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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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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

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

Culture 2014 Programme Guide

An introduction to the events and exhibitions taking place across Scotland during Glasgow 2014.

17 June 2014

Senscot

Senscot builds and services a network to help social entrepreneurs become more effective.

24 March 2014

Visiting Arts

Visiting Arts provide information and advice, create opportunities for artists to make new connections, and provide training for established and emerging cultural professionals.

24 March 2014

Public Art Online

A public art information site which provides guidance and examples of public art practice from around the UK and internationally.

24 March 2014

Creative Arts Business Network

Dedicated support for the creative arts sector in the Scottish Borders

24 March 2014

Business Gateway

Whatever stage your business is at, Business Gateway offer a wide range of professional resources and support. All are designed to help you learn new skills, create opportunities and develop strategies for a sustainable business.

24 March 2014

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Enterprise identify and exploit opportunities for Scotland's economic growth by supporting Scottish companies to compete, helping to build globally competitive sectors, attracting new investment and creating a world-class business environment.

24 March 2014

Just Enterprise

Just Enterprise supports the enterprising third sector in Scotland.Supported by the Scottish Government, Just Enterprise assists social enterprises who show the greatest potential to grow and develop sustainably - that could be in terms of income, employment or contracts secured.

24 March 2014

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Approved-Board-Minutes-26-November.pdf

View and download the Creative Scotland Board Minutes from 26 November 2020 in PDF format.

4 March 2021

2021

View and download Creative Scotland board minutes from 2021.

3 March 2021

February 2021

This first edition of 2021 features a summary of findings from our recent COVID-19 Scottish Creative Sectors Survey, research on the Economic Value of Culture and a report on artist working conditions, and the latest research from the Screen sector.

1 March 2021

COVID-19-Sector-Survey-final.pdf

Download the Summary Report in PDF format

25 February 2021

COVID-19-Sector-Survey-narrative.pdf

Download the Summary narrative in PDF format

25 February 2021

COVID-19 Scottish Creative Sectors Survey

This report provides a summary of our survey of the Scottish creative sectors that asked about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020 and ongoing challenges for 2021.

24 February 2021

Angus-MIE-Report-Aug-2010.pdf

Download the report in PDF format.

22 February 2021

Creative-Scotland-CTEEA-submission-and-January-Update.pdf

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

1 February 2021

Platforms for Creative Excellence Programme Evaluation Report

This interim report reflects what happened in the first year of the PlaCE programme and before the COVID-19 pandemic.

29 January 2021