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Final stitches sewn in the Arbroath tapestry

After 1,950 hours of needlework, the final stitches of the Arbroath Tapestry have been sewn by a highly-skilled group of Angus embroidery and textile artists, created as part of the Arbroath 2020 celebrations.

Published: 23 Jan 2020

Creative practitioners receive funding to Go, See, Share

Seven creative practitioners and projects from across Scotland have been selected to participate in the Go See Share Creative Industries initiative, supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Published: 14 Jan 2020

Scottish and world folk music industry join forces in support of Australian bushfires

Leading music festivals, events and artists have rallied together to raise funds in support of those affected by the unprecedented Australian bushfires, currently destroying parts of the country.

Published: 10 Jan 2020

Top Scots Trad, Folk and Gaelic Musicians bringing in a Scottish New Year in Australia

Celebrations mark the beginning of the Year of Scotland in Australia 2020 - the largest ever showcase of traditional Scottish music and heritage in Australia.

Published: 19 Dec 2019

Mentoring scheme for emerging Gaelic arts critics

Creative Scotland invites applications from fluent Gaelic speakers interested in developing careers in arts criticism, to join a new mentoring scheme.

Published: 18 Dec 2019

New opportunities to diversify cultural commentary

Aspiring disabled arts writers and journalists are invited to join a new career development programme set up to increase the diversity of people working in the arts by improving access to career progression.

Published: 18 Dec 2019

Moat Brae National Centre for Children’s Writing to host Writers Fellowship

It has been announced that Moat Brae National Centre for Children’s Writing will host the 2020 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship.

Published: 17 Dec 2019

38 creative projects across Scotland share in over £720,000 of National Lottery funding

Read all about the latest Open Project Fund awards, through which 38 creative projects share over £720,000 of National Lottery funding.

Published: 16 Dec 2019

The Scottish Awards for New Music 2020: Nominations now open

Nominations for the fourth annual Scottish Awards for New Music are now open.

Published: 13 Dec 2019

Latest round of Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance recipients announced

The latest round of Creative Scotland’s Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance has been announced. The funding is enabling new tours of acclaimed theatre and dance projects - including circus for babies, gritty drama, and musical comedy capers exploring themes from international friendship to mental health.

Published: 11 Dec 2019