Latest News

Looking for an older release? Try searching the archive.

Independent Venue Week 2022 announces its ambassadors for Scotland and Wales

Independent Venue Week (IVW) reveals their next 10th anniversary Ambassadors, with Young Fathers and Adwaith to represent Scotland and Wales respectively.

Published: 30 Nov 2022

New Podcast Showcases Scotland’s Poetry Scene

A new high-quality pilot podcast series exploring new Scottish and world poetry from The Scottish Poetry Library and the Makar Kathleen Jamie is among 46 projects receiving National Lottery funding in the latest round of our Open Fund awards

Published: 29 Nov 2022

New research commissioned into rates of pay for freelancers

We've commissioned new research to inform the development of clearer and more consistent guidance on the application of Industry Standard Rates of Pay for Scotland’s freelance workers.

Published: 24 Nov 2022

Gig series at The Queen’s Hall wins inclusion award

AMPLIFI, created by The Queen’s Hall and We Are Here Scotland and funded by The City of Edinburgh Council and Creative Scotland, won the Inclusion Award at the Creative Edinburgh Awards on Friday 18 November at Summerhall.

Published: 23 Nov 2022

Nominees announced for Scottish Jazz Awards 2022

Nominees for the 10th edition of the Scottish Jazz Awards have been announced, with the public vote now open, to decide which of the stars of the thriving scene will be honoured.

Published: 10 Nov 2022

Applications now open for Dr Gavin Wallace Writer in Residence

Scotland-based mid-career writers are invited to submit applications to undertake a year-long residency to produce new work as part of the prestigious Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship.

Published: 08 Nov 2022

New Technology widens access to Youth Music Making

Teenage Engineering’sinnovative handheld music devices are about to transform  children's early music making experiences thanks to the Scottish Government’s backing of the Youth Music Initiative (YMI) through Creative Scotland.

Published: 03 Nov 2022

Future Funding for Organisations - November 2022 Update

Read the latest update, including information on the context we're operating in, our approach, Multi-Year Funding, the Open Fund for Organisations, and Regularly Funded Organisations.

Published: 03 Nov 2022

Scottish Alternative Music Awards return to Saint Luke's, Glasgow on 8 December 2022

Three of the most compelling acts in Scotland will perform at the Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) prize-giving ceremony at Glasgow’s Saint Luke's on Thursday 8 December 2022.

Published: 01 Nov 2022

If these rooms could talk: New album from Mull Historical Society to be recorded in artist’s grandfather’s former home

New album from multi-award winning musician Colin MacIntyre is one of 50 projects receiving a total of £1,034,661 National Lottery funding in this latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund awards.

Published: 27 Oct 2022