Architecture

Our Housing Awards were established to promote excellence particularly in social housing. Reflecting on, and discussing that focus remains a strong aspect of these prestigious awards.

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Arts

Our artistic interests range widely currently including awards for the weans in Scottish song,  and for artists in Arts and Crafts in Architecture. The role of artists and the arts will continue to be an important theme in our discussions.

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civil-engineering

The Civil Engineering awards highlight the importance this vital aspect of our imaginitve powers. These endeavours affect so many aspects of modern life ranging from health, the environment and transport, and as such merit recognition and discussion.

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We are concerned to recognise and discuss what has gone before and still resonates with us now, through the Fletcher of Saltoun Annual Lecture to our commitment to the Saltire History Book of the Year.

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literature

We are a literary nation, our awards for writers and publishers have continued to recognise and encourage exceptional achievement in literature. It's an aspect of our work that prompts discussions on aspects of our culture and identity.

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The Dumfries & district branch of the Saltire Society are hosting a Poetry Supper on Sunday 9 November 2014 at 6.00pm  at the Station Hotel, Dumfries, which will mark the centenary of the start of World War One.

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Wednesday 22nd October saw the 32nd annual Saltire Society Civil Engineering Awards Ceremony in the National Musuem of Scotland where the Helix took home the award.

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The Saltire Society announced the shortlists for the 2014 Poetry, Rearch, Histrory, Literary and First Book of the Year Awards at the Wigtown Book Festival along with the shortlist for Publisher of the Year.