Collessie in Fife. […] The post Episode 39 appeared first on SCOTS RADIO.

Duration:01:16:26

Episode 38

2/2/2017
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In Episode 38 o Scots Radio wir enjoying the craic at Celtic Connections – Spikkin tae Lisa Whytock aboot Showcase Scotland, an Karine Polwart aboot her musical connections. The Scottish Book Trust invites us tae their ‘New Writers’ Showcase and as ‘Neu Reekie’ continues tae attract bigger audiences for their legendary poetry nichts, co-founder Michael […] The post Episode 38 appeared first on SCOTS RADIO.

Duration:00:46:01

Episode 37

12/31/2016
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And a very guid new year tae abidy. We start aff the year wi a fine festive feel wi some dance music tae get ye intae the ceilidh birl. As the warl celebrates oor National Bard we hear fit’s gaan on in his native Ayrshire and we hear mair aboot his wife Jean Armour. Jim […] The post Episode 37 appeared first on SCOTS RADIO.

Duration:00:52:39

Episode 36

12/1/2016
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In Episode 36 o Scots Radio we celebrate our three-year anniversary wi some typical festive good cheer. We open up the ‘Wee Windaes’ wi Scots Screiver Hamish MacDonald and discover a new online cultural treasure trove. Sheena Wellington unwraps the plans for the ‘Jimmy Shand Collection’ an Kirsty Gallacher fae ‘Into Film Scotland’ wraps up […] The post Episode 36 appeared first on SCOTS RADIO.

Duration:01:08:17

Episode 34

9/29/2016
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In Episode 34 we dinna hing aboot – we ging fae the launch o a new book caad the Buke o the Howlat at Darnaway Castle in Morayshire – new text fae James Robertson and illustrations fae Kate Leiper. We hear fit’s being planned for the new International Storytelling Festival – an we enjoy the […] The post Episode 34 appeared first on SCOTS RADIO.

Duration:00:59:54

Episode 33

8/31/2016
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In Episode 33 we hear aboot new creative plans for the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway. We’re oot an aboot at the Festivals wi a look an listen tae some o the ongyangs at the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe , an at the Solas Festival in Perthshire, far we hear fae musician and broadcaster […] The post Episode 33 appeared first on SCOTS RADIO.

Duration:01:08:46

Episode 32

8/2/2016
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(repeat) It’s een o oor special Episodes this month and in this Episode 32, we hae the pleasure and honour o capturing the essence o the internationally renowned writer and conservationist, John Muir – the father o oor National Parks and Ranger Service. In this the Centennial year o the Ranger Service, we’re in Dunbar, […] The post Episode 32 appeared first on SCOTSRADIO.COM.

Duration:00:56:34

Episode 30

6/3/2016
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In Episode 30 or Scots Radio, wir keeping up wi seasonal – ivints past, present and future. We hear foo the Saltire Society is celebratin it’s 80th birthday, Mary Blance is spikkin aboot the Shetland Wool Wik – oor new reporter Tracy Harvey reports fae Ayrshire, an we jine writer James Robertson at a gaitherin […] The post Episode 30 appeared first on SCOTSRADIO.COM.

Duration:00:55:44