Features

Pier Arts at 40: 'A part of the cultural make-up of our islands'

In 2019, the Pier Arts Centre in Orkney turns 40. We caught up with Director Neil Firth to hear more about the centre’s past, the impact is has on the local community and what the future looks like.

Joining forces: Spring Fling x Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival

This year, the Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival (DGAF) and Spring Fling Open Studios festival have teamed up to offer an arts and cultural extravaganza with 200 high-quality events, activities and performances all across the the region in May and early June (2019).

Crypto-Knitting Circles: Combining feminist thinking and community economies

Crypto-Knitting Circles is a collaboration between artist Ailie Rutherford and designer Bettina Nissen with Swap Market in Govanhill and Platform in Easterhouse, Glasgow to develop the idea of a feminist cryptocurrency.

Cultivate: Look Again's Creative Industries development programme in North East Scotland

Find out more about Cultivate: a project which sought to develop and support the Creative Industries community in the North East of Scotland.

Inside Roger Palmer's REFUGIO

300 years on from the publication of Robinson Crusoe, a new exhibition at Kirkcaldy Galleries by Roger Palmer explores the connections between Daniel Defoe's fiction and Alexander Selkirk's truth.

Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival at 40: Four decades of quality programming

With Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival celebrating its 40th year, we find out more about the festival's history and this year's programme.

'Somewhere to gather, create and celebrate' - the important work of Highland promoters

We catch up with Jo McLean, Chief Executive of the Touring Network, to find out more about their film, If We Didn't Have All That, which helps document the importance of volunteer promoters.

Events celebrating International Women's Day 2019

We've rounded-up five cultural events in Scotland celebrating International Women's Day 2019.

A star event on Lewis: The Hebridean Dark Skies Festival

On Friday 8 February, The Hebridean Dark Skies Festival begins on the Isle of Lewis. Running until Thursday 21 February, many events take place at An Lanntair, with everything from stargazing, talks and workshops by leading scientists, to film screenings, live music, theatre, family events, and much more happening over (...)

Creative Christmas: Where to buy festive art and craft gifts in Scotland this season

Wanting to avoid crowded department stores this Christmas? Why not buy artwork, crafts and other special items? Not only will the gifts be all the more special, it’s a great way to support independent artists, makers, crafters and arts spaces.