15th September 2015

This meeting asked what can be done to support the use of the Scots language across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Agenda

5.30pm-6pm Social Discussion

6pm-6.10pm Scots Language animation video

6.10pm-6.30pm Readings from:

  • Mary Blance, Convener, Shetland ForWirds
  • James Robertson, Novelist and Poet
  • Liz Niven, Writer and Poet

6.30pm-7.00pm Panel Discussion, featuring:

  • Dr Alasdair Allan, Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages, Scottish Government
  • Mary Blance, Convener, Shetland ForWirds
  • Katrina Lucas, Scots Language Coordinator, Education Scotland
  • Hamish McDonald, Scriever
  • Liz Niven, Writer and Poet
  • James Robertson, Novelist and Poet
  • Donald Smith, Director, Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland (TRACS)

7pm-8pm Group Discussion

Videos

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