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Creative Scotland appoints Isabel Davis as Executive Director for Scotland’s Screen Unit

Creative Scotland is delighted to announce the appointment of Isabel Davis as Executive Director, to lead the delivery of Scotland’s new Screen Unit. Isabel will take up her post in September.

Published: 19 Jun 2018

Composer Matthew Whiteside curates new gig series, The Night With...

Once a month from August to November, you can spend a different kind of night down the pub with music by some of our finest new-generation composers, performed by top instrumentalists and singers, all brought to you by composer, Matthew Whiteside.

Published: 18 Jun 2018

£50k Creative EDGE award for device that helps kids become coders

A Glasgow-based start-up business has won £50,000 and a business support package as part of Scottish EDGE - Scotland’s leading business competition for innovative, high growth potential entrepreneurial talent, supported by Creative Scotland.

Published: 15 Jun 2018

Creative Scotland response to Holyrood's Culture Committee

Robert Wilson, Chair of Creative Scotland, has responded to the Scottish Parliament's Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee's letter of 14 June 2018.

Published: 15 Jun 2018

Findhorn Bay Festival announces third spectacular showcase of arts and cultural events

From Wednesday 26 September - Monday 1 October, Moray will come alive with a spectacular showcase of arts and cultural events for the third Findhorn Bay Festival.

Published: 14 Jun 2018

Scottish documentaries set for UK premieres at Sheffield Doc Fest

Two Scottish backed documentaries are set for UK premieres this weekend at the UK’s leading documentary festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest.

Published: 08 Jun 2018

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018 focuses on freedom

In the 2018 Programme launches, the Edinburgh International Book Festival calls upon its authors, participants and audiences to consider the importance of freedom in a world where democracy and capitalism, long the staples of western society, are being brought into question.

Published: 07 Jun 2018

Best in Scottish jazz celebrated at 2018 awards

The 6th Scottish Jazz Awards took place on Sunday 3 June in St Luke’s Glasgow. The awards once again brought together the best in Scottish jazz and honoured some of the most talented and revered musicians in the industry.

Published: 04 Jun 2018

Charlotte Prodger to represent Scotland at 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia

On behalf of the Scotland + Venice partnership, Creative Scotland is delighted to announce that Charlotte Prodger has been selected to represent Scotland at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

Published: 30 May 2018

£650,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

£650,000 of Creative Scotland Open Project Funding has been awarded to 35 recipients, including individual artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 30 May 2018