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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.

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More support for theatre and dance producers

The Producers' Project set out to increase capacity in Theatre and Dance production across Scotland, with four venues being selected to host both established and emerging producers. 

10 December 2015

Burgh Hall refurb to reinvigorate Dunoon

The redevelopment of a historic 19th Century hall into a vibrant cultural centre is intended to stimulate wider regeneration in the coastal town of Dunoon.

10 December 2015

Bringing trad music to school

By bringing traditional music and song to every primary school pupil across the Highland Region, this project builds skills and confidence in its young participants, whilst also developing the tutors and boosting the wider community.

10 December 2015

Glasgow hub tackles gap in youth arts provision

Glasgow Youth Arts Hub was established by Glasgow Connected Arts Network and partners to provide organisations and young people with a central point for learning, signposting and engagement in the city and beyond.

10 December 2015

New partnerships unlock Aberdeen’s creative potential

Embracing the contribution that places make to a creative Scotland, the Aberdeen Place Partnership looked to work with key partners across the city to address the challenges and opportunities facing its cultural sector.

10 December 2015

From cups of tea to flights overseas – using data to reduce carbon

Travel related carbon emissions are fiddly and time consuming to track. One innovative solution is a unique web-based tool aimed to simplify the process, and improve small organisations’ expenses claim systems at the same time.

10 December 2015

Annual Reviews

We will produce a Review every year to accompany our Annual Report, Accounts and National Lottery Accounts for the same period.

9 December 2015

Annual Review 2014/15

This report is our first Annual Review of Performance, and covers the period from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015.

9 December 2015

Musical experimentation with Alternative Currents

We take a look at how AC Projects delivered inventive events like Counterflows and Techtonics, presenting work from the experimental end of the modern music spectrum.

9 December 2015

Hyperchoreography gets audiences dancing

Goat Media’s ongoing journey through innovative and interactive dance experiences – fusing choreography and technology together, and giving participants the chance to become a central part of the action.

9 December 2015

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June 2016

In this issue diversity in the Screen Sector is the focus of a number of reports, several longitudinal studies have been published, Nesta look at crowdfunding and technology and a new report reveals attitudes towards the BBC across the UK.

20 June 2016

Mapping Film Exhibition in Scotland

The results of research into public screening facilities across Scotland are outlined in a report by Drew Wylie Ltd for Creative Scotland.

10 June 2016

Mapping Film Exhibition in Scotland - June 2016

Download a pdf version of the report based on research conducted by Drew Wylie Ltd for Creative Scotland. Published 10 June 2016.

10 June 2016

Screen Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion Survey Findings

As part of the Screen Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion Review, this wide-ranging survey gathered practitioners’ experiences and views on perceived barriers to participation and progression in the Sector.

26 May 2016


Starcatchers is a pioneering organisation that specialises in performances and creativity for babies, toddlers and young children aged 0-5 and their parents and carers in Scotland.

17 May 2016

April 2016

Featuring VisitScotland’s visitor survey, findings from the AHRC’s Cultural Value project, a recent EU report exploring cultural heritage, new research from UNESCO on cultural diversity and much more.

22 April 2016

Creative Europe

Creative Europe is the European Union's Programme to support the cultural, creative and audiovisual sectors.

5 April 2016

Arts and Criminal Justice Programme Evaluation

This evaluation focusses on a number of arts projects within both the criminal and community justice systems funded through the Arts and Criminal Justice Programme.

4 February 2016

Working in Scottish Prisons - guide for artists

This guide is designed to support artists and practitioners who are engaged in the delivery of creative work in the context of a prison or secure institution.

4 February 2016

February 2016

This issue includes measures of the creative industries at UK, European and global level, results from a survey on social mobility in the arts, several reports exploring the use of digital technology as well as reports on theatre attendance, early years work, arts and criminal justice and intangible cultural heritage

4 February 2016