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.

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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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Our service and how we deliver our work

Creative Scotland is committed to providing an effective and efficient service to those we are here to support and to effectively manage the public funds for which we are responsible.

13 April 2021

Radical approaches to childcare for creatives

A fully-funded research trip to Birmingham in April 2019 to explore innovative solutions to flexible childcare.

13 April 2021


WOMEX – the World Music Expo – is an international music meeting and the biggest conference of the global music scene, featuring a trade fair, talks, films and a showcase festival.

13 April 2021

Get to know: Once Were Farmers

Once Were Farmers works to create an environment that helps graduates get a foot in the door of the industry, hosting programmes like Animation Base Camp with Sony Pictures Animation.

13 April 2021

Create a Puppet, Create Yourself

An Erasmus+ funded project that explores the use of puppetry for social integration. the project piloted the use of puppets with a number of groups including prison groups, addiction recovery groups, and unemployment groups.

13 April 2021

We Eagerly Await Your Complete Submission

Sweætshops is a multidisciplinary artist based in Aberdeen, and is winner of the BUZZCUT Emergent Artist Award - their work is described as “creating intense ritual and allegory out of the waste of 21st century capitalism,”. We Eagerly Await Your Complete Submission was a recipient of Open Project Funding.

13 April 2021

Dovecot’s curators on tapestry legend Archie Brennan

in 2019, Dovecot Studios was awarded national lottery funding through our open Project fund to research and experiment with the tapestry innovations developed by world-renowned Scottish weaver Archie Brennan, leading to the design and creation of a major new tapestry to promote Scottish tapestry skills worldwide.

13 April 2021

Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival

Scotland celebrated the 40th anniversary of its largest, rural performing arts festival in the Summer of 2019 with Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival unveiling its eclectic programme of 50 performing arts events delivering comedy, theatre, dance, music and spoken word.

13 April 2021

Create Syria ahead of Refugee Festival Scotland

In 2019, in partnership with British Council, a delegation from Scottish Refugee Council, Counterpoints Arts and CCA were invited on a see and learn visit to Create Syria in Beirut.

13 April 2021

Get to know... NEoN

NEoN (or North East of North if you’d rather) is a digital arts festival, taking place in Dundee every November. The festival’s mission is the celebrate the best of digital arts, by showcasing work from a range of local, national and international artists.

13 April 2021