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Resources

This section contains a database of all Creative Scotland's publications as well as a growing list of external resources for the arts, screen and creative industries.

The tabs, tags and search options below should allow you to quickly narrow down your search, alternatively you can browse by category on the left of the page.

Also see our Publication Scheme which sets out the key information that we routinely make available and how to access it.

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Imaginate's Paul Fitzpatrick: How IPAY put the spotlight on Scotland's work for young audiences

Imaginate's Chief Executive Paul Fitzpatrick reflects on the power of the Scottish presence at IPAY 2019 - the International Performing Arts for Youth showcase event in Philadelphia.

25 January 2019

The multi-lingual play that tells of a forgotten tragedy

Theatre Gu Leor Artistic Director Muireann Kelly shares the process of co-writing Scotties, a play about the young Irish potato pickers who tragically lost their lives in the Kirkintilloch bothy fire of 1937.

26 September 2018

Saving the world (...ish) at Chrysalis Youth Theatre Festival

We speak to writer and director Nicholas Barton-Wines, whose production "How to Save the World...ish" will feature at the Chrysalis Youth Theatre Festival from Friday 17 November.

13 November 2017

Get Creative Weekend 2017

People across the UK will Get Creative next weekend (Friday 7 - Sunday 9 April) as part of a national campaign aimed at celebrating everyday creativity. We find out what's in store at some of the venues putting on events across Scotland.

30 March 2017

One-woman Fringe show goes nuclear as it prepares for tour

Faslane is a unique one-woman show about the UK's nuclear deterrent, written and performed by Jenna Watt. Following an award-winning Edinburgh Fringe debut last year the show is now preparing for its UK tour. We caught up with Jenna and producer Callum Smith to hear about the journey so far.

15 March 2017

More support for theatre and dance producers

The Producers' Project set out to increase capacity in Theatre and Dance production across Scotland, with four venues being selected to host both established and emerging producers. 

10 December 2015

Blood Wedding’s glorious diversity

Blood Wedding was an exciting co-production incorporating accessible aesthetics in a modern retelling of Federico Garcia Lorca’s classic. With a fully inclusive cast, this version placed ‘a glorious diversity’ of people centre stage.

9 December 2015

Al Seed's award-winning Oog goes on tour

Having just finished a hugely successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Al Seed hits the road on Friday 11 Sept to commence a tour of Oog, a new solo piece of physical theatre.

9 September 2015

Heb Celt Festival turns 20

Stornoway's Heb Celt Festival is revered by audiences and performers from all over the world for its stunning location and unique atmosphere.

16 June 2015

Copyright User

Copyright User gives straightforward explanations of commonly asked copyright questions.

24 June 2014

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Creative-Scotland-October-Update-for-CTEEA.pdf

The latest update on Creative Scotland's work to support the sector during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

15 October 2020

September 2020

This edition features Creative Scotland commissioned research on audience intentions of returning to cultural events and venues, including a Scottish population survey carried out by 56 Degree Insight.

14 October 2020

Approved-note-20-August-2020.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 20 August 2020 in PDF format.

9 October 2020

Approved-Minutes-Board-meeting-09072020.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 9 July 2020 in PDF format.

9 October 2020

Covid-19-Emergency-Funds-Terms-and-Conditions-FINAL.pdf

Download the Terms & Conditions for our COVID-19 Emergency Fund in PDF format. Last updated September 2020.

30 September 2020

After-the-Interval-and-Act-2-Scotland-Report.pdf

View and download the report in PDF format

24 September 2020

After the Interval / Act 2: Scotland Audience Research

Audience views on returning to live cultural events, booking tickets now and in the future, and missing out on events during lockdown.

24 September 2020

Creative-Scotland-September-Update-for-CTEEA-FINAL.pdf

The latest update on Creative Scotland's work to support the sector during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

18 September 2020

7-inclusive-principles-EasyRead.pdf

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16 September 2020

covid-summary-final.pdf

View and download the summary report in PDF format.

9 September 2020