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39 creative projects across Scotland share in over £859,000 of National Lottery funding

Read all about the latest creative projects to receive National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Project Fund awards.

Published: 19 Feb 2020

‘Unforgettable’ World Premiere To Launch Arbroath 2020 Festival

Find out about the launch of the Arbroath 2020 Festival, a six-month programme of special events commemorating the 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath.

Published: 19 Feb 2020

Emerging writers to bring new perspectives to cultural criticism

Four emerging writers will bring new perspectives to Scottish cultural criticism by participating in the Diverse Critics scheme, a new programme delivered in partnership between Creative Scotland, The Skinny and Disability Arts Online.

Published: 11 Feb 2020

Scottish Books International’s new fund books its first writers

18 Scottish writers have been awarded grants to promote Scottish writing and culture worldwide by the Author International Travel Fund, a cornerstone pilot initiative of new international promotion service, Scottish Books International.

Published: 07 Feb 2020

Creative Scotland's response to Scottish Government's draft budget 2020/21

Read our response to the Scottish Government's 2020/21 draft budget announcement.

Published: 07 Feb 2020

28 creative projects across Scotland receive over £470,000 in funding

Read all about the latest creative projects to receive National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Project Fund awards.

Published: 31 Jan 2020

Final stitches sewn in the Arbroath tapestry

After 1,950 hours of needlework, the final stitches of the Arbroath Tapestry have been sewn by a highly-skilled group of Angus embroidery and textile artists, created as part of the Arbroath 2020 celebrations.

Published: 23 Jan 2020

Communities get creative with Awards for All

Communities across Scotland will be supported to explore and share their creativity through a diverse range of arts activities thanks to Awards for All funding.

Published: 23 Jan 2020

Creative practitioners receive funding to Go, See, Share

Seven creative practitioners and projects from across Scotland have been selected to participate in the Go See Share Creative Industries initiative, supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Published: 14 Jan 2020

Scottish and world folk music industry join forces in support of Australian bushfires

Leading music festivals, events and artists have rallied together to raise funds in support of those affected by the unprecedented Australian bushfires, currently destroying parts of the country.

Published: 10 Jan 2020