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Further support for culture recovery

Culture and events sectors to benefit from £16 million. The government’s Omicron business support fund will help cultural organisations, events, museums and freelancers recover from the economic impact of coronavirus restrictions.

Published: 18 Feb 2022

The Webster Memorial Theatre is calling its local community to return in 2022

The Webster Memorial Theatre in Arbroath is calling on the community of Angus to return to their local theatre following the easing of restrictions. One of the oldest theatres in the region, the Webster was closed for 18 months since the start of lockdown in March 2020 and reopened in (...)

Published: 09 Feb 2022

Support for Scotland’s international festivals

Scotland’s major festivals are to benefit from a share of the Scottish Government’s £2m Festivals Expo Fund.

Published: 07 Feb 2022

Curtains close on Celtic Connection 2022

In-person performances at Europe’s premier winter music festival Celtic Connections came to a close on Sunday 6 February 2022 after almost three weeks of world-class concerts, exhibitions and screenings.

Published: 07 Feb 2022

New research into UK touring exhibitions published

New research, Going Places: Touring and shared exhibitions in the UK commissioned by Art Fund in partnership with Creative Scotland, has been published providing an overview of current practice and future potential for touring and sharing museum and gallery exhibitions and visual arts programmes within the UK.

Published: 02 Feb 2022

Ode to Stirling is centrepiece of city's culture bid submission celebrations

Lines from a collective poem by the people of Stirling celebrating their home city were projected onto the National Wallace Monument on Tuesday 1 February.

Published: 02 Feb 2022

Tìr Ìseal nan Òran celebrates Tiree’s stories, heritage, culture and Gaelic language

Tìr Ìseal nan Òran (Tiree: low land of song) is an island-wide creative project, taking place as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, which aims to celebrate and promote Tiree’s stories, heritage, culture and Gaelic language.

Published: 02 Feb 2022

Stephen Palmer Travel Bursary Fund now open for applications

Travel bursary fund for freelancers working in the visual arts in Scotland launched to honour Stephen Palmer, Visual Arts Officer at Creative Scotland.

Published: 31 Jan 2022

Independent Venue Week 2022 announces full schedule

Independent Venue Week 2022 announced its full schedule for its ninth consecutive edition, which returns in person and will take place from Monday 31 January to Sunday 6 February.

Published: 31 Jan 2022

Innovations in international cultural exchange and collaboration

New funding for innovative models of international cultural exchange and collaboration has been awarded to 38 projects. The projects bring together 82 UK and 48 international partners based in over 24 different countries, from Mexico to Kenya, Barbados to Australia and throughout Europe and USA.

Published: 27 Jan 2022