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Doric Scots Scriever starts exciting new role

Writer and performer Shane Strachan has been awarded the prestigious position of the Scots Scriever residency, hosted by the National Library of Scotland.

Published: 07 Sep 2022

Local Support for Artists and Makers #VACMAScotland

Visual Artists and Craft Makers across the country are invited to apply for Bursaries of up to £750 for their creative development.

Published: 01 Sep 2022

Scotland’s dance artists exploring new pathways into international markets

Eleven of Scotland’s award-winning and pioneering contemporary dance artists and companies are headed to one of the industry’s most important international gatherings, Tanzmesse in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 31 Aug-3 Sept.

Published: 31 Aug 2022

New Funds for Touring Theatre and Dance

New funds are available for Scottish based artists, companies, producers and venues for touring live theatre and dance work from Autumn 2023 onwards.

Published: 29 Aug 2022

90 new mothers finding connection in new writing

Seeking a safe space to foster connection, an opportunity for honest discussions and a renewed sense of identity, new mum Catrin Kemp set up The New Mothers' Writing Circle at the beginning of her own writing journey post-motherhood in 2020.

Published: 23 Aug 2022

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