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New report reveals £85.3m emergency COVID funds reached arts, screen and creative industries from March 2020 to September 2021

A new independent report published today, Thursday 11 August confirms that emergency COVID-19 funds of £85.3m from the Scottish Government, distributed through Creative Scotland, reached individuals and organisations working in Scotland’s culture and creative sector, between March 2020 and September 2021.

Published: 11 Aug 2022

Findhorn Bay Festival launches its full Festival programme

The 4th Findhorn Bay Festival will take place from Friday 23 September - Sunday 2 October and will present a journey of exploration and discovery for Scotland’s Year of Stories offering glimpses into the past and hopes for the future, and experiences of nature, culture and adventure.

Published: 02 Aug 2022

Future Funding for Organisations - August 2022 Update

Read our latest update on the work to develop the Future Funding Framework, including Multi-Year Funding and the revised Open Fund for Organisations. It follows on from our previous update provided in February 2022.

Published: 01 Aug 2022

Women in business & folklore focus of new storytelling work

88 creative projects receive over £1.9m in latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund.

Published: 29 Jul 2022

Traditional cultures and environmental issues feature in the latest round of theatre and dance tours

Ten theatre and dance productions have received nearly £1m National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland’s Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance.

Published: 28 Jul 2022

Invitation to Tender - Rates of Pay Guidance Research

Creative Scotland is seeking an experienced researcher/consultant to undertake a piece of work relating to Creative Scotland’s Rates of Pay Guidance.

Published: 27 Jul 2022

Applications for the Sound of Young Scotland award open

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award have announced the opening of applications for The Sound of Young Scotland Award, supported by Ticketmaster, the Youth Music Initiative (funded by the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland) and Youth Music.

Published: 25 Jul 2022

Doric creative sought for Scots Scriever role

Applications are now open for the Aberdeenshire Scriever residency hosted by the National Library of Scotland. This year, the Library is giving one Aberdeenshire-based writer the opportunity to develop creative work in Doric.

Published: 15 Jul 2022

PRS Foundation’s UK and Republic of Ireland co-commissioning and touring initiative, Beyond Borders, opens for applications

PRS Foundation, the UK’s leading charitable funder of new music and talent development announces today that its UK and Republic of Ireland initiative, Beyond Borders, is open today for applications from organisations, music groups and composers.

Published: 14 Jul 2022

Public appointment: Members reappointed to Creative Scotland

The Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and Culture, Mr Robertson, today announced the reappointment of Elizabeth Partyka and David Strachan as Members of Creative Scotland.

Published: 11 Jul 2022