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Call out for culture as next phase of Creative Aberdeenshire Network launched

Aberdeenshire’s creative sector is being invited to engage in the next stage of a project designed to support and strengthen it.

Published: 20 Dec 2021

£20m in Emergency Funding for Scotland's Culture Sector Confirmed - Our response

Read our response to the announcement of an additional £20m in emergency funding for Scotland's culture sector, confirmed Friday 17 December by the First Minister.

Published: 17 Dec 2021

Communications Support for the Youth Music Initiative 20th Anniversary

Creative Scotland is seeking a Communications Contractor with the relevant skills, expertise and experience to create, implement, manage, monitor and evaluate a lively and engaging integrated digital, press and PR communications campaign to celebrate 20 years of the Youth Music Initiative in 2022.

Published: 17 Dec 2021

Granite Noir returns with a packed in-person programme

With a healthy dose of mystery, music, crime and cocktails Granite Noir returns to Aberdeen from 24 - 27 February 2022 to entertain, excite and inspire crime fiction fans with a full programme of live, in-person events, workshops and performances.

Published: 14 Dec 2021

Winners announced for the 2021 SURF Awards

The outcomes of the prestigious 2021 SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration were announced at a celebratory presentation event in Glasgow’s Voco Grand Central Hotel on Thursday 9 December 2021.

Published: 10 Dec 2021

Scotland’s theatres, beaches and unexpected spaces set the scene for new theatre and dance tours

Seventeen theatre and dance productions have received over £1.72 million National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland’s Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance.

Published: 10 Dec 2021

Response to Scottish Government's Budget 2022/23

Following the Scottish Government's budget 2022/2023 announcement, read our response.

Published: 09 Dec 2021

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