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Scots Language Awards Nominees

16 Sep, 2022

Scots Language Awards Nominees

We're fair chufft tae say aat we've been nominated in twa categories o iss year's Scots Language Awards.  Jackie his been nominated in e best spikker category an 'The Tint Aig' is in e best bairn's beuk category.  We'd be affa gratfu iv ye'd gee's yer vote.  An Sheena's nominated inna.  Jist click here tae see aa e nominees:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DUNDEE2022

We're delighted to say that we've been nominated in two categories of this year's Scots Language Awards.  Jackie has been nominated in the best speaker category and 'The Tint Aig' is in the best children's book category.  We'd be very grateful if you would give us your vote.  And Sheena is nominated too.  Just click here to see all the nominees:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DUNDEE2022

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Cedric e Flapper Skate Buik Launch

25 Aug, 2022

Cedric e Flapper Skate Buik Launch

Siller Spray Acteevity Wikend an Cedric e Flapper Skate Buik Launch at Macduff Marine Aquarium on 17th an 18th September

Cum alang an help shellebrate 25 year o Macduff Marine Aquarium an learn aa aboot een o Scotland’s critically endangered native species, e flapper skate, wi e launch o oor bran-neyw buik Cedric e Flapper Skate!

E wikend’ll feature a hillock o fun fur aa e faimly, includin

  • live storytellin wi e author Jackie Ross an BSL interpreter, Lesley Crerar (Saturday ainly)
  • a puckle acteevities tae help ye learn mair aboot flapper skates
  • a luik at Climate change an fit ye can dee tae help, wi Aiberdeen Climate Action (Saturday ainly)
  • speecial Rockpoolin sessions wi e Aiberdeenshire Ranger Service focusin on sea weeds! Iss sessions maun be bookt aheid o time; click tae buik fur Saturdayor Sunday at 11am.  
  • FOMMA (Friends of Macduff Marine Aquarium) will be on haun wi fun games an wildlife spottin inna  

Hae a go at oor Flapper Skate trail, art acteevities, jyne in wi e aquarium talks, feeds an dinna miss e dive shows!

Ere’s boun tae be sumthin fur aabdy!

 

Silver Spray Activity Weekend and Cedric e Flapper Skate Book Launch at Macduff Marine Aquarium on 17th and 18th September

Come help shellebrate 25 years of Macduff Marine Aquarium and learn all about one of Scotland’s critically endangered native species, the flapper skate, with the launch of our brand-new book Cedric e Flapper Skate!

The weekend will feature lots of fun for all the family, including

  • live storytelling with the author Jackie Ross and BSL interpreter (Saturday only)
  • various activities to help you learn about flapper skates
  • a look at Climate change and what you can do to help, with Aberdeen Climate Action (Saturday only)
  • special Rockpooling sessions with the Aberdeenshire Ranger Service focusing on sea weeds! These sessions must be booked in advance; click to book for Saturdayor Sunday at 11am.  
  • FOMMA (Friends of Macduff Marine Aquarium) will also be on hand with fun games and wildlife spotting.  

Have a go at our Flapper Skate trail, art activities, join in with the aquarium talks, feeds and don't miss the dive shows!

There is bound to be something for everyone!

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Faimlies Hae a Gran Time at Beuk Launch Event

17 Aug, 2022

Faimlies Hae a Gran Time at Beuk Launch Event

Faimlies Hae a Gran Time at Beuk Launch Event

Doric Books latest bairn’s beuk wis launcht at a faimly acteevity day. The Tint Aig beuk launch teen place on Sunday at Greenmyres Eco Bothy bi Huntly. 

Written an illustratit bi local author Aaron Gale, e beuk tells e story o a wee robin reidbreest, fa fins a mystery aig lyin on e ground an gings on a quest to fin e ainer.  As weel as encouragin bairns tae read an listen in Doric, e beuk is packit wi facks an information aboot local birds an wildlife.

E event wis weel attendit, wi faimlies enjoyin picnics in e scenic surroondins an engagin in a hantle o hauns-on acteevities on offer. 

 

Families Enjoy Book Launch Event

Doric Books latest children’s book was launched at a family activity day.

The Tint Aig book launch took place on Sunday at Greenmyres Eco Bothy by Huntly. 

Written and illustrated by local author Aaron Gale, the book tells the story of a little robin redbreast, who finds a mystery egg lying on the ground and goes on a quest to find the owner.  As well as encouraging children to read and listen in Doric, the book is packed with facts and information about local birds and wildlife.

The event was well attended, with families enjoying picnics in the scenic surroundings and engaging in a variety of hands-on activities on offer.

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Storytellin on 4th September

01 Aug, 2022

Storytellin on 4th September

Jackie is gaun tae tell tales at Nairn Book & Arts Festival on Sunday 4th September fae 11.30-12.30.  Fit wye nae cum alanh an hae a listen?

Jackie is going to tell stories at Nairn Book & Arts Festival on Sunday 4th September from 11.30-12.30.  Why not come along and listen?

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