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The Say Award Reveals Design Commission Bespoke Shortlist Trophies With 1 Week to Go Until 2023’s Ceremony

With only one week to go until The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award Ceremony and 2023’s winner is revealed, the country’s national music prize has unveiled the stunning bespoke art prizes this year’s Shortlist will receive, expertly handcrafted from low-carbon concrete, with the winner’s prize set to be revealed exclusively at the Ceremony.  […]

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Scottish Album of the Year 10 Shortlisted Albums Revealed

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award has today revealed the 10 Shortlisted albums in the running for the £20,000 prize and coveted national title, plus Paolo Nutini’s ‘These Streets’ is announced as the winner of 2023’s Modern Scottish Classic Award. The five finalists for this year’s Sound of Young Scotland Award have also

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Music Fans Invited to Have Their Say On Scottish Album of the Year

Music fans are once again invited to ‘Have their SAY’ and influence Scotland’s national music prize, The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award, by backing their favourite Longlisted album to secure its place on 2023’s Shortlist; remaining in the running to win the coveted title and the £20,000 first prize.  With voting now open,

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Bloody Scotland launch night in Stirling 2023

Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival Ends On a High With a Sell Out Event

The historic city of Stirling was packed with crime fans and media at the weekend. New venue, Trinity Church hall, was host to BBC Radio 4, Loose Ends who got the weekend off to a great start with Janey Godley and Danny Wallace chatting to crime writers Chris Brookmyre, Val McDermid and Abir Mukherjee. In

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Bloody Scotland Reveals Stellar Line Up for 2023 Crime Writing Festival 15-17 September 2023

Bob McDevitt, Director of Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival revealed the 2023 programme in Stirling this afternoon. The iconic torchlit procession through Stirling historic old town will again announce the festival in style. As dusk settles over Stirling we will wind our way from the Castle Esplanade accompanied by a pipe band. Scotland tackle

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Stirling District Tourism Working in Partnership with the Church of the Holy Rude

Stirling District Tourism (SDT), the charity that operates and manages Legends, is delighted to announce a partnership with the Church of the Holy Rude which will see both organisations working together to secure the future of this stunning historic building. SDT plans to develop a creative programme of cultural initiatives including the development of exhibitions

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Fergus McCreadie’s ‘Forest Floor’ Revealed as Winner of Scottish Album of the Year Award

article by SAY Awards Tonight, the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award – Scotland’s National Music Prize – announced Fergus McCreadie’s ‘Forest Floor’ as the winner of the coveted title and £20,000 prize at the exclusive Ceremony in The Albert Halls, Stirling.  In the award’s 11th year, Cocteau Twins were also recognised, picking up

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Scottish Album of the Year Award Reveals Top 10 Albums of the Past Year Making Its Coveted 2022 Shortlist

press release by the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award – Scotland’s National Music Prize – today announces its ten-strong Shortlist, along with five Sound of Young Scotland Finalists and its Modern Scottish Classic Award Winner. The latter two were introduced last year to further SAY’s

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Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival 2022 Reported Revenue within 10% of Best Ever Pre-Covid Festival

Stirling was jumping last weekend. Crime writers, bloggers, publishers and readers descended on the historic city for the first fully functioning festival since 2019. Contrary to all predictions and expectations revenue for the 10th Anniversary festival is within 10% of the best ever pre-Covid festival. The train strike was cancelled at the eleventh hour and

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