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Youth Music Initiative celebrates 20 years and incredible achievements from the past 2 decades

Launched in 2003 with the aim to break down barriers to encourage children’s talents flourish, Youth Music Initiative (YMI) funding has given children and young people across Scotland access to free music education, growing yearly participation to over 270,000 during a span of 20 years.

Published: 19 May 2022

New international multi-venue event dedicated to Scotland’s hip hop and underground culture comes to Glasgow Summer 2022

New international multi-venue event Pitch Scotland dedicated to Scotland’s hip hop and underground culture comes to the heart of Glasgow's creative East End in August 2022.

Published: 18 May 2022

£54million in Emergency Funding distributed in early 2022

We delivered more than 6,200 awards to cultural and creative organisations and freelancers across Scotland who received a total of £54 million in emergency COVID-19 funds from the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland, in the first few months of 2022.

Published: 10 May 2022

Magnetic, a new Franco-UK network of artists’ residencies

Magnetic is a new network of 8 artists' residencies in France and in the United Kingdom created under the umbrella of Fluxus Arts Projects.

Published: 09 May 2022

Stephen Palmer Travel Bursary Fund recipients announcement

Creative Scotland and Engage Scotland are delighted to announce the first ten recipients of the Stephen Palmer Travel Bursary awards.  

Published: 29 Apr 2022

Mark Cousins pulls focus with ambitious new artwork

117 creative projects receive total of £2.7 million in latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund

Published: 27 Apr 2022

Panel members required for the Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance

Creative Scotland is seeking individuals to join the decision-making panel for the next round of the Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance.

Published: 25 Apr 2022

Debut Lab to support Scottish authors

Scottish Book Trust have unveiled a new initiative to support writers based in Scotland whose debut, full-length work in poetry, fiction or creative non-fiction was published after December 2019 and impacted by the pandemic.

Published: 25 Apr 2022

Creative Scotland announces new Climate Emergency commitments

The Plan sets out an ambitious range of actions that Creative Scotland will take to achieve net zero in its operations by 2030 and to help address the climate emergency that we all face. The Plan was developed in collaboration with a project team led by Creative Carbon Scotland and (...)

Published: 21 Apr 2022

Record Number of Scottish Acts To Showcase At The Great Escape

A record 17 Scottish acts have been selected to perform at leading music industry gathering, The Great Escape Festival, which takes place in Brighton from 11 - 14 May 2022.

Published: 21 Apr 2022