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Culture & Business sectors supported by Arts & Business Scotland in wake of pandemic

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The launch of a new funding strand has been announced by Arts & Business Scotland that brings together the creativity of the culture sector (which comprises arts, heritage and creative organisations) with the business...

Crowdfunding launched for Edinburgh creatives

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Creatives in Edinburgh have joined others from all over the country to launch a worldwide funding campaign. In partnership with Crowdfunder this will be a coaching and match funding programme run by Creative Scotland....

Creative Scotland funding confirmed for Edinburgh projects

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Creative Scotland has confirmed funding for 14 projects in Edinburgh in the latest Open Fund awards.The National Lottery and The Scottish Government have made over £1.6 million available for 58 projects in the country....

Funding announced for Edinburgh arts groups

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Several Edinburgh arts groups have been granted funding by The Scottish Government today.Drake Music Scotland which works in Edinburgh, Dundee, Glasgow and Highland will receive £61,880. Starcatchers receive £193,605 for their work in Edinburgh...

£150,000 Funding Boost for Young Scottish Artists Announced by The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

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Applications now open for the Youth Talent Development FundThe 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...

Head of Creative Scotland steps down

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Creative Scotland have announced that Janet Archer, their Chief Executive, has stepped down from her post as at 30 June 2018 after five years in the job.With thanks all round from the Chair and...

‘Event Horizon’ Hoves into View at the Museum

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Jason Hackenwerth’s biggest ever sculpture unveiled at the National Museum of ScotlandUnveiled today (6th April), 'Event Horizon' is one of the main highlights of the 2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival. The revolving artwork, powered...

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival launched today

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National Museum hosts unveiling of 2018 Children’s Festival programmeProduced by Imaginate and funded by Creative Scotland, the 29th Edinburgh International Children’s Festival (26 May – 3 June), launched its 2018 programme to the public today....

End of Artist in Residency Programme Marked by Special Event

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Unique ‘energy’ of Scottish community foundation captured by art installationA new art installation was unveiled on Tuesday (29th November) at a special event in Edinburgh marking the culmination of an ‘artist in residency’ programme...

Traineeship grants available

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Cultural organisations are invited to apply for funding to host a 12-month opportunity for a young person.A total of £100,000 being made available to support traineeships in the arts, screen and creative industries.The Creative...

Collector – a unique exhibition of things people collect

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Collector is a unique exhibiton which celebrates the joy of things and explores the curious and touching relationships people have with the objects they own.At Whitespace Gallery 76 East Crosscauseway until Thursday 13 October...

Queen Margaret graduate appointed to Creative Scotland board

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An Arts Management student from Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh, has been appointed as a board member of Creative Scotland - the government agency in charge of promoting Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries.Sheila...

Imaginate Festival programme out now!

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Bouncing, bopping, blue-grass and the power of the spoken word Imaginate Festival launches its 2015 programme The Imaginate Festival, Scotland’s international festival of performing arts for children and young people will run from Monday 11 to...

Scottish Book Trust invite you to listen to the New Writers

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The BAFTA nominations are out and the Golden Globes already won. Now it is the turn of the writers to take their place at the podium but not to make acceptance speeches, but to...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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The Case of the Curious Clock. The clock did not strike. Midnight was not marked. The New Year did not arrive. Join textile artist Sarah Reay and storyteller Allison Galbraith in a workshop of...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 29TH DECEMBER 2014The Case of the Curious Clock. The clock did not strike. Midnight was not marked. The New Year did not arrive. Join textile artist Sarah Reay and storyteller Allison Galbraith in...

Homecoming: Station Stories – a Victorian interlude at Waverley this week

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A train carriage travels through a wintry landscape. You are the passenger in that carriage, and as you watch the swirling snowflakes from your cosy seat, an unknown voice begins to tell you a...

Book Week Scotland 2014 – a celebration of books and reading

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'A love of reading......at its most powerful, transforms lives' (Sophie Moxon, Acting Director, Scottish Book Trust) For all the gloom and doom we hear about parents who never read to their children, teenagers who can...

Recruiting now for film and TV industry

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A recruitment drive has been launched designed to train a new generation of skilled assistant location managers for the film and TV drama industry in Scotland. The opportunity for 15 Scottish location assistants and runners...

GENERATION – 25 years of contemporary art in Scotland

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It's been more than three years in the making, and this week all the work and wild imaginings have paid off: GENERATION, the National Galleries of Scotland's largest ever exhibition, opens to the public...

Leon T Pearl appearing in Brighton

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Creative Scotland are supporting Edinburgh based twenty four year old producer Leon T Pearl so that he can join five other Scottish bands appearing at The Great Escape 2014 in May.He will join Prides,...

Crombie vacates the chair at Creative Scotland

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Sir Sandy Crombie who has been Chair of Creative Scotland for four years is stepping down after what has been a fairly turbulent time for the arts body. He will remain in the post until...

Irvine Welsh announced as Patron of Screen Education Edinburgh

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 Irvine Welsh, the Edinburgh born novelist, playwright, storyteller and screenwriter has today been announced as the Patron of Screen Education Edinburgh.Screen Education Edinburgh support young people and emerging talent in developing and expressing themselves...

South by South West trip sponsored by Creative Scotland

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Edinburgh will be well-represented at SXSW in Austin, Texas this year with local band Meursault joining Young Fathers, Prides, Withered Hand, Honeyblood, Casual Sex and Holy Esque in receiving support from Creative Scotland to...

Get Dancin’ in the New Year

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Dance providers across Scotland are offering free taster Get Dancin' dance classes in January, as part of the nationwide Get Scotland Dancing campaign to inspire more people to get active and participate in dance. Get Dancin' offers opportunities for people...

Time to Shine – money for youth arts – launched today

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 Scotland’s first national arts strategy for young people launched todayYouth arts to receive £5million over next two yearsTime To Shine, Scotland’s arts strategy for young people aged 0–25, was launched today by Fiona Hyslop,...

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland – born today!

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Youth Theatre Arts Scotland – a new name and patron for Promote YTThe national development organisation for youth theatre arts in Scotland is changing its name: from Promote YT to Youth Theatre Arts Scotland from...

Creative Scotland recruiting two new directors

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Recruitment for two new Director posts at Creative Scotland is now in progress.The posts being advertised are:Director of Funding Operations Director of FinanceThe closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 10 November 2013.Creative Scotland say:-"These senior...

Reorganisation at Creative Scotland

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In July this year Janet Archer was appointed CEO at Creative Scotland following the departure of Andrew Dixon at the end of last year.  Ms Archer had been a Director at Arts Council England...

Creative Scotland award grants for Edinburgh arts and culture

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New funding to improve Edinburgh arts and cultural facilities Assembly Roxy, Stills, Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts, Drake Music Scotland, Take one Action Film Festival have received funding from Creative Scotland as part of a national programme...

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