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The Edinburgh International Book Festival Announces 2021 Programme

A stellar line-up of writers and thinkers from around the globe have been announced for the Edinburgh International Book Festival, under the banner Onwards and Upwards - Ideas and Stories for a Changing World.

Published: 06 Jul 2021

The Scottish Album of the Year award returns for bumper 10th year

Scotland’s national music prize, the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award, today returns for its 10th year, calling on music fans, labels and artists to submit eligible albums – for free – at www.sayaward.com from Thursday 1 July. Submissions close at midnight on Thursday 22nd July 2021.

Published: 30 Jun 2021

Over £732,000 of National Lottery and Scottish Government funds for creative projects and development

45 projects are sharing in over £732,000 of National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.

Published: 29 Jun 2021

Made in Scotland 2021

The Made in Scotland Showcase returns for the 2021 Edinburgh Festival Fringe presenting the best of theatre, dance and music from Scotland live in-person and online.

Published: 28 Jun 2021

All or Nothing bring the joy of giant swings to post-Covid Scotland

Edinburgh's All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre, one of the UK's leading aerial dance companies, is delighted to announce the Scottish tour of their new outdoor, interactive and family focused production, The Swings.

Published: 25 Jun 2021

Inverness Castle transformation – Spirit:360

Spirit:360, a commissioning programme for emerging and established creative professionals, is now open for applications, it was announced by High Life Highland and Creative Scotland today.

Published: 24 Jun 2021

Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on cultural participation

Creative Scotland today, Wednesday 23 June 2021, publishes the third wave of findings from independent research looking at the attitudes of the general population in relation to cultural participation and attendance.

Published: 23 Jun 2021

Simplifying our Open Fund for Individuals

In response to feedback from applicants, Creative Scotland’s Open Fund for Individuals will move to a simplified online application process from Tuesday 10 August 2021.

Published: 23 Jun 2021

Full programme announced for Arbroath 2020+1 Festival

With just two weeks to go until the Arbroath 2020+1 festival begins the full programme has been released online. Over 20 events are set to take place in and around Arbroath mixing participatory events for all ages, exhibitions, self guided tours and trails and a series of live performances.

Published: 21 Jun 2021

A tribute to Stephen Palmer

We are deeply saddened by the death of our dear friend and colleague Stephen Palmer. Over the last 15 years Stephen has made a significant contribution to the work of Creative Scotland and the Scottish Arts Council, with a particular focus on the development of the Visual Arts.

Published: 18 Jun 2021