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National Lottery gives 500 Scottish groups reason to celebrate

Over £3.8 million in National Lottery funds is today being shared by almost 500 groups across Scotland. The windfall means grassroots groups delivering everything from wheelchair football to after-school holiday clubs and drama workshops to hip-hop dance sessions now get the green light to go ahead.

Published: 26 Jun 2017

New report reveals increased levels of confidence in carbon reporting

Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries show increased levels of confidence in carbon reporting and embracing of environmental responsibilities, a new report published by Creative Carbon Scotland today reveals.

Published: 21 Jun 2017

Film fund generates £17.5m for economy

A fund to incentivise film production in Scotland has generated £17.5m for the economy – returning £10 for every pound spent, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop confirmed today, as she announced an additional £250k to strengthen screen sector growth.

Published: 21 Jun 2017

Work begins on Edinburgh Printmakers' Castle Mill Works capital development

Yesterday, Monday 19 June, Edinburgh Printmakers begun work on their new home at Castle Mill Works Fountainbridge, coinciding with the organisation's 50th birthday.

Published: 19 Jun 2017

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award Shortlist Revealed

The ten Shortlisted albums for the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award were revealed this evening at a special BBC Music Day programming of the BBC Radio Scotland Quay Sessions.

Published: 15 Jun 2017

Brave New Words - Edinburgh International Book Festival Launches 2017 Programme

Conversations, performances, lectures, workshops and discussions featuring writers from over 50 countries offer multiple perspectives, interpretations and translations of the changing world around us from 12-28 August.

Published: 13 Jun 2017

Helping music to go Beyond Borders

Cryptic, Falkirk Community Trust and Sound Festival are amongst the eight UK and Ireland based organisations and music groups to receive funding through Beyond Borders co-commissioning and touring programme, PRS for Music Foundation have announced.  

Published: 12 Jun 2017

Join the Alliance of Defiance: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Launches 70th anniversary programme

The official 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme was launched today with shows catering for all ages and appetites, inviting performers and spectators from around the world to join the Alliance of Defiance and celebrate 70 years of defying the norm at the Fringe.

Published: 07 Jun 2017

New six-part murder mystery thriller The Loch from ITV Studios

The beautiful, haunting shores of Scotland’s most iconic loch is the stunning backdrop for new six-part drama, The Loch which is produced by ITV Studios and supported by Creative Scotland's production Growth Fund.

Published: 07 Jun 2017

New funding to nurture the creative talents of young people

Funding to support young people's creativity and a new National Youth Arts Advisory Group for Scotland have been announced by Creative Scotland and Young Scot.

Published: 06 Jun 2017