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Increasing Access to Developmental Opportunities

The latest round of Create:Inclusion has opened, aimed at directly tackling inequality of opportunity and under-representation across Scotland’s culture sector, supported with £350,000 from the National Lottery.

Published: 07 Dec 2021

2021 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards winners announced

MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards announced 2021’s diverse award winners after a record 180,000 public votes, as it returned to Glasgow on BBC ALBA and in front of a live studio audience.

Published: 06 Dec 2021

Scottish Alternative Music Awards 2021 winners announced

Winners of the 12th Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) were honoured at a ceremony on Saturday 27 November at Glasgow's Saint Luke's which celebrated the creativity, innovation and resilience of musicians across Scotland over the past 12 months.

Published: 29 Nov 2021

Over £772,000 National Lottery funds sustaining creative projects and development

Thirty-six creative people, projects and organisations across Scotland are sharing in £772,607 National Lottery funding in the latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund awards.

Published: 23 Nov 2021

Opening events announced for Sonica 2022

Produced by Cryptic, Sonica is an award-winning biennial festival in Glasgow, dedicated to world class visual sonic arts, presenting exceptional international artists alongside emerging UK talent in diverse venues city-wide.

Published: 23 Nov 2021

Supporting Scotland’s creative industries to offer fair work opportunities

Creative Scotland will be working with organisations across Scotland, providing support through a new programme to build a skilled, inclusive, and fair creative and cultural sector, through a new programme supported by Creative Scotland.

Published: 22 Nov 2021

Towards Sustainable International Cultural Collaboration

Shetland Arts, Glasgow’s Govanhill Baths and Hawick’s Alchemy Film & Arts are all set to embark on brand new international cultural projects, as British Council announces seven projects that will be delivered through the Cultural Bridge Pilot Programme.

Published: 18 Nov 2021

New film for COP26 shows climate action needs culture

In a powerful short film, Scottish-Nigerian supermodel, actress and activist Eunice Olumide MBE calls for culture to be front and centre of climate action.

Published: 16 Nov 2021

Jazz talent in the spotlight as Scottish jazz award nominees announced

The high calibre of talent within Scotland’s jazz scene is set to be celebrated next month with the return of the Scottish Jazz Awards.

Published: 11 Nov 2021

Creative approaches to improve school children and young people’s wellbeing

Creative Scotland and Education Scotland today, Thursday 11 November 2021, outline a refreshed Action Plan to embed creativity at the centre of Scottish education and adopt a collaborative culture to empower more learners to grow skills and confidence through creative activity.

Published: 10 Nov 2021