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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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What it's like to work as part of the NYAAG

Hannah Poyner from Inverness talks to us about her experience of being a member of NYAAG - the National Youth Arts Advisory Group.

3 December 2018

How Creative Traineeships are helping young people to 'get a foot in the door'

In February 2018, we announced nine year-long full time traineeships for young people aged between 16-24, which were developed to help young people progress a career in the arts, screen and creative industries. We caught up with a handful of trainees to find out how they're getting on.

17 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

TTS-Digital-Evaluation.pdf

Key findings from research looking at the TTS.Digital programme. This report was produced by Research Scotland between February 2016 to September 2016. Download the report in PDF format.

20 January 2017

YAVs report from the TTS Unconvention

We hear from four of Time to Shine’s national youth arts advisory group Youth Arts Voice Scotland about their experience of helping to deliver the youth-led TTS Unconvention.

4 November 2016

TTS-Key-Findings.pdf

Download the key findings from research undertaken by Research Scotland in the first two years of the Time To Shine programme from April 2014 to September 2016.

20 October 2016

Young people embrace the arts in West Dunbartonshire with #FreshCreations

We take a look at how a youth arts hub in West Dunbartonshire is transforming access to the arts for young people.

30 March 2016

Evaluation of Youth Music Initiative

A new report reveals the positive and wide reaching impact on young people of the nationwide Youth Music Initiative.

7 October 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

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Mainstreaming-Report-2017-19.pdf

View and download the report in PDF format.

27 October 2020

Arts-in-Education-Recovery-v2.pdf

Download the report on the Arts in Education Recovery Survey in PDF format.

26 October 2020

Arts in Education Recovery Survey

Our Arts in Education survey ran from 3 - 21 August 2020, and sought to provide us with a better understanding of where the arts are well-placed to work with education and learning partners in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

26 October 2020

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