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A spotlight on Scotland’s talents at prestigious IPAY event

A delegation of Scottish artists, producers and companies are heading to the prestigious International Performing Arts for Youth showcase event in Philadelphia to promote our highly regarded children’s theatre and dance sector internationally.

Published: 14 Jan 2019

£945k National Lottery cash boost kicks off the new year

The year has gotten off to a flying start for 143 arts, sports and community groups across Scotland, thanks to a New Year National Lottery cash boost totalling £945,298.

Published: 10 Jan 2019

12 creative companies receive funding to Go, See, Share

12 creative businesses from across Scotland have been selected to participate in the Go See Share initiative, supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Published: 09 Jan 2019

£857k National Lottery support for cultural activity across Scotland

£857,510 of National Lottery funding was awarded to 39 recipients through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund in November 2018.

Published: 20 Dec 2018

New fund to strengthen links between Scottish artists and Europe

British Council Scotland and Creative Scotland are seeking proposals for bids to their £100k partnership fund to support individuals and organisations working in the Scottish arts sector to strengthen relationships with counterparts in Europe.

Published: 19 Dec 2018

First round of awards for Touring Theatre and Dance projects announced

17 theatre and dance projects will tour across Scotland from Spring 2019 – Summer 2020, supported by £1.2million of National Lottery funding.

Published: 18 Dec 2018

Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland and The University of Edinburgh launches First Footing

First Footing - a new nationwide, seven-month residency with international percussive dance artist and dance researcher Nic Gareiss - has been launched.

Published: 13 Dec 2018

Summerhall to host 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship

Edinburgh’s multi-arts complex and events venue Summerhall has been selected by Creative Scotland to host the 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship.

Published: 13 Dec 2018

Creative Scotland response to Scottish Government's Proposed Budget 2019/20

Following the Scottish Government's proposed budget announcement, we are pleased to say that Creative Scotland’s Grant in Aid budget for 2019/20 is £62million, remaining broadly the same as in 2018/19.

Published: 12 Dec 2018

Screen Scotland seeks operator for major Film & TV production facility

Screen Scotland today launches a tender process inviting proposals from private developers to lease, refurbish and operate a permanent world-class film and television production facility at 31 Bath Road (formerly the Pelamis building), Port of Leith, Edinburgh.

Published: 07 Dec 2018