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Glasgow-based Artist Sarah Forrest Announced as Recipient of 2017 Margaret Tait Award

At the world premiere of Kate Davis’ Margaret Tait Award commission Charity (2017) on Monday 20 February, Glasgow Film Festival presented the 2017 Margaret Tait Award to Glasgow-based artist Sarah Forrest.

Published: 21 Feb 2017

Lost In France to broadcast with live reunion gig

A special screening of Niall McCann's documentary Lost In France, exploring the rise of Scotland's independent music scene in the 90s, will be showing at 25 cinemas across the UK and Ireland as part of the Glasgow Film Festival.

Published: 17 Feb 2017

Roanne Dods: an appreciation, by Janet Archer

It is with deep sorrow that we mark the passing of Roanne Dods - mother, partner, cultural leader, creative mentor, inspirational coach and friend.

Published: 16 Feb 2017

Scottish musicians heading to SXSW with International Showcase Fund

Through the International Showcase Fund, Scottish artists are among the acts being supported to perform at the annual SXSW event in March, which combines music, film and interactive conferences and festivals. 

Published: 10 Feb 2017

Claire Byers appointed as Interim Director of Arts & Engagement

We are delighted to announce that Claire Byers has been appointed as Interim Director of Arts & Engagement. She will take up the post on 6 March 2017.

Published: 10 Feb 2017

Scottish books go international with Translation Fund

Designed to encourage international publishers to translate works by Scottish writers, the Publishing Scotland Translation Fund has allocated £25,000 to overseas publishing houses from a variety of locations including Greece, Bulgaria, Estonia, Norway, Germany and France.

Published: 09 Feb 2017

Scotland’s leading festival of dance announces 2017 programme

The second edition of the biennial Dance International Glasgow (DIG), which runs from Friday 21 April to Sunday 21 May, will feature a stunning range of work from some of today’s most exciting choreographers, directors and companies.

Published: 08 Feb 2017

CashBack for Creativity Phase 4 Fund launched

Creative Scotland launches a £1.5m fund that aims to tackle inequalities in the arts by focusing provision on Scotland’s most disadvantaged young people.

Published: 06 Feb 2017

Celtic Connections 2017 takes a bow

Across 18 incredible days Celtic Connections 2017 saw 2,375 musicians from 50 countries performing 800 hours (48,000 minutes) of music across 26 stages in venues throughout Glasgow over the course of the festival.

Published: 05 Feb 2017

Screen Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion Review published

The first comprehensive Review of Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion within Scotland’s Screen Sector has been published today, Tuesday 31 January, 2017 by Creative Scotland.

Published: 31 Jan 2017