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Read our previous newsletters

May 2023

We're kicking off Pride Month early thanks to the National Lottery, whose funding is empowering LGBTQIA+ voices from across Scotland to share their stories in the latest round of our Open Fund awards.

Published: 30 May 2023

April 2023

This month we've got festivals across the country, PITCH, Make Music Day and SoundPlay Projects among a bumper crop of 85 projects supported by the National Lottery in this month's Open Fund.

Published: 10 May 2023

March 2023

This month we've got news on the 46 creative projects receiving National Lottery funding through the Open Fund, a new report with Education Scotland and two funds that have opened for applications.

Published: 30 Mar 2023

February 2023

This month we have welcome news from the Scottish Government reversing the £6.6m reduction proposed in the Draft Budget and restoring our Grant-in-Aid budget to £63m. We've also launched two brand new funds for organisations supported by the National Lottery, and introduced sector sessions to help you prepare an application (...)

Published: 20 Mar 2023

January 2023

This month, more than 50 creative projects have received National Lottery funding, we opened a new fund to support publishers with Scottish Poetry Library, and the first festivals of 2023 are kicking off.

Published: 30 Jan 2023
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Office Address

Creative Scotland
Waverley Gate
2 - 4 Waterloo Place

Opening hours

9am to 5pm

Monday to Friday

By Rail or by Bus

Waverley Gate is just a few minutes’ walk from Edinburgh Waverley Train Station, tram links on Princes Street, and bus stops at the top of Leith Walk and on North Bridge and Waterloo Place.

By Car

Car parking is limited at Waverley Gate and in the surrounding areas. Please get in touch with us in advance to check availability of our visitor parking space or use parking available at the St James’ Quarter or the Omni Centre.

More Info

Access Information for Disabled Visitors (.pdf)

Office Address

Creative Scotland
The Lighthouse
Mitchell Lane
Glasgow G1 3NU

Opening hours

9am to 5pm

Monday to Friday

By Train

The Lighthouse is located just off Buchanan Street, minutes’ walk from both Glasgow Central Station and Glasgow Queen Street Station.

By Car

There is no onsite parking, but you can use the NCP car park on Mitchell Street which is within easy walking distance to the Lighthouse.

Access Information

The Lighthouse front entrance is accessible from street level through either a revolving door or an automatic sliding door. The Creative Scotland office is on the 2nd floor, accessible by lift or escalator. All visitors should report to our reception on the 2nd floor in the first instance. The office is on one level with security buzzer access at the main door.

Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted. Accessible toilets can be found within the building with directional signage in place.