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Online events launched to demystify the Life of a Book

Voices from across the Scottish literary sector, authors and poets, agents, publishers, festival programmers, and booksellers, are coming together for Life of a Book: a series of free online events designed to clarify the journey and processes of writing and publishing a book.

Published: 18 Apr 2024

Innovative songwriting collective Hen Hoose launch Beldina Odenyo Bursary in honour of acclaimed musician and theatremaker

Open for applications from 6 May, the new bursary will support a female or non binary unrecorded artist, and comes as the Glasgow-based project gets set to expand its work over the next two years thanks to Creative Scotland funding.

Published: 18 Apr 2024

EAF’s 20th Birthday inaugural programme plans revealed

EAF (Edinburgh Art Festival) today announces the first exhibitions, events, new commissions and collaborations for the festival’s 20th Birthday programme. Save the date for three weeks of packed programme from 9 – 25 August 2024 (press view 8 – 9 August).

Published: 03 Apr 2024

Exporting world-class Scottish Jazz internationally at jazzahead! 2024

Scotland joins the world’s largest international jazz gathering taking place from 11 to 13 April in Bremen, as Creative Scotland support showcasing artists and bursary delegates to reach new markets and secure future opportunities.

Published: 03 Apr 2024

Unlimited awards 15 disabled artists and companies with UK and International Open Awards 2024

Unlimited have announced the names of the 15 projects who will receive between £15,000 to £80,000 to create new work. These projects span a diverse array of artforms, from dance to photography and beyond

Published: 25 Mar 2024

Celebrating Scotland’s diverse cultural landscape: National Lottery funds bolster Scottish creative projects

The National Lottery has given crucial financial backing to cultural endeavours across Scotland in February, through Creative Scotland’s Open Fund awards.

Published: 25 Mar 2024

Collective Architecture and ESALA selected to research net zero readiness of physical infrastructure of Scotland’s creative and cultural sector

Following an open tender process, we are pleased to share that a collaborative project team, comprising of Collective Architecture and Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) have been commissioned to carry out research that will allow Creative Scotland to better understand the net zero readiness of the physical (...)

Published: 22 Mar 2024

Black creative talent in Scotland gets board level boost as charity Be United adds four new Trustees

New board members bring expertise in income generation, strategic planning, environmental expertise and creative development and programming. This compliments the legal, fundraising, funding and social justice and activism that already exists on the Be United Board

Published: 21 Mar 2024

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 2024 programme revealed

The Festival runs from 25 May to 2 June with a jam-packed programme of circus, dance, storytelling and theatre for young people, their schools and families.

Published: 20 Mar 2024

Rachelle Atalla appointed 2024 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow

Scottish-Egyptian writer Rachelle Atalla has been appointed as the 2024 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow, hosted by the Division of Literature and Languages at the University of Stirling and supported by The National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Published: 19 Mar 2024