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2017 Saltire Literary Awards shortlist unveiled

The shortlists for the seven awards that make up the 2017 Saltire Literary Awards, widely regarded as Scotland’s most prestigious book awards, have been announced.

Published: 13 Oct 2017

Update on Regular Funding - October 2017

A further short update, following on from our most recent communication on Regular Funding 2018-21, which we published in August.

Published: 11 Oct 2017

Second annual Scottish Awards for New Music launched

Following on from the inaugural event in 2017, New Music Scotland are pleased to launch the second annual Scottish Awards for New Music.

Published: 09 Oct 2017

Book Week Scotland 2017 programme is launched

The programme for Scotland’s sixth national celebration of books and reading was launched today, with hundreds of events taking place across Scotland run 27 November to 3 December 2017.

Published: 04 Oct 2017

Shift: NTS working on major new arts project for North Lanarkshire

The National Theatre of Scotland is delighted to be working with CultureNL Ltd and North Lanarkshire Council on a large scale participatory arts project, Shift, bringing their unique model of artistic engagement and high impact theatre-making to the people and locations of North Lanarkshire in 2017 and 2018.

Published: 04 Oct 2017

Co-ordinator appointed to help drive culture in Moray

A co-ordinator has been appointed to help strengthen creative development in Moray’s communities.Sandra Morrison has been announced as the new post-holder for the Moray Place Partnership - a joint arts and culture development project between Highlands and islands Enterprise (HIE) and Creative Scotland.

Published: 29 Sep 2017

Organisations invited to host 2018 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship

We are invitingapplications for Scottish-based literature organisations to host the Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship, which aims to encourage organisations to connect with and support writers’ development.

Published: 29 Sep 2017

Talisk to represent Scotland at WOMEX

Multi award-winning Glasgow-based trio Talisk have been selected as the sole UK act to perform in the official programme at WOMEX 17 World Music Expo in the UNESCO City of Music Katowice, Poland, from Wednesday 25 to Sunday 29 October 2017.

Published: 29 Sep 2017

£1.2million National Lottery support for cultural activity across Scotland

£1.2million National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund was awarded to 53 recipients in August 2017, with awards of between £1,462 and £99,849.

Published: 29 Sep 2017

New talent development programme set for Skye

Leading independent Scottish film producer Chris Young, today announces plans for an exciting new talent development programme on Skye in May 2018.

Published: 27 Sep 2017