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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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Arts Infopoint UK

Arts Infopoint UK is a pilot initiative to support the arts sector with free information on practical issues relating to artist mobility.

22 January 2021

COVID19-Audience-Report-Wave-2-Summary.pdf

Download the Summary report in PDF format

14 January 2021

RFO-Comms-27-Nov-2020.pdf

Communication issued to Creative Scotland's Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) on 27 November 2020.

13 January 2021

November 2020

This edition features Creative Scotland commissioned research on audience intentions and the latest Covid-19 research, including UNESCO’S policy guide for a resilient creative sector, and a systematic literature review of studies surrounding singing and brass, woodwind and bagpipe playing.

7 January 2021

BiodiversityReport_CreativeScotland_Level3.pdf

This Biodiversity Report outlines the steps Creative Scotland is taking to incorporate biodiversity measures into our wider policies, plans and strategies. In PDF format.

16 December 2020

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

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

16 December 2020

Performing Arts Self-isolation Exemption Scotland

Travelling or returning to Scotland for work as a performing arts professional during COVID-19: Scottish Government Self-isolation Exemptions Guidance.

16 December 2020