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Bringing Scotland to you. Join us for a virtual journey across Scotland as we Imagine Alba!

Bringing Scotland to you. Join us for a virtual journey across Scotland as we Imagine Alba!
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United Kingdom

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Bringing Scotland to you. Join us for a virtual journey across Scotland as we Imagine Alba!

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@imaginealba

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English

Contact:

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Episodes

Episode 7- Curling in Scotland

2/24/2018
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Join us as we Imagine… the decidedly Scottish sport of curling! Where was the world’s oldest curling stone found? How is a stone made? Why do Scots dominate the British curling scene? We explore why Scotland could well claim the title as home of curling and meet the Olympic Team GB Curling. Thanks for listening! For extras on this episode visit http://www.imaginealba.com/podcast

Duration:00:19:17

Episode 6- A Scottish Wedding

2/9/2018
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On this episode, we celebrate Valentine’s Day with an exploration of wedding traditions in Scotland. We share the ways couples here tie the knot (literally!) and other unique Scottish customs, plus tips on planning your own Scottish wedding, from the blackening ceremony to the wardrobe to the last dance. Thanks for listening! For extras on this episode, visit www.imaginealba.com

Duration:00:20:44

Simon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat

2/6/2018
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In this episode we have a story from this week’s headlines, involving one of Scotland’s more colourful characters, the notorious Jacobite and double agent- Simon Fraser, 11 Lord Lovat, otherwise known as “The Old Fox”, and find out why he has gotten the last laugh. On the Scots Word of the Day, we learn how to pronounce “Ecclefechan” and other hard to say Scottish place names. For extras on this episode, visit http://bit.ly/2BwJX3z

Duration:00:21:50

Episode 5- Simon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat

1/27/2018
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In this episode we have a story from this week’s headlines involving one of Scotland’s more colourful characters- the notorious Jacobite and double agent, Simon Fraser, 11 lord Lovat. Known to Outlander fans as Jamie Fraser’s grandfather, this real life clan chief and double agent is still making headlines- and getting the last laugh!

Duration:00:21:50

Episode 4- Burns Night and Celtic Connections

1/11/2018
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On this episode, we explore the Scottish tradition of Burns Night with our own Ode to Rabbie. Plus we preview Glasgow’s Celtic Connections, one of Europe’s leading trad and roots festivals. Thanks for listening, and please visit the page for this episode on our website for more information, including recipes, poems and photos.

Duration:00:17:09

The Imagine Alba Holiday Festcast

12/23/2017
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Welcome to the Imagine Alba Festcast! Scotland celebrates all winter long, with unique celebrations that kick off with fireworks on Bonfire Night on November 5 and culminate in Burns’ Night on January 25. On the special holiday episode of the Imagine Alba podcast, we are going to share the highlights of the festive season, so that whether you are Scottish, or just Scottish at heart, no matter where you are in the world you can enjoy the spirit of the season!

Duration:00:14:27

The Imagine Alba Podcast: Bringing Scotland to You- Episode 2

12/21/2017
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Fáilte! On Episode 2 of The Imagine Alba Podcast: Bringing Scotland to You, we discuss the origins of Alba, the Gaelic name for the country, as well as the origins of Scotland, the English name. Rab will be here with the Scots word of the day, and we’ll shine the spotlight on Clan Campbell. Thanks for listening.

Duration:00:26:56

Imagine Alba Podcast Episode 1- An Introduction

12/4/2017
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In our first episode, we introduce ourselves, answer the question “Why Scotland” and talk about what you can expect on the podcast. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:09:03