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Creative Scotland response to Scottish Government's Draft Budget 2018/19

Following the Scottish Government's draft budget announcement today, we are very pleased to say that Creative Scotland’s discretionary Grant in Aid budget for 2018/19 is £38.912m, a 21.2% increase on 2017/18.

Published: 14 Dec 2017

Playwrights' Studio Scotland to host 2018 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship

Playwrights’ Studio Scotland, the national organisation for the development of playwrights, has been selected by Creative Scotland to host the 2018 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship.

Published: 13 Dec 2017

Creative Scotland's support for Screen

A comprehensive update on the measures taken in financial year 2016-17 to support the Screen Sector in Scotland.

Published: 11 Dec 2017

Screen Unit proposal published

Following approval from Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, the proposal for a Screen Unit within Creative Scotland, presenting a more collaborative inter-agency approach and clear leadership on public sector interventions and support for Scotland’s screen sector, is published today.

Published: 11 Dec 2017

Scotland's rising stars awarded creative talent funding

Young people from across Scotland have been awarded funding to help young Scots embrace their creativity through the Nurturing Talent Fund.

Published: 07 Dec 2017

Trad triumph in Paisley at 2017 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards

The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards celebrated their 15th year in style tonight by bringing the biggest and best names in trad to a glitzy award ceremony in Paisley.

Published: 02 Dec 2017

Kapka Kassabova wins 2017 Saltire Book of the Year Award

Kassabova's book - Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe, looking at the borderlines that exist between countries, cultures and people - was announced as the Scottish Book of the Year at the Saltire Literary Awards 2017.

Published: 01 Dec 2017

£600,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

£600,000 National Lottery funding was awarded to 32 recipients through our Open Project Fund in October 2017, supporting artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across Scotland.

Published: 30 Nov 2017

CashBack for Creativity Open Fund launches

Applications are open for the CashBack for Creativity Open Fund, administered by YouthLink Scotland and funded by Creative Scotland, with a total of £250,000 being invested in community-based arts programmes.

Published: 29 Nov 2017

A tribute to Anna Krzystek

It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Anna Krzystek, Creative Scotland’s Interdisciplinary Performance Officer and a world-renowned choreographer and dance artist.

Published: 28 Nov 2017