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One week remaining for Scotland’s Black music creators and industry professionals to apply for Power Up Programme

Apply now for Power Up! Open until 6pm, Wednesday 10 March for Scotland’s Black music creators and industry professionals, a ground-breaking new initiative set up by PRS Foundation with support from Creative Scotland.

Published: 03 Mar 2021

Andrew Black Announced as Recipient of the 2021 Margaret Tait Award

LUX Scotland have announced artist Andrew Black as the twelfth recipient of the £15,000 Margaret Tait Award, Scotland’s most prestigious moving image prize for artists.

Published: 02 Mar 2021

Alan Bett appointed as Head of Literature & Publishing

Following an open recruitment process, Creative Scotland is delighted to announce that Alan Bett has been appointed as the Head of Literature & Publishing.

Published: 26 Feb 2021

Hardship Fund for Creative & Screen Freelancers to re-open on 2 March

The Scottish Government’s £9million Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers, delivered by Creative Scotland and Screen Scotland, will re-open for applications at 2pm, Tuesday 2 March 2021.

Published: 25 Feb 2021

Emergency relief funds reach grassroots music venues

82 venues across Scotland have received a total of £4million through the Scottish Government’s Grassroots Music Venues Stabilisation Fund delivered by Creative Scotland.

Published: 24 Feb 2021

Over £1.6m National Lottery and Scottish Government funds for creative projects and development

58 projects are sharing in over £1.6 million of National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.

Published: 23 Feb 2021

Soundhouse announces its new online Spotlight series of concerts

The team behind Edinburgh Tradfest is delighted to present its 2021 online series of Spotlight concerts: ten intimate gigs, presented as-live, and featuring 16 of the best emerging and established acts from the world of traditional folk, jazz, and Americana music.

Published: 18 Feb 2021

Recipients of Youth Arts Funding announced

£2.1m of Scottish Government emergency Youth Arts Funds are being awarded to 92 projects across the country to help ensure children and young people continue to have access to creative opportunities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published: 18 Feb 2021

Scottish Grant Recipients Announced for New International Collaboration Fund

British Council Scotland and Creative Scotland have announced the nine recipients of the Connect and Collaborate fund.

Published: 18 Feb 2021

Announcement of Culture Collective recipients

£6 million of Scottish Government emergency COVID-19 funds will support creative practitioners, organisations and communities to work together across Scotland to help shape the future of local cultural life.

Published: 16 Feb 2021