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New funding supports Scottish tours for acclaimed theatre & dance

Eleven theatre and dance projects have received funding to enable debut tours to venues and communities across Scotland.

Published: 25 Jun 2019

CashBack for Creativity Open Fund: £324k awarded to arts projects

The CashBack for Creativity Open Fund, administered by YouthLink Scotland through delivery partner, Creative Scotland and funded by Scottish Government has awarded a total of £324,000 to 45 community-based arts project across the country, which will reach over 4,927 young people in local communities.

Published: 24 Jun 2019

International Creative Ambition Programme Funding announced to support worldwide cultural partnerships

Scotland’s cultural links around the world will be strengthened thanks to Scottish Government investment of £150,000.

Published: 14 Jun 2019

Tickets for UK premiere of Charlotte Prodger’s SaF05 are now available

Tickets for the UK premiere of Charlotte Prodger’s SaF05 at The Tower Digital Arts Centre in Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, on Thursday 27 June are available today, with further screenings at cinemas across Scotland’s west coast, highlands and islands until November.

Published: 12 Jun 2019

Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival coming to Melrose

Scotland’s sporting legend Stephen Hendry; TV’s wildlife expert Kate Humble and leading historian Neil Oliver open this year’s Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival.

Published: 11 Jun 2019

Edinburgh International Book Festival Launches 2019 Programme

In an era of contradiction and division the 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival invites authors and audiences to find new stories to give meaning to the world. Stories are to society what DNA is to human life – small strings of information which become bound together to make up a (...)

Published: 06 Jun 2019

Awards for All: £1.5m National Lottery cash boost for communities

National Lottery good cause cash is making a big difference to communities across Scotland, with 203 community groups sharing in £1,494,641 from National Lottery Awards for All funding.

Published: 05 Jun 2019

Bloody Scotland reveals 2019 programme

Bloody Scotland revealed its 2019 programme today followed by a one-off performance by Val McDermid who will be in New Zealand during the festival itself this year.

Published: 03 Jun 2019

42 projects across Scotland share £800,000 Open Project Funding

A new Brexit inspired production from Scottish Youth Theatre, a solo Hip Hop dance theatre work exploring coercive control, a cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) live stage performance and an anthology of contemporary Scottish writing are among 42 projects to share £800,000 of Open Project Funding from Creative Scotland in April (...)

Published: 31 May 2019

Tenth Lammermuir Festival programme announced

The programme for the tenth Lammermuir Festival - taking place 13-22 September 2019 - has been announced.

Published: 30 May 2019