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Trad triumph in Paisley at 2017 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards

The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards celebrated their 15th year in style tonight by bringing the biggest and best names in trad to a glitzy award ceremony in Paisley.

Published: 02 Dec 2017

Kapka Kassabova wins 2017 Saltire Book of the Year Award

Kassabova's book - Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe, looking at the borderlines that exist between countries, cultures and people - was announced as the Scottish Book of the Year at the Saltire Literary Awards 2017.

Published: 01 Dec 2017

£600,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

£600,000 National Lottery funding was awarded to 32 recipients through our Open Project Fund in October 2017, supporting artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across Scotland.

Published: 30 Nov 2017

CashBack for Creativity Open Fund launches

Applications are open for the CashBack for Creativity Open Fund, administered by YouthLink Scotland and funded by Creative Scotland, with a total of £250,000 being invested in community-based arts programmes.

Published: 29 Nov 2017

A tribute to Anna Krzystek

It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Anna Krzystek, Creative Scotland’s Interdisciplinary Performance Officer and a world-renowned choreographer and dance artist.

Published: 28 Nov 2017

Cultural Organisations invited to host Creative Trainees

Creative organisations are invited to apply for funding to host a 12-month Traineeship opportunity for a young person. £100,000 is being made available to support 10 traineeships in the arts, screen and creative industries, to mark the Year of Young People 2018.

Published: 27 Nov 2017

Edinburgh's creative achievements celebrated at annual awards

Creative Edinburgh announce the winners of the 2017 Creative Edinburgh Awards. Spanning arts, creative and digital, the awards recognise ambition, creativity and contribution to the city, with nominations and winners chosen by Edinburgh’s creative community.

Published: 25 Nov 2017

Book Week Scotland launches new Virtual Festival

This year, Book Week Scotland will launch its first-ever Virtual Festival to run alongside the nationwide activities and events. Taking place from 27 November to 3 December, the week will be packed with free, digital events that everyone can enjoy and take part in.

Published: 14 Nov 2017

Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2018 open for applications

As part of the 2017 Robert Louis Stevenson Day celebrations, Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce that the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship for professional writers is now open for applications. Scotland-based writers, who would benefit from time away from their usual environment to develop their work, are encouraged to (...)

Published: 13 Nov 2017

Scottish film and TV companies selected for specialist development support

Film City Futures, in partnership with Scottish Documentary Institute, has announced details of the first cohort of screen sector companies to participate in the newly-established screen sector business development initiative, FOCUS. 

Published: 13 Nov 2017