Have you ever tried to write in an accented voice? It’s veeerra veer deeeficult. We have a learned expectation that Dr Johnson gave us that our speech follows the spelling … Read More
The latest full programme for the Northumbrian Gathering in Morpeth is here. Clear your diaries and hie to Morpeth April on April 14th – 16th Gathering 2023 programme PDF (downloadable)
Yes, the Gathering is taking place in 2023, with the usual competitions for written, spoken, and sung Northumbrian. Entries close on 18th. The full details are on the PDF – … Read More
The Morpeth Herald reported this year’s annual Bibby Memorial Lecture on 13th October. Their coverage is below.
This year’s annual lecture was delivered by Dr Warren Maguire, of Edinburgh University. He took as the basis of his talk Thomas Wilson’s famous poem The Pitman’s Pay and demonstrated how … Read More
The Northumbrian Language Society 2022 Annual Lecture will be taking place in the Town Hall Corn Exchange Morpeth on the 15thOctober Our lecturer, Warren Maguire, was postponed in 2020, and … Read More