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Welcome to Dundee.

Scotland's coolest city.

PHOTO: SHAHBAZ MAJEED

Shahbaz Majeed is one of the best in the business. A photographer with amazing skills and talent. His recent work has been included on Scottish bank notes and he has featured on national television for his work.

Sitting on the banks of the River Tay is Dundee, the fourth largest city and smallest major city in Scotland. With a population over 149,000, Dundee may be seen as any other city - but it isn't.

Dundee has changed the world in so many ways and as a city, we are so proud of our achievements! There is so much amazing things this city has contributed to the world! And now, Dundee is heading towards 

In the 21st century, Dundee has built it's ever growing success thanks to various new industries which have helped gain the city recognition. Dundee's design industry has accelerated the city's change into becoming one of the best places to study, explore and learn about art and design.

10 Best Things To See and Do In Dundee in 2024

COMING SOON

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JUST SOME DUNDONIAN WORDS...

CUNDIE

(cun-dee)

A drain, where water goes down.

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

Moira dropped her keys doon the cundie!

USAGE IN A CONVERSATION:

"Peter, yer no gonnae believe it! Av dropped ma keys doon the bloody cundie!"

DOWP

(dou-wp)

A silly person.

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

William thought Jake was a complete dowp.

USAGE IN A CONVERSATION:

"Jake, mate, yer a pure dowp if ye believe he's really gonnae win!"

FLEG

(f-leg)

Scaring someone, either accidentally, or on purpose!

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

David gave Rachel a pure fleg when he walked intae the kitchen.

USAGE IN A CONVERSATION:

"Jings David! You gave me a fleg there! Dinnae no do that!"

TECKLE

(tec-kel)

Something good, great!

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

Andrew thought it was pure teckle that you visited Dundee Culture's website!

USAGE IN A CONVERSATION:

"A'right Francine, its pure teckle that ye went tae visit that Dundee Culture website!"

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PHOTO: Craig Doogan

Craig Doogan is a fantastic photographer and digital artist based in Dundee and one of the best I've came across. He produces some incredible images and captures Dundee at it's best.

Dundee is celebrating ten years of UNESCO City of Design status.

Dundee is the UK's first ever UNESCO City of Design. Given to the city in 2014, it has built on the legacy of the title with the opening of Scotland's first design museum, the V&A Dundee. Dundee's design industry also excels in it's achievements for life sciences, comics, journalism, video games and much more!

Dundee is the home of The Beano which is published by DC Thomson. It is one of the best-selling comic book series of all time and

Dundee was also the home of DMA Design which created the Grand Theft Auto series which is considered one of the best video game series ever created. 

The city also is a hub of life sciences, we are one of the best cities in the country to be a student thanks to our incredible universities and educational institutions.

It's pure teckle yer here!
Get in touch and say hello!

Andrew Batchelor,

Founder of Dundee Culture

andrew.dundeeculture@gmail.com

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