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Cultural regeneration on display as Govan Music Festival celebrates success

Over its four days, from 13 to 16 March 2024, the diverse and welcoming event saw attendances of 1000 pass through the doors of venues right across Glasgow’s historic district, from the Fairfield Club to Edmiston House.

Published: 18 Mar 2024

Statement from Creative Scotland on Rein

Following a review of the application, assessment, and contractual agreement regarding the project Rein, Creative Scotland has made the decision to withdraw support for this project and will be seeking recovery of funding paid in respect of this award to date.

Published: 14 Mar 2024

Full programme announced for Edinburgh Tradfest 2024

Edinburgh Tradfest is delighted to announce full details of its 2024 programme of traditional music, storytelling, film, workshops, talks, ceilidhs, and special events taking place at various venues across the city, thanks to continued support from The National Lottery through Creative Scotland and from the William Grant Foundation.

Published: 13 Mar 2024

Edinburgh International Festival’s 2024 Programme Brings Audiences and Artists Closer Together Than Ever Before

The Edinburgh International Festival unveils an expansive programme of world-leading opera, music, theatre and dance from 2 to 25 August 2024, when the original festival that defines Edinburgh as the world's Festival City returns for another year.

Published: 07 Mar 2024

Pupils from Hillhead primary in Glasgow’s West End perform at Scottish Parliament as part of a celebration of the arts in Scotland

12 young pupils from Hillhead Primary, current title holders of Slam Masters of the Scottish Youth Poetry Slam, were the opening performance at a special parliamentary reception by Creative Scotland to celebrate the arts at the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 20 February.

Published: 28 Feb 2024

Cultural Bridge announces funding for 20 new UK-Germany arts partnerships

Cultural Bridge has announced its third annual programme of 20 new partnerships for 2024-2025 between United Kingdom and Germany-based organisations, who have been awarded a total of £310,000 to develop creative and cultural projects exploring issues faced by communities across both countries.

Published: 28 Feb 2024

Multi-Year Funding Programme - Outcome from Stage One of the application process

285 organisations will progress to Stage Two of the Multi-Year Funding application process, representing an annual ask of £87.4m.

Published: 27 Feb 2024

Powerful new stories: National Lottery funds awarded to compelling cultural projects across Scotland

The latest round of recipients of The National Lottery’s Open Fund have been announced by Creative Scotland and include several projects which tell powerful and affecting stories.

Published: 26 Feb 2024

Scotland at SXSW Showcase line-up announced

Scotland’s Music Convention, Wide Days is set to return to the USA’s leading music industry conference South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, hosting an official showcase of Scottish talent, supported by The National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Published: 21 Feb 2024

Creative Scotland is delighted to announce the appointment of Emma Nicolson as its new Head of Visual Arts

Following an extensive recruitment process, Emma Nicolson takes up the role of Head of Visual Arts after Amanda Catto’s retirement in December.

Published: 21 Feb 2024