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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.

Posted on Thursday, 30 October 2014 @ 09:33
 

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.

Posted on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 @ 19:00
 

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.

Posted on Saturday, 04 October 2014 @ 19:30
 

2014 Architecture travel bursary, sponsored by The British Council Scotland has been announced.

Posted on Thursday, 03 July 2014 @ 03:00
 

Our Executive Director's latest blog reflects on bairns, creativity and our membership demographic!

Posted on Thursday, 13 February 2014 @ 09:53
 

The 2013 Scottish History and Scottish Research Books of the Year Awards Shortlists have been announced ahead of the Saltire Literary Awards on the 14th November.

Posted on Wednesday, 06 November 2013 @ 10:41
 

The Saltire Society announced the shortlists for the 2013 Saltire Scottish Book of the Year and First Book of the Year Awards last night at an event on the future of Scottish writing at Wigtown Book Festival.

Posted on Friday, 01 November 2013 @ 10:40
 

The latest of our Saltire International Student Travel bursaries is aimed at young musicians from Fèisean nan Gàidheal.

Posted on Thursday, 10 October 2013 @ 16:08
 

At his author event at the Bloody Scotland Festival in Stirling on Sunday 15th August the Saltire Society have announced this important award to honour the work and achievements of writer William McIlvanney.

 

 

Posted on Sunday, 15 September 2013 @ 17:00
 

This is a unique opportunity to hear two of our most exceptional authors, Alan Bissett and Jean Rafferty, in conversation on a matter that affects us all.

 

 

Posted on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 @ 21:28
 

The 2013 Housing Design Awards have been announced at a ceremony at the Lighthouse in Glasgow.

Posted on Monday, 09 September 2013 @ 15:32
 

We are delighted to announce the 2013 Saltire Housing Design Awards 2013

Posted on Thursday, 29 August 2013 @ 15:54
 

Executive Director's latest blog reflects on the quiet generosity of our members.

Posted on Thursday, 15 August 2013 @ 12:37
 

A reflection from Executive Director Jim Tough on how we speak to each other as the independence debate unfolds.

Posted on Friday, 05 July 2013 @ 12:18
 

The first of our new Saltire Series of pamphlets sees one of our most inspiring writers offer a timely discussion on how the relationship between the state and organised religion touches on our individual freedoms.

Posted on Friday, 24 May 2013 @ 10:40
 

We are delighted to launch our new website, a platform for presenting new ideas, new challenges and for celebrating the breadth of our Scottish imagination. Our Executive Director, Jim Tough, offers to set the tone in his first blog.

Posted on Friday, 24 May 2013 @ 10:29
 

Welcome to the Saltire Society. I hope you will find something of interest and inspiration in the pages of our new website.

Posted on Wednesday, 22 May 2013 @ 11:37
 

It feels we are about to properly unleash the ‘new’ post Cullen Saltire Society after a year of set up, building new relationships and development activity.

Posted on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 @ 09:45
 

Professor Isobel Murray, Saltire Research Book of the Year Winner 2000,  on her literary interests

Posted on Tuesday, 09 April 2013 @ 10:28
 

Paul Henderson Scott offers 'My Saltire Life' relating his own experiences, and strongly held views, as a Saltire member

Posted on Monday, 08 April 2013 @ 10:16
 

R.D. (Ronnie) Cramond  CBE  MA  MPhil  FSA Scot. on his passion for Scottish history in our museums

Posted on Friday, 29 March 2013 @ 10:12
 

Each year nominations for this award are invited from research institutions, educational bodies, editors of specialised periodicals and journals...

Posted on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 @ 10:51
 

Awards in the plural, since in almost thirty years the Saltire Literary Awards have increased in number as well as in reputation and now hold a secure place as one of the most newsworthy events...

Posted on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 @ 10:49
 

The Saltire Society Awards for Civil Engineering was established in 1981, so has been going for over 30 years.

Posted on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 @ 10:46
 

The permanent, the located and the immovable. I have long been fascinated by art, and by this I mean art in the broadest possible sense, located in a specific place, art that never moves, locked in its site.

Posted on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 @ 10:39