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Loud and Clear: The event letting disabled people's music be heard

In February, Loud and Clear - an event to celebrate and promote disabled persons music - was held in the Scottish Parliament. We caught up with organiser David Nicolson to find out more about the event and its aims.

13 March 2018

The Bingo-themed comedy musical set for a Full House

This week sees the launch of hilarious new musical comedy Bingo! - about friendship, forgiveness and wishing for more at the Bingo. We spoke to Stellar Quines Producer, Rebecca Davis, to find out more.

8 March 2018

Emerging Critics: Laura Waddell on writing, the arts and criticism today

Emerging Critics is a scheme run by Scottish Review of Books in partnership with Creative Scotland. We caught up with Laura Waddell: a writer and publisher based in Glasgow, who took part in the programme's first round. 

2 March 2018

Collect 2018: Showcasing Scottish design and craft talent

Collect brings together 40 galleries from four continents to showcase some exceptional work from makers, designers and creatives. Now in its 14th year, 2018's event is taking place at London’s Saatchi Gallery from 22 - 25 February, and the programme is packed with Scottish talent, both established and emerging.

22 February 2018

The festival helping the UK to Get Creative this March

From Saturday 17 to Sunday 25 March 2018, the Get Creative Festival will see people coming together to be creative in their local community.

15 February 2018

Premieres and golden oldies to see at Glasgow Film Festival 2018

The fourteenth edition of Glasgow Film Festival is right around the corner, and rest assured: 2018's programme packs a punch. With everything from be-there-or-regret-it premieres to some feel-good-screenings of golden oldies, there's something at #GFF18 for everyone.

14 February 2018

Janet Archer on the Regular Funding 2018-21 decisions

Our Chief Executive Janet Archer gives some background to the Regular Funding 2018-21 decisions, and an update on plans for the new Touring Fund.

26 January 2018

The year ahead in Jazz

With 2018 set to be a jumping year for Jazz across Scotland, our Music Officer Clare Hewitt takes a look at some of the highlights.

15 January 2018

Culture, Clore and more: Lindsay Dunbar on the Clore Fellowship

Each year, 25 individuals from across the cultural sector take part in the Clore Fellowship - a programme of leadership development tailored to the individual. One of the Clore Fellows for 2017/18 is Lindsay Dunbar, the founder of Play Pieces Arts. Here, she describes her experience as a fellow so far.

12 January 2018

Meet the students challenging perceptions with new accessible stage adaptation

A group of students have taken a unique stage adaptation on tour, promoting inclusion in the arts by challenging perceptions and celebrating diversity.

9 January 2018

Culture Republic on preparing for GDPR

In this guest piece, Culture Republic summarise what you need to know and do in response to 2018’s data protection rule changes.

20 December 2017

National Lottery funding - letter from Creative Scotland's Chair

Ben Thomson, the Chair of Creative Scotland, has written to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport regarding concerns about declining revenue from the National Lottery.

9 November 2017

Creativity for everyone - supporting cultural access and engagement

Our Director of Strategy, Philip Deverell, takes a look at Creative Scotland's approach to supporting cultural access and engagement amongst people from Scotland’s more deprived communities.

17 October 2017

Banging the drum for Scotland's creativity

The arts have a huge impact on Scotland, both economically and socially, and we need to talk more about it, says Creative Scotland’s Chief Executive Janet Archer.

6 September 2017

Paisley's bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 is now Scotland's bid

After making the official shortlist, Jean Cameron, project director for Paisley 2021, explains how Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 is now Scotland’s bid.

31 July 2017

Scotland's music on the world stage

In this article originally published by The Herald on Friday 9 June 2017, our Head of Music Alan Morrison reflects on Scotland's music's place on the global stage...

13 June 2017

Alan Morrison: Showcasing Scotland at The Great Escape 2017

Alan Morrison, Head of Music at Creative Scotland, reflects on two busy days of Scottish Showcases at The Great Escape in Brighton...

20 May 2017

Craft Scotland becomes a Scottish Living Wage employer

In this guest post, Craft Scotland explores the wide-reaching benefits of the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation.

4 May 2017

Surveying Scotland's Games Industry - The Next Level

Morgan Petrie, Creative Industries Manager, provides an update on our efforts to better understand Scotland’s Games Industry, and reports on future plans to take this work to the next level.

2 March 2017

Getting creative with care

Creative Learning Officer Sarah McAdam takes a look at some of the creative initiatives aimed at helping young people in care.

28 February 2017