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This section contains a database of all Creative Scotland's publications as well as a growing list of external resources for the arts, screen and creative industries.

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Away with the Birds

Away with the Birds gave a unique insight into Gaelic song exploring the close relationship between bird, human and ecology on the Isle of Canna.

10 December 2015

New development posts get Scotland dancing

New dance development posts were supported as part of Get Scotland Dancing to help increase participation in dance in Perth and Kinross, Inverclyde and Eilean Siar.

10 December 2015

Dance companies showcase their work through Made in Scotland

On the back of their involvement in the Made in Scotland Showcase 2014, the dance companies involved have all significantly increased their international profile and touring.

10 December 2015

More support for theatre and dance producers

The Producers' Project set out to increase capacity in Theatre and Dance production across Scotland, with four venues being selected to host both established and emerging producers. 

10 December 2015

Burgh Hall refurb to reinvigorate Dunoon

The redevelopment of a historic 19th Century hall into a vibrant cultural centre is intended to stimulate wider regeneration in the coastal town of Dunoon.

10 December 2015

Bringing trad music to school

By bringing traditional music and song to every primary school pupil across the Highland Region, this project builds skills and confidence in its young participants, whilst also developing the tutors and boosting the wider community.

10 December 2015

New partnerships unlock Aberdeen’s creative potential

Embracing the contribution that places make to a creative Scotland, the Aberdeen Place Partnership looked to work with key partners across the city to address the challenges and opportunities facing its cultural sector.

10 December 2015

Glasgow hub tackles gap in youth arts provision

Glasgow Youth Arts Hub was established by Glasgow Connected Arts Network and partners to provide organisations and young people with a central point for learning, signposting and engagement in the city and beyond.

10 December 2015

From cups of tea to flights overseas – using data to reduce carbon

Travel related carbon emissions are fiddly and time consuming to track. One innovative solution is a unique web-based tool aimed to simplify the process, and improve small organisations’ expenses claim systems at the same time.

10 December 2015

Annual Reviews

We will produce a Review every year to accompany our Annual Report, Accounts and National Lottery Accounts for the same period.

9 December 2015

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Fèisean nan Gàidheal

A major voice in promoting Gaelic arts and culture, Fèisean nan Gàidheal provides learning opportunities in Gaelic music, song, dance and drama to over 13,000 young people across Scotland. 

13 October 2016

The Association for Scottish Literary Studies

The Association for Scottish Literary Studies publishes a range of titles, including the Scottish Literary Review, ScotLit, Scottish Language, New Writing Scotland, and the Scotnotes study guides.

13 October 2016

Comhairle nan Leabhraichean / Gaelic Books Council

The Gaelic Books Council is the lead organisation with responsibility for supporting Scottish Gaelic authors and publishers, and for raising the profile and reach of Scottish Gaelic books in Scotland and internationally.

13 October 2016

September 2016

A round up of some of the discourse around the EU Referendum, new statistics on creative industries, deprivation, and attendance and participation, a new study on local cinema and a study of the context in which playwrights operate in Scotland.

14 September 2016

Edinburgh Festivals Impact Study (July 2016)

Commissioned by Edinburgh’s Festivals, the 2015 Impact Study was produced by leading international specialists BOP Consulting. The study, which surveyed 29,000 people, reveals that the Edinburgh Festivals attracted combined audiences of more than 4.5 million in 2015.

26 July 2016

June 2016

In this issue diversity in the Screen Sector is the focus of a number of reports, several longitudinal studies have been published, Nesta look at crowdfunding and technology and a new report reveals attitudes towards the BBC across the UK.

20 June 2016

Mapping Film Exhibition in Scotland

The results of research into public screening facilities across Scotland are outlined in a report by Drew Wylie Ltd for Creative Scotland.

10 June 2016

Mapping Film Exhibition in Scotland - June 2016

Download a pdf version of the report based on research conducted by Drew Wylie Ltd for Creative Scotland. Published 10 June 2016.

10 June 2016

Screen Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion Survey Findings

As part of the Screen Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion Review, this wide-ranging survey gathered practitioners’ experiences and views on perceived barriers to participation and progression in the Sector.

26 May 2016


Starcatchers is a pioneering organisation that specialises in performances and creativity for babies, toddlers and young children aged 0-5 and their parents and carers in Scotland.

17 May 2016