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News and Events - Ulster Scots Broadcast Fund

22
Sep

Second call for 2014/2015 for the Ulster-Scots broadcast fund.

22/09/14

Northern Ireland Screen is pleased to announce the second call in 2014/15 (twelfth call overall) for the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund. Please note that the funding of television programmes by the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund […]

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13
Jun

Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund deadline looming

13/06/14

The closing date for the latest call for the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund is 5pm on Friday 27th June 2014. Full details on funding available can be found in the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund section […]

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09
Jun

The Gaitherin begins Thursday at 10pm on BBC Two NI

09/06/14

BBC Northern Ireland launches a topical new monthly magazine series celebrating the culture, language and lives of the Ulster-Scots. The Gaitherin which begins on Thursday, June 12 on BBC Two Northern Ireland at […]

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18
Apr

Latest call for Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund

18/04/14

Northern Ireland Screen is pleased to announce the first call in 20114-15 for the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund. The closing date for the first call is 5pm on Friday 27th June 2014. Full details […]

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11
Mar

Seamus Heaney’s Five Fables on BBC Two NI

11/03/14

Five medieval Scots fables, translated by Seamus Heaney, have been brought into the 21st century as enchanting animated tales for BBC Two Northern Ireland. Narrated by acclaimed comedian/actor Billy Connolly and with a […]

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09
Dec

Tim McGarry’s Ulster Scots Journey on BBC One NI

09/12/13

Wednesday 11th December BBC One Northern Ireland, 10.35pm Stand-up comic and writer Tim McGarry embarks on a two-part journey for BBC Northern Ireland to discover more about his Ulster Scots identity. Produced and […]

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30
Oct

013 Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund deadline looming

30/10/13

The closing date for the latest call for the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund is 5pm on Monday 4th November 2013. Full details on funding available can be found in the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund section […]

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23
Oct

Stumpy’s Brae on BBC Two NI on Halloween night

23/10/13

Stumpy’s Brae, a chilling new horror drama, is due to be broadcast on BBC Two Northern Ireland on Halloween night (Thursday, October 31) at 10pm. Directed by Chris Baugh from Omagh, County Tyrone, […]

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21
Oct

Isabella Tod: Ulster’s Forgotten Radical on BBC Two NI

21/10/13

She is regarded as the UK’s most prominent feminist of the nineteenth century. A woman who not only persuaded Queen’s University, Belfast, to allow girls to sit exams for the first time but […]

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10
Sep

The Santer Session on BBC Two NI

10/09/13

Music has played a big part in the popular Santer television series. Musicians and singers from all over the world have appeared on the series along with local and Scottish performers. We now […]

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05
Sep

Paul and Nick’s Big Food Trip returns for second series

05/09/13

Celebrity chefs Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn have returned for a new series of the maritime cooking adventure, Paul and Nick’s Big Food Trip. Mondays at 8pm on UTV. The eight-part series, sees […]

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14
Jun

Latest call for Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund

14/06/13

Northern Ireland Screen is pleased to announce the second call in 2013/14 (ninth call overall) for the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund. The closing date for the second call is 5pm on Friday 21st June […]

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28
May

Dan Cruickshank’s Written In Stone on BBC4

28/05/13

Dan Cruickshank is Britain’s leading art & architectural historian. In this series expert Dan takes us on a personal journey to explore various aspects of Ulster’s architectural history. The series features four themed […]

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09
May

Paul and Nick’s Big Food Trip enjoys global appeal

09/05/13

Paul and Nick’s Big Food Trip, produced by Holywood-based Waddell Media, is enjoying international success in Australia, New Zealand and parts of Asia. The Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund series made its debut on UTV […]

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25
Apr

Mapping Ulster – Monday at 10.35pm on BBC One NI

25/04/13

Four hundred years ago, one of the most intensively mapped regions in the entire world was not the new territories of the Americas, or the exotic spice trails of the Far East. It […]

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18
Apr

Committee Members for Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund sought

18/04/13

Search…. Submit Show Advanced Search Show Advanced Search Apr 18 2013 Committee Members for Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund sought Northern Ireland Screen is seeking to appoint up to three independent representatives for the Ulster-Scots […]

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15
Apr

Our Friends in the North – Mondays at 7.30pm on RTÉ One

15/04/13

Northern Ireland comedian Kevin McAleer is back with a bang in Our Friends in the North. With money pouring into “Ulster-Scots” culture and language in the north, he wonders just who these people […]

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22
Feb

Dan Cruickshank’s Written In Stone

22/02/13

Presented by Dan Cruickshank, the series will feature four themed episodes, Forts and Castles, Country Life, Sacred Spaces, and City of Industry. In each episode Dan will examine how a particular style and […]

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25
Jan

Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF) Investment Committee seeks members

25/01/13

Northern Ireland Screen is seeking to appoint up to three independent representatives for the Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund (USBF) Investment Committee. The new Investment Committee, chaired by a Northern Ireland Screen Board Member, will […]

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25
Jan

Ulster-Scots programming for Burns Night

25/01/13

Friday 25th January on BBC Two Northern Ireland 9.00pm: An Ode to Burns and Ulster 9.30pm: Eddie Reader’s Rabbi Burns Trip Two new productions funded through the Northern Ireland Screen Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund […]

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07
Jan

Ulster Unearthed Mondays at 8pm on UTV

07/01/13

Ulster Unearthed is a new archaeology and heritage series which will reveal stories of Northern Ireland’s past and its Ulster-Scots links, starting on Monday 7 January at 8pm on UTV. Using laser technology […]

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26
Nov

12 Miles: The Narrow Sea tonight on BBC One NI

26/11/12

At the closest point Scotland and the North Antrim Coast are just twelve miles apart, and the migration of people between the two countries has been going on for centuries. Helen Mark left […]

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27
Sep

The Ulster Covenant, Thursday at 9pm on BBC One NI

27/09/12

In September 1912, nearly half a million Unionist men and women signed the Ulster Covenant. Now, 100 years on from this historic moment, a new Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund documentary from DoubleBand Films explores […]

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09
Apr

Paul and Nick’s Big Food Trip on UTV

09/04/12

Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn take their cooking to the high seas this Spring as they sail down the coasts of Northern Ireland and Scotland in a tasty cooking adventure in Paul and […]

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