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Over £440,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

Over £440,000 of National Lottery funding has been awarded to 31 recipients through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund, including individual artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 31 Jan 2019

Imaginate launches new programmes at Bute House to mark its 30th birthday

Imaginate has announced the programme for its 30th anniversary year, which will feature an enhanced Children’s Festival programme including an immersive production from ground-breaking Punchdrunk, two new commissions from Scottish theatre makers, an exciting year-round schools programme, new international partnerships and more development opportunities for artists.

Published: 30 Jan 2019

Showcase Scotland at Celtic Connections 2019

Scotland’s largest music delegate industry event, Showcase Scotland at Celtic Connections, returns from Wednesday 30 January to Sunday 3 February.

Published: 30 Jan 2019

Edinburgh to host the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award in September 2019

The most prestigious night in Scotland's music calendar is heading to Edinburgh, after it was confirmed that the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award will make its debut in the capital city in September 2019.

Published: 29 Jan 2019

New funds to support Scottish arts links with Japan

British Council Scotland and Creative Scotland are seeking applications from individuals and organisations working in the applied, performing or visual arts in Scotland to develop collaborative projects in Japan.

Published: 29 Jan 2019

Independent Venue Week 2019 kicks off with Scottish shows

Independent Venue Week is a seven-day celebration of small music venues around the country and a nod to the people that own, run and work in them, week in, week out. Here's everything that's happening in Scotland for 2019's installment.

Published: 29 Jan 2019

Home to Adventures: East Neuk Festival unveils 2019 programme

Now in its 15th year, ENF continues to be both local and international, and to pursue three key areas of activity, all of which culminate in the festival programme.

Published: 25 Jan 2019

One week left to apply to Momentum Music Fund

Managed by PRS Foundation, the Momentum Music Fund awards grants of £5,000-£15,000 to Scottish based musicians thanks to a partnership with Creative Scotland.

Published: 21 Jan 2019

Scotland’s International Poetry Festival, StAnza, reveals 2019 programme

StAnza festival - Scotland’s International Poetry Festival - reveals its 2019 programme, which runs from 6 to 10 March in St Andrews, Fife.

Published: 18 Jan 2019

100 young musicians take to the stage as Celtic Connections 2019 opens

World-leading music festival Celtic Connections starts tonight as over 100 young musicians take to the stage to officially open 18 days of music, set to bring Glasgow alive on stages across the city.

Published: 17 Jan 2019