Arts and Culture
Belinda Langlands Torch Bearer drawings

Belinda Langlands Torch Bearer drawings

Following on from Violet Palaks video interview with Belinda Langlands ( also on this site ) here’s a picture and a link to further images by Belinda. Belinda went to Forfar and then back to Dundee to see the torch bearers and then created these pieces. See the others here: http://2012olympictorchrundrawingsbelindalanglands.wordpress.com/ continue reading
A musical interlude in Berwick as the Torch Relay enters England

A musical interlude in Berwick as the Torch Relay enters England

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Interview with Gillian, co-ordinator with summer of song in North Lanarkshire [audio]

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UWS produce five videos for Citizen Relay

UWS produce five videos for Citizen Relay

Nine students and graduates from the BA (Hons) Sports Journalism degree at the University of the West of Scotland were in Ayrhsire on Friday as the Olympic torch arrived in Scotland. Split into three teams, they produced five videos on the flame’s journey from Maybole to Alloway then onto Kilmarnock. They were also aided by... continue reading
Gregor O'Neil salutes the Torch with bagpipes in Brechin

Gregor O’Neil salutes the Torch with bagpipes in Brechin

High up on the roof of the Mechanics Institute in Brechin, Gregor O’Neil plays his pipes. An amazing resounding sound. continue reading
Moray Alternative Torch Relay reaches Dufftown

Moray Alternative Torch Relay reaches Dufftown

Because the Olympic Flame only ‘touches’ the edge of the Moray Council boundary on Monday 11th June, a local group, Walk, Jog, Run Moray has decided to get more people involved by running its own Torch Relay, with a replica Torch and a target to involve 2012 local people in carrying it around the towns... continue reading
Dundee Rep Theatre prepares to perform at Torch Relay

Dundee Rep Theatre prepares to perform at Torch Relay

Violetta Palak interviews Dawn Hartley from Dundee REP theatre about the innovative performance they have planned for when the Olympic Torch Relay arrives in Dundee. continue reading
The Olympic Rings are ready on the Mound

The Olympic Rings are ready on the Mound

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Pulse Radio 98.4 FM Interview local sporting and cultural heros [video]

Pulse Radio 98.4 FM Interview local sporting and cultural heros [video]

Thanks to Zoe Nisbet for grabbing these interviews in East Renfrewshire today with local sporting and cultural leaders – as well as some of the Pulse 98.4 FM DJS who will be MCing live from Giffnock. The torch passes at 5pm. continue reading
Catherine talks about her choir performing at the Torch arrival [audio]

Catherine talks about her choir performing at the Torch arrival [audio]

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Quick interview with Leonie Bell, 2012 Creative Programmer. [audio]

Quick interview with Leonie Bell, 2012 Creative Programmer. [audio]

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@Hansel2012 visiting UWS Ayr on 16th of June

@Hansel2012 visiting UWS Ayr on 16th of June

University of The West of Scotland (UWS) is taking part in an innovative UK- wide project as part of the London 2012 Festival celebrating the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. ‘A Hansel of Film – Shetland to Southampton and Back’ is a relay of screenings of short films made by the public in each... continue reading