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Nominations opened for ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’

Posted on Sunday, 10 April 2016 @ 18:00

Saltire Society unveils 80th anniversary plans.

Posted on Tuesday, 05 April 2016 @ 08:00

Scotland’s First Online Literary Festival. 24-26 June 2016.

Posted on Tuesday, 05 April 2016 @ 07:00

£50k Inspiring Scotland programme marks Saltire Society’s 80th year 

Posted on Monday, 04 April 2016 @ 19:00

Calling all writers!

2016 Saltire Literary Awards open with new judging panel convenor

Posted on Thursday, 24 March 2016 @ 09:00

19th Century Skye poet tops our 2016 Outstanding Women Twitter poll.

Posted on Tuesday, 08 March 2016 @ 08:00

Nominations have officially opened for the 2016 Saltire Society Civil Engineering Awards and will include six brand new categories to mark the Saltire Society’s 80th year.

Posted on Monday, 15 February 2016 @ 00:00

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

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

An adventurous occasion to profile Scottish talent, creativity & achievement across the full range of the Scotland’s imaginative powers.

Posted on Friday, 22 November 2013 @ 15:00

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