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Healing Through Creativity

The Aye Festival is one of forty five projects, groups and individuals across Scotland, receiving a total of £1,138,198 in the latest round of Open Fund awards through Creative Scotland.

Published: 30 Mar 2022

The Big Project celebrate creativity in Broomhouse

With funding support from Creative Scotland’s Youth Arts Fund, The BIG Project youth & children’s charity has delivered regular music and drama sessions to all pupils from Primary 1 to Primary 7 in Broomhouse Primary School since May 2021, encouraging creativity in the children and young people living in or (...)

Published: 24 Mar 2022

Boswell Book Festival announces 2022 programme

The world’s only book festival dedicated to biography and memoir returns live to Dumfries House from 13-15 May 2022

Published: 24 Mar 2022

Robert Wilson re-appointed as Creative Scotland Chair for the next four years

Robert reflects on the past four years and looks ahead at what’s to come.

Published: 14 Mar 2022

StAnza 2022 hailed a huge success by festival organisers

StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival 2022, has ended on a high with organisers hailing the 25th festival a huge success.

Published: 13 Mar 2022

Scotland + Venice: announcing major exhibition of new work by Alberta Whittle

The Scotland + Venice partners are delighted to confirm a major exhibition of new work by Alberta Whittle has been confirmed by La Biennale di Venezia as a Collateral Event at the 59th International Art Exhibition, taking place from 23 April – 27 November 2022.

Published: 07 Mar 2022

Classical music with a twist! East Neuk Festival launches its 2022 programme

East Neuk Festival is back in full force for 2022 with a whirlwind of musical performances and creative alliances across five summer days from morning ‘til the gloaming.

Published: 01 Mar 2022

Nicola Benedetti to Become Next Festival Director of Edinburgh International Festival

The world-renowned violinist, educator and arts and culture advocate, Nicola Benedetti CBE becomes the Director Designate of the Edinburgh International Festival, and will become Festival Director on 1 October 2022. In taking the role she will be both the first Scottish and the first female Festival Director since the Festival (...)

Published: 01 Mar 2022

Recovery Fund for Scotland’s Cultural Organisations

Details of the Recovery Fund for Culture Organisations, part of a package of support from the Scottish Government for cultural recovery, have been published. Over £15m is available to support cultural organisations as they recover from the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and as restrictions are lifted.

Published: 28 Feb 2022

Edinburgh Tradfest's music programme now on sale

Edinburgh Tradfest’s music programme is now on sale with a fantastic line-up of live music, talks and new commissions at the Traverse Theatre and various venues across the city, thanks to continued support from Creative Scotland.

Published: 28 Feb 2022