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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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November 2017

The Scottish Household Survey provides headline figures on cultural engagement; impact is explored in a range of reports focussing on happiness, wellbeing, educational attainment and regeneration; and there are a number of studies which explore the creative labour force including a specific focus on diversity in the screen sector.

1 November 2017

2016/17

Creative Scotland's Annual Report, Accounts and National Lottery Accounts for the financial year ending 31 March 2017.

27 October 2017

CS-NLDF-Annual-Report-and-Financial-Statements-1617.pdf

Download Creative Scotland's National Lottery Distribution Fund Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2017, in PDF format.

27 October 2017

CS-Annual-Report-and-Financial-Statements-1617-FINAL.pdf

Download a copy of Creative Scotland's Annual Report and Accounts for the financial year ended 31 March 2017.

27 October 2017

CS-SE-PA-Year-1-Update.pdf

This report provides an update on the work undertaken in the context of the Partnership Agreement between Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise, published October 2017.

24 October 2017

Narrative: Jenni Fagan on rehabilitation through art

A new exhibition of artwork from prisons, secure hospitals, secure children’s homes and community justice services in Scotland is being curated by acclaimed author and poet Jenni Fagan. We spoke to Jenni to find out more about the project.

19 October 2017

2017-07-04-Letter-of-Guidance.pdf

Guidance letter from the Cabinet Secretary to Creative Scotland, outlining their priorities for the year 2017-18.

13 October 2017

SMHAF: The festival exploring mental health through creativity

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) is one of Scotland's most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature. We take a look at five different events running throughout this year's festival.

11 October 2017

Talisk: 'We hope that WOMEX gets how progressive the music in Scotland is'

Award-winning Glasgow-based trio Talisk have been selected to perform at WOMEX 17 World Music Expo in Poland. We spoke to them ahead of their performance to find out how it feels to be selected, what they're hoping to take away from the experience and what's in store for the future.

11 October 2017

Wigtown Book Festival: Accessible, inclusive and packed with top authors

The Wigtown Book Festival is one of the UK's best-loved literary events, packed with over 200 events and activities for all ages. We spoke to Adrian Turpin, the festival's Artistic Director, to find out more about the 2017 programme, what he is looking forward to this year, and an initiative to use live subtitling at key events.

20 September 2017

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November 2017

The Scottish Household Survey provides headline figures on cultural engagement; impact is explored in a range of reports focussing on happiness, wellbeing, educational attainment and regeneration; and there are a number of studies which explore the creative labour force including a specific focus on diversity in the screen sector.

1 November 2017

2016/17

Creative Scotland's Annual Report, Accounts and National Lottery Accounts for the financial year ending 31 March 2017.

27 October 2017

CS-NLDF-Annual-Report-and-Financial-Statements-1617.pdf

Download Creative Scotland's National Lottery Distribution Fund Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2017, in PDF format.

27 October 2017

CS-Annual-Report-and-Financial-Statements-1617-FINAL.pdf

Download a copy of Creative Scotland's Annual Report and Accounts for the financial year ended 31 March 2017.

27 October 2017

CS-SE-PA-Year-1-Update.pdf

This report provides an update on the work undertaken in the context of the Partnership Agreement between Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise, published October 2017.

24 October 2017

Narrative: Jenni Fagan on rehabilitation through art

A new exhibition of artwork from prisons, secure hospitals, secure children’s homes and community justice services in Scotland is being curated by acclaimed author and poet Jenni Fagan. We spoke to Jenni to find out more about the project.

19 October 2017

2017-07-04-Letter-of-Guidance.pdf

Guidance letter from the Cabinet Secretary to Creative Scotland, outlining their priorities for the year 2017-18.

13 October 2017

SMHAF: The festival exploring mental health through creativity

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) is one of Scotland's most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature. We take a look at five different events running throughout this year's festival.

11 October 2017

Talisk: 'We hope that WOMEX gets how progressive the music in Scotland is'

Award-winning Glasgow-based trio Talisk have been selected to perform at WOMEX 17 World Music Expo in Poland. We spoke to them ahead of their performance to find out how it feels to be selected, what they're hoping to take away from the experience and what's in store for the future.

11 October 2017

Wigtown Book Festival: Accessible, inclusive and packed with top authors

The Wigtown Book Festival is one of the UK's best-loved literary events, packed with over 200 events and activities for all ages. We spoke to Adrian Turpin, the festival's Artistic Director, to find out more about the 2017 programme, what he is looking forward to this year, and an initiative to use live subtitling at key events.

20 September 2017