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New appointment for Scotland’s first International book promotion service

Sasha de Buyl has been appointed as Manager of Scottish Books International, dedicated to the international promotion of books, writers, festivals and organisations.

Published: 25 Oct 2018

2018 Saltire Literary Awards shortlist unveiled

Multi-award winning writers and household names Irvine Welsh, Sally Magnusson and Jackie Kay feature alongside emerging talents Mick Kitson and Christina Neuwirth in the shortlists for the 2018 Saltire Literary awards.

Published: 23 Oct 2018

StAnza reveals headline names for 2019 festival

StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival, has unveiled some of the headline acts which will make up another impressive programme for 2019.

Published: 23 Oct 2018

Young creative Scots receive funding boost

Young Scots from across the country have been awarded funding from Creative Scotland and Young Scot for projects that will nurture and develop their creative talents.

Published: 19 Oct 2018

Scotland’s biggest ever home-grown film gets Scottish Premiere

Outlaw King, Scotland’s biggest budget feature film ever to be produced in Scotland by home-grown talent, receives its Scottish premiere in Edinburgh.

Published: 19 Oct 2018

New opera Navigate the Blood to be performed in distilleries

A new opera - Navigate the Blood - will be performed in distilleries across the country.

Published: 18 Oct 2018

Call-out for Touring Fund Panel Members

Creative Scotland is seeking qualified individuals to join the first decision panel for the new Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance.

Published: 16 Oct 2018

RESONATE music industry event announce full line up for 2018

RESONATE, the event for music industry professionals, musicians, students and aspiring artists alike, has announced its full line-up for 2018.

Published: 16 Oct 2018

Collective to open new home on Calton Hill in November 2018

Collective - a new centre for contemporary art - will open in Edinburgh on Saturday 24 November 2018 after a major restoration project at one of the capital’s World Heritage sites.

Published: 11 Oct 2018

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo announces £150,000 funding boost for young Scottish artists

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and Creative Scotland have today (Wednesday 10 October) announced the launch of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Youth Talent Development Fund to nurture youth engagement and participation in traditional Scottish art forms.

Published: 10 Oct 2018