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Scotland & Malawi: Michael Pedersen, Be Charlotte, Kobi Onyame set to perform at Lake of Stars

Minister for International Development, Ben Macpherson will be joining Scotland’s finest musicians and poets in Africa at Lake of Stars Malawi Arts Festival, taking place from Friday 28 - 30 Sunday September 2018.

Published: 26 Sep 2018

UNCON 2.0: Celebrating Scotland’s young artists

Young people, artists, creatives, youth workers, teachers, organisations and charities working with children and young people across Scotland gathered together in Perth. to celebrate and showcase some of the amazing young talent from all over Scotland.

Published: 21 Sep 2018

Support from around Scotland after Paisley culture bid legacy steps get green light

Ambitious plans to realise the vision behind Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 have been backed by senior figures from Scotland’s cultural scene - in the week the ongoing legacy work takes several big steps forward.

Published: 20 Sep 2018

Crowdfunding Creativity: Pilot scheme launches creative projects

Creative projects are receiving support to embark on a crowdfunding campaign, thanks to a pilot mentoring and match-funding scheme run by Creative Scotland in partnership with Paved with Gold.

Published: 19 Sep 2018

Underbelly announces full programme for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

On behalf of City of Edinburgh Council, Underbelly today announced the full programme for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 19 in their second year of producing the festival.

Published: 19 Sep 2018

Remembering choreographer Janis Claxton

Anita Clark, Director at The Work Room and former Head of Dance at Creative Scotland, remembers choreographer Janis Claxton (1964 – 2018), who has sadly passed away.

Published: 14 Sep 2018

£637k National Lottery cash boost for Scottish communities

A wide range of arts, sports and community projects across Scotland are today celebrating a National Lottery cash boost of £637,778.

Published: 14 Sep 2018

Makers take to world stage as Venice hosts first major international craft event

In a significant boost for craft in Scotland, Craft Scotland is delighted to announce the presentation of three of Scotland’s renowned makers in the first ever Best of Europe craft exhibition.

Published: 12 Sep 2018

V&A Dundee opens to the world

V&A Dundee opens its doors for the first time to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018.

Published: 12 Sep 2018

Spotlight on Scotland’s theatre and dance for young people at IPAY 2019

Imaginate, with the support of Creative Scotland, have secured a Country Spotlight at the prestigious International Performing Arts for Youth showcase event in Philadelphia, IPAY 2019.

Published: 11 Sep 2018