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Opening events announced for Sonica 2022

Produced by Cryptic, Sonica is an award-winning biennial festival in Glasgow, dedicated to world class visual sonic arts, presenting exceptional international artists alongside emerging UK talent in diverse venues city-wide.

Published: 23 Nov 2021

Supporting Scotland’s creative industries to offer fair work opportunities

Creative Scotland will be working with organisations across Scotland, providing support through a new programme to build a skilled, inclusive, and fair creative and cultural sector, through a new programme supported by Creative Scotland.

Published: 22 Nov 2021

Towards Sustainable International Cultural Collaboration

Shetland Arts, Glasgow’s Govanhill Baths and Hawick’s Alchemy Film & Arts are all set to embark on brand new international cultural projects, as British Council announces seven projects that will be delivered through the Cultural Bridge Pilot Programme.

Published: 18 Nov 2021

New film for COP26 shows climate action needs culture

In a powerful short film, Scottish-Nigerian supermodel, actress and activist Eunice Olumide MBE calls for culture to be front and centre of climate action.

Published: 16 Nov 2021

Jazz talent in the spotlight as Scottish jazz award nominees announced

The high calibre of talent within Scotland’s jazz scene is set to be celebrated next month with the return of the Scottish Jazz Awards.

Published: 11 Nov 2021

Creative approaches to improve school children and young people’s wellbeing

Creative Scotland and Education Scotland today, Thursday 11 November 2021, outline a refreshed Action Plan to embed creativity at the centre of Scottish education and adopt a collaborative culture to empower more learners to grow skills and confidence through creative activity.

Published: 10 Nov 2021

Call out to Comics Creators & Graphic Novelists for Inaugural Industry Event

Emerging comics creators and graphic novelists are invited to take part in Scotland’s inaugural In the Frame: Emerging Comics Creators Industry Event on Friday 3 December, thanks to National Lottery funding.

Published: 09 Nov 2021

MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards opens public vote for nominees

The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards annual Gala rocks the scene by championing top Scottish traditional musicians of all genres, recognising, and celebrating the wealth of talent via phenomenal performances, which this year will be live at Glasgow’s Engine Works, and on BBC ALBA on 4 December 2021.

Published: 03 Nov 2021

Fair Work Innovation for Caregivers

Proposals from creative organisations and businesses are being invited from today, Tuesday 2 November, to help develop projects that will support the working conditions for people in the arts, screen and creative industries with caregiving responsibilities.

Published: 02 Nov 2021

Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) announce 2021 nominees

The nominees for the 12th annual Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) are revealed today, with the winners announced at an exclusive live ceremony at Glasgow's Saint Luke's on Saturday 27th November 2021.

Published: 01 Nov 2021