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YMI Scotland: Call out for applications

Young people across Scotland will enjoy access to high-quality music-making opportunities thanks to £1.3million funding from the Youth Music Initiative (YMI).

Published: 19 Nov 2019

Blas Festival concerts to explore love and loss in Gaelic song

This year’s commission at Blas Festival, Gaol no Gonadh?, will see three artists featured in a series of concerts take a light-hearted look at Gaelic songs of love and loss.

Published: 19 Nov 2019

The Saltire Society announced shortlist for new Scottish Book Cover Award

The Saltire Society today announced the shortlist for the Scottish Book Cover Awards, a brand-new award as part of the 2019 Saltire Literary Awards.

Published: 19 Nov 2019

Community groups get creative with Awards for All

As the National Lottery prepares to celebrate its 25th birthday this month, communities across Scotland will be able to explore and share their creativity through a diverse range of arts projects thanks to Awards for All funding.

Published: 08 Nov 2019

Cromarty Lighthouse to illuminate stories of female scientists after receiving National Lottery Funding

Cromarty Lighthouse will display a new art installation inspired by pioneering women scientists next March - this is just one of the great projects being supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund.

Published: 31 Oct 2019

Creative Scotland appoints Chief Executive

Iain Munro has been appointed as the Chief Executive of Creative Scotland, the national body for creative development. Iain will take up the post with immediate effect.

Published: 23 Oct 2019

Book Week Scotland launches 2019 programme

Scottish Book Trust has launched Book Week Scotland’s 2019 programme with comic book artist Frank Quitely of DC Comics All Star Superman and Batman and Robin fame.

Published: 23 Oct 2019

Resonate Live line-up announced for 2019

Resonate Music Industry Conference have announced their line-up for Resonate Live, the popular live music show which brings the day’s proceedings to a close.

Published: 17 Oct 2019

The Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) Announce Newly Appointed Directors

The Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) has announced the appointment of seven new Directors who have joined its Company Board.

Published: 15 Oct 2019

Time to shine for young creative scots

Applications now open for 11 to 25 year olds aspiring to careers in the creative industries to apply for grants across all art forms of up to £1,000 through the Nurturing Talent Fund.

Published: 11 Oct 2019