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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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The Performing Artist's Audience Workbook

The Performing Artist’s Audience Workbook is designed to encourage artists to think more about potential audiences, and explore the value their work brings to those who experience it.

21 February 2020

Starcatchers

Starcatchers is a pioneering organisation that specialises in performances and creativity for babies, toddlers and young children aged 0-5 and their parents and carers in Scotland.

17 May 2016

Creative Place Awards Resources

To help you in pulling your Creative Place Awards application together, we thought it would be useful to signpost you to some relevant information and online resources.

18 November 2014

Time to Shine - Youth Arts Award Index

This document offers a summary of Youth Arts award schemes currently available in Scotland.

26 September 2014

Copyright User

Copyright User gives straightforward explanations of commonly asked copyright questions.

24 June 2014

Artquest

Artquest shares the resources, networks and opportunities you need to develop your visual arts practice.

24 March 2014

NESTA

Nesta is an innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life.

24 March 2014

Dance UK

A membership organisation for all dancers, Dance UK is the national voice for the dance profession. It aims to improve the conditions in which dance is created, performed and experienced.

24 March 2014

Scottish Music Centre

Up to the minute info on every aspect of Scotland's music. From traditional to indie, classical, jazz and everything in between.

24 March 2014

Scottish Music Industry Association

The SMIA exists to champion and strengthen Scotland’s music industry, promoting its vibrancy and influence at home and overseas.

24 March 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