Written Competitions

PLEASE NOTE THE CLOSING DATE FOR

THE COMPETITIONS HAS NOW PASSED


The deadline for entries of the written competitions is no later
than 9pm on Sunday 16th May 2021.

Entries can be e-mailed to keithfestival@gmail.com

Poetry entries can be posted/hand delivered to:
Joyce Dawson
124 Moss Street
Keith
Banffshire
AB55 5EZ

Composition entries can be posted/hand delivered to:
Barbara Coutts
18 High Street

New Deer

Turriff

AB53 6SX

Ian Middleton Poetry Competition

12 & Under


One or more verses of a poem to be written in Doric by a child of primary school age.

It may be on any subject but must be the child’s own work.

Charles Murray Competition

Inter-generational

A poem or prose jointly written by people of different generations in Scots.


Children (young or old) should enlist the help of anyone from a different generation ie parents, grandparents, uncles , aunties, cousins or even friends to help the passing on of the Scots language through generations.


The winners will receive the beautiful silver salver with a lovely image of Charles Murray etched on the front (designed by local artist Joyce Thain) and donated by local business woman Marguerite Cruickshank from Mither Tongue.

The Aultgowrie Poetry Competition

Any Adult or Secondary Aged Young Person


A doric poem written by anyone aged 13 and over which may be on any subject but must be the entrant’s own work.

Tune Composition

Open


Compose any Scottish tune of your choice