Scottish Blethers

By Liz Lister & Helen Houston

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In Scotland, when friends get together they blether. When those friends happen to be Scottish Blue Badge Tourist Guides you can be sure that the country they are so passionate about will be right at the heart of their discussions. Contemporary and historical; culinary and cultural; reminiscence and anecdote - from accommodation to zoos, the chat will range across the entire alphabet of topics and issues that are live and happening in Scotland right now. We hope that you’ll join us - there’s nothing to beat a right good blether!

Episode Date
Series 3 Episode 13 | Scots in America
May 21, 2024
Series 3 Episode 12 | Scottish Icons and identity
May 02, 2024
Series 3 Episode 11 | Scottish Castles
Apr 16, 2024
Series 3 Episode 10 | Easter in Scotland
Mar 29, 2024
Series 3 Episode 9 | Dundee Part Two - Post WWII - Decline and Reinvention
Mar 12, 2024
Series 3 Episode 8 | Dundee Part One - The Rise of Dundee up to WWII
Mar 05, 2024
Series 3 Episode 7 | It was Different in Our Day
Feb 20, 2024
Series 3 Episode 6 | Scottish Place Names
Jan 30, 2024
Series 3 Episode 5 | Statues
Jan 09, 2024
Series 3 Episode 4 | Favourite Walks
Dec 28, 2023
Series 3 Episode 3 | St Andrews - home of golf
Dec 13, 2023
Series 3 Episode 2 | St Andrews
Nov 28, 2023
Series 3 Episode 1 | Wish you were here? Tourism in Scotland
Nov 01, 2023
Sereis 2 Episode 19 | Scotland’s Munros
Jul 27, 2023
Series 2 Episode 18| Scottish Churches
Jul 11, 2023
Series 2 Episode 17 | Georgie Porgie Pudding and Pie
Jun 11, 2023
Series 2 Episode 16 | Is Cullen Skink the new Mince and Tatties?
May 23, 2023
Series 2 Episode 15 | Coronations - Past and Present
May 09, 2023
Series 2 Episode 14| Stone of Destiny
May 03, 2023
Series 2 Episode 13 | Scots in Canada
Apr 11, 2023
Series 2 Episode 12 | The Forth Bridge
Mar 28, 2023
Series 2 Episode 11 | Pilgrim Routes in Scotland
Mar 14, 2023
Series 2 Episode 10 | 100 today!!
Feb 28, 2023
Series 2 Episode 9 | Love is in the Air
Feb 14, 2023
Series 2 Episode 8 | Who Were the Celts?
Feb 06, 2023
Series 2 Episode 7 | Celtic Connections
Jan 17, 2023
Series 2 Episode 6 | Goodbye 2022, Hello 2023!
Jan 06, 2023
Series 2 Episode 5 | Twixmas Blethers
Dec 29, 2022
Series 2 Episode 4 | Stories associated with Scottish Lighthouses
Dec 20, 2022
Series 2 Episode 3 | Scottish Lighthouses
Dec 13, 2022
Series 2 Episode 2 | Scotland sparkles
Dec 06, 2022
Season 2 Episode 1 | The Blethers are Back
Nov 30, 2022
Episode 90 | Kirriemuir - the wee red toonie.
Jul 19, 2022
Episode 89 | Marching Season
Jul 12, 2022
Episode 88 | Together again!
Jul 05, 2022
Episode 87 | Reflexiones españolas
Jun 21, 2022
Episode 86 | Make your way to Stornoway
Jun 14, 2022
Episode 85 | There's a hole in my shoe
Jun 01, 2022
Episode 84| Back to work
May 17, 2022
Episode 83 | Reflections
Apr 26, 2022
Episode 82 | It Wisnae Us
Apr 19, 2022
Episode 81 | Historic Environment Scotland
Apr 12, 2022
Episode 80 | National Trust for Scotland
Apr 05, 2022
Episode 79 | “Spring is sprung”
Mar 29, 2022
Episode 78 | Great Tapestries of Scotland
Mar 22, 2022
Episode 77 | Dispatches
Mar 15, 2022
Episode 76 | Hatches, Matches and Dispatches.
Mar 08, 2022
Episode | 75 Stirling - UK City of Culture 2025?
Mar 01, 2022
Episode 74b | Gold!
Feb 22, 2022
Episode 74 | Valentine’s Day
Feb 15, 2022
Episode 73 | The Changing Face of our High Street
Feb 08, 2022
Episode 72 | Charles Rennie Mackintosh - Father of Glasgow Style
Feb 01, 2022
Episode 71 | Granny Knew Best.
Jan 25, 2022
Episode 70 | Edinburgh's One O'Clock gun
Jan 18, 2022
Episode 69 | Inventions Scots Gave The World
Jan 11, 2022
Episode 68 | Places We Resolve to Visit in 2022
Jan 04, 2022
Episode 67 | Twixmas
Dec 28, 2021
Episode 66 | Four More Sleeps
Dec 21, 2021
Episode 65 | Scottish Christmas Traditions
Dec 14, 2021
Episode 64 | Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree
Dec 07, 2021
Bonus Episode | A Box of Blethers
Dec 04, 2021
Episode 63 | St Andrew; Patron Saint of Scotland
Nov 30, 2021
Episode 62 | Miscellany of Blethers
Nov 23, 2021
Episode 61 | We Will Remember Them
Nov 16, 2021
Episode 60 | Women Hold up Half the Sky
Nov 09, 2021
Episode 59 | Glasgow Public Art
Nov 02, 2021
Episode 58 | Witchcraft
Oct 26, 2021
Episode 57 | Favourite Scottish Poetry
Oct 19, 2021
Episode 56 | Mary Queen of Scots
Oct 12, 2021
Episode 55 | Scotland: Home of Golf?
Oct 05, 2021
Episode 54 | National Museum of Scotland
Sep 28, 2021
Episode 53 | Harvest Thanksgiving
Sep 21, 2021
Episode 52 | Those who can’t do, teach
Sep 14, 2021
Episode 51 | Gala Days - Fun for all the family
Sep 07, 2021
Episode 50 | Abbotsford - "a romance in architecture"
Aug 31, 2021
Episode 49 | Celebrating 250 years of Sir Walter Scott.
Aug 24, 2021
Episode 48 | School's Back
Aug 17, 2021
Episode 47 | Where did you get to for your holidays?
Aug 10, 2021
Episode 46 | Scottish Olympians
Aug 03, 2021
Episode 45 | Life's a Beach
Jul 27, 2021
Episode 44 | Together Again
Jul 20, 2021
Episode 43 |Memories of Scottish Summer Holidays
Jul 13, 2021
Episode 42 | Tennis and Tours
Jul 06, 2021
Episode 41 | Fitba' and Other Sports
Jun 29, 2021
Episode 40 |Icons and Ice Cream
Jun 22, 2021
Episode 39 | Scotland's National Parks
Jun 15, 2021
Episode 38 | West Coast Wanderings
Jun 08, 2021
Episode 37 | Royal Palaces and Puffins
Jun 01, 2021
Episode 36 | Working Women
May 25, 2021
Episode 35 | Minging cheese and Chateau Ecosse
May 18, 2021
Episode 34 | Casting Our Vote
May 11, 2021
Episode 33 | Scotland and Spain Linked by Far More Than Package Holidays
May 04, 2021
Episode 32 | Pioneering Scots who led the way in global explorations
Apr 27, 2021
Episode 31 | Scottish Blethers pay tribute to HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh
Apr 20, 2021
Episode 30 | Why Tartan Day?
Apr 13, 2021
Episode 29 | Our Favourite Scottish Gardens
Apr 06, 2021
Episode 28 | Let them eat cake!
Mar 30, 2021
Episode 27 | Film clips, cuppas and comics.
Mar 23, 2021
Episode 26 | Scottish women of substance
Mar 16, 2021
Episode 25 | Hares on hills, kilt swirls and light fills the forest
Mar 09, 2021
Episode 24 | Our favourite islands
Mar 02, 2021
Episode 23 | Perthshire Palace, Puzzling Follies and the Roaring Game
Feb 23, 2021
Episode 22 | Love, Love, Love
Feb 16, 2021
Episode 21 | Hills, mills and a fantastical beast
Feb 09, 2021
Bonus episode | Blether with Alisdair Fleming about St Kilda double UNESCO World Heritage Site
Feb 07, 2021
Episode 20 | Pre-history in Kilmartin Glen, pies and Parliamo Glasgow !
Feb 02, 2021
Episode 19 | Robert Burns
Jan 26, 2021
Episode 18 | A Wealth of Riches : One man's gold is another man's soor plooms !
Jan 19, 2021
Bonus Interview | Lynn Balfour of Peatfire Tales
Jan 17, 2021
Episode 16 | Last year, lockdown and looking forward
Jan 12, 2021
Episode 15 | A prescription for success
Dec 15, 2020
Bonus Episode | Interview with Glynis Ross of Leault Farm and Sheepdogs
Dec 08, 2020
Episode 14 | In deep water - Scottish lochs
Dec 01, 2020
Episode 13 | The saint, the saltire and the psyche !
Nov 24, 2020
Episode 12 | Tales of Telford, Tups & Tribulations
Nov 22, 2020
Bonus Interview | Glasgow Book Fairy - inspired by Book Week Scotland
Nov 19, 2020
Bonus Episode | Interview with Mark Bridgeman author
Nov 16, 2020
Episode 11 | Remembering
Nov 10, 2020
Episode 10 | A right guid read !
Nov 03, 2020
Episode 9 | Breid, deid and use yer heid!
Oct 27, 2020
Episode 8 | A recipe for a good night in - a story, a movie and a wee G&T !
Oct 20, 2020
Episode 7 | Wealth & the privilege it brings - from Carnegie to shooting - just the preserve of the rich ?
Oct 13, 2020
Episode 6 | Castles, Queens and Fairies !
Oct 06, 2020
Episode 5 | Scottish stereotypes, clad in plaid and roamin' in the gloamin'
Sep 29, 2020
Episode 4 | Scottish rivalries come in many forms !
Sep 22, 2020
Episode 3 | From reminiscence to ragin' with food in-between !
Sep 15, 2020
Episode 2 | Access, architecture and ancestors
Sep 08, 2020
Episode 1 | Who, what & why !
Sep 01, 2020