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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

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

Trails and Tales programme gets creative with local history

Trails and Tales is a multi-faceted arts and heritage programme which brings artists together with communities across East Dunbartonshire to explore their own local history and heritage

30 March 2016

Bringing trad music to school

By bringing traditional music and song to every primary school pupil across the Highland Region, this project builds skills and confidence in its young participants, whilst also developing the tutors and boosting the wider community.

10 December 2015

Hyperchoreography gets audiences dancing

Goat Media’s ongoing journey through innovative and interactive dance experiences – fusing choreography and technology together, and giving participants the chance to become a central part of the action.

9 December 2015

A celebration of books for all ages

Book Week Scotland is a national celebration of books and the written word run by Scottish Book Trust in partnership with Creative Scotland, Scotland’s libraries and a host of other partners.

9 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

Disabled artists and the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme

Disabled artists made a significant contribution to the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme, creating and presenting new and exciting work for everyone, and responding with vision and energy to the call to create the most ambitious programme of cultural activity every seen in Scotland.

9 December 2015

Annual Plan 2014-15

The Annual Plan for 2014-15 details our activities for the year, budgets and performance measures. It also explains how we will deliver our work to support the ambitions and priorities set out earlier this year in Creative Scotland’s 10-year shared plan, Unlocking Potential, Embracing Ambition.

11 June 2014

Cultural Attendance and Public Mental Health

The research on the health benefits of intensive engagement with creative and cultural activities through art therapy and workshops led by artists is well recognised in the literature on cultural impact. In general, this engagement involves small numbers and, in the current climate, is unlikely to receive sufficient investment to make a difference at a population level.

1 July 2010

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Screen-Film-Talent-Development-v1.0.pdf

Download this section of the Privacy Notice for this fund, in PDF format.

20 January 2020

January 2020

In the January 2020 edition of the Research Round Up, you'll find four health and wellbeing related reports, including the evaluation report from the Bandrum arts in care project and a review of the development of the creative ageing sector over the past decade.

10 January 2020

YMI-v1.0.pdf

Download this section of the Privacy Notice for this fund, in PDF format.

7 January 2020

Annual-Plan-2019-FINAL.pdf

Download Creative Scotland's Annual Plan for 2019/20, in PDF format.

24 December 2019

Annual Plan 2019-20

We produce an Annual Plan each year, which sets out our budgets, our priority areas of work and explains the work we will deliver over the course of the next 12 months to support the arts, screen and creative industries

24 December 2019

CBFC-19-20-2.pdf

Download the 2017-18 Annual Report for the CashBack for Creativity programme, in PDF format.

23 December 2019

CashBack for Creativity - Annual Report 2018/19

This report tells the story of Year Two of Phase 4 of the programme, with stories from some of the young people who have taken part and grown through the programme.

23 December 2019

Annual Review 2018/19

This report is our Annual Review of Performance covering the period from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

19 December 2019

Annual-Review-2019-FINAL.pdf

View and download the Annual Review of Performance 2018/19 in PDF format.

19 December 2019

International

Examples of creative individuals and organisations that we supported in 2018/19, who are operating in a broader national and international context, helping to make Scotland a distinctive creative nation connected to the world.

19 December 2019