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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.

There's something about Forres: Exploring this Creative Place

In the west of the Moray Speyside region, perched on the Bay of Findhorn, lies Forres: an area is know for its natural beauty, as well as an abundance of creative activity and cultural events. In 2015, this was recognised when Forres won a Creative Place Award.

Tuning in to the Epic Awards

We take a look at Scotland's 2017 Epic Awards winner, the RE-Tune Project, which offers people with mental health difficulties the chance to make, and then play, their own stringed instrument.

Collaboration at the heart of Scotland's creative industries

The Creative Industries team at Creative Scotland is focused on supporting the growth of more sustainable creative businesses. As part of this, we supported Creative Edinburgh and Creative Dundee and other partners and businesses during 2016/17 to produce a series of events exploring opportunities to discuss business models, collective working (...)

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.

Helping cultural organisations contribute to Scotland's sustainability

From April 2018, Regularly Funded Organisations will need to develop plans to reduce their carbon emissions, with other recipients of funding encouraged to do the same. Find out about the support available for this new area of work.

Craft Scotland Summer Show makes waves in Edinburgh

The Craft Scotland Summer Show is an annual selling exhibition, showcasing contemporary, design-led craft throughout August in Edinburgh. Here, a selection of Summer Show makers talk about their favourite pieces they have made for the show, and what makes it extra special to them.

The story of Sura Medura

Ahead of an exhibition at The Briggait, Glasgow, we speak to Artistic Director of UZ Arts Neil Butler about Sri Lankan international artist residency centre Sura Medura...

Get Creative Weekend 2017

People across the UK will Get Creative next weekend (Friday 7 - Sunday 9 April) as part of a national campaign aimed at celebrating everyday creativity. We find out what's in store at some of the venues putting on events across Scotland.

Celebrating International Women's Day 2017

We recognise just some of the female practitioners working across the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland today who are creating bold work and leading change.