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Resources

This section contains a database of all Creative Scotland's publications as well as a growing list of external resources for the arts, screen and creative industries.

The tabs, tags and search options below should allow you to quickly narrow down your search, alternatively you can browse by category on the left of the page.

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Access and enjoyment

We are committed to increasing the quantity and quality of opportunities for people of all ages to experience and learn from, the arts, screen and creative industries, wherever they are in Scotland.

10 December 2015

Leadership and workforce

We want ideas to be brought to life by a diverse, skilled and connected leadership and workforce that is more confident, knowledgeable and connected, helping to develop more sustainable business models.

10 December 2015

Excellence and experimentation

We want excellence and experimentation across the arts, screen and creative industries to be recognised and valued and more diverse high quality artistic and creative work produced and developed across Scotland.

10 December 2015

Place and quality of life

We work in partnership with local authorities and others to ensure that places and quality of life are transformed through imagination, ambition and an understanding of the potential of creativity.

10 December 2015

Showcasing Scottish architecture at the Venice Biennale

How Scottish Architecture featured at the one of the world’s oldest and most respected festivals.

10 December 2015

Making global connections with the British Council

A look at efforts to encourage and support creative collaboration between Scotland, Brazil, South Africa and India.

10 December 2015

Craft Scotland at SOFA Chicago

Scottish-based craft makers take part in a Craft Scotland curated programme at SOFA Chicago - a key event for the international collectors market. 

10 December 2015

IN SITU provides platform for pan-European artists

Twelve years ago, Glasgow-based UZ Arts co-founded IN SITU - a pan-European network for artists and organisations who work in public spaces.

10 December 2015

Away with the Birds

Away with the Birds gave a unique insight into Gaelic song exploring the close relationship between bird, human and ecology on the Isle of Canna.

10 December 2015

New development posts get Scotland dancing

New dance development posts were supported as part of Get Scotland Dancing to help increase participation in dance in Perth and Kinross, Inverclyde and Eilean Siar.

10 December 2015

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Theatre Gu Leòr

A contemporary Gaelic theatre company is committed to producing high quality Gaelic theatre through the use of multi-media and digital technologies.

14 October 2016

Scots Radio

Scots Radio is a monthly podcast that speaks about the culture and news of people who use Scots in their working world. The site features interviews, videos, resources and news.

14 October 2016

Scots Scriever

In partnership with the National Library of Scotland, Creative Scotland funds the Scots Scriever. This two-year residency has a focus on producing original creative work in Scots, and raising awareness, appreciation and use of Scots across the country.

14 October 2016

Stòrlann Nàiseanta na Gàidhlig

Stòrlann Nàiseanta na Gàidhlig coordinates the production and distribution of Gaelic educational resources throughout Scotland. Through their programme, resources are distributed free of charge to nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and lifelong learning groups.

14 October 2016

Scots Hoose

Scots Hoose is a free online resource for children, young people and new Scots writers to inspire and support creativity in the Scots language. Here you can learn more about Scots language, improve writing skills, and discover poems, stories and songs.

14 October 2016

The Royal National Mòd

Celebrating Gaelic language and culture, the Royal National Mòd provides opportunities for people of all ages to perform and compete across a range of disciplines including Gaelic music and song, Highland dance, instrumental, drama, sport and literature.

14 October 2016

Useful links

13 October 2016

BBC ALBA

BBC ALBA is a Gaelic language digital TV channel and features news, sport, drama, documentary and entertainment, as well as children’s programmes.

13 October 2016

An Introduction to Scotland's Languages

Find out about the indigenous languages of Scotland, Gaelic and Scots. Both languages are part of our history and culture with rich oral traditions still very much alive in song, drama and storytelling.

13 October 2016

Fèisean nan Gàidheal

A major voice in promoting Gaelic arts and culture, Fèisean nan Gàidheal provides learning opportunities in Gaelic music, song, dance and drama to over 13,000 young people across Scotland. 

13 October 2016