Arts funding

£57m for culture

£57m for culture

Another £57m consequentials allocated:

The Scottish Government has allocated a further £57m of the £97m barnet consequentials reserved for the covid-19 response to the cultural sector.

August 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
FM confirms £97m is for arts

FM confirms £97m is for arts

First Minister’s take on UK-wide culture funds:

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that the Scottish element of the UK Government’s £1.57 billion culture relief will go to the sector and is additional to the £10m announced on Friday.

July 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Arts workers unite

Arts workers unite

Call to sign open letter to Fiona Hyslop:
Workers from across the Scottish arts are being urged to sign an open letter to Holyrood culture secretary Fiona Hyslop, ahead of the setting up of an artist-led National Arts Forum.

February 19, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Creative Scotland’s creativity fail

Creative Scotland’s creativity fail

Communication breakdown as CS announces RFO network:

Creative Scotland announced its latest round of fixed three-year funding on Thursday 25 Jan 2018 with what looks like the organisation’s best aimed – and least necessary – shot at its own feet ever.

January 26, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Hidden Costs

Hidden Costs

Hidden Door Festival struggling:
The innovative Hidden Door Festival 2015, which has taken over King’s Stable Yards to huge critical acclaim, needs to hike ticket sales to reach its break-even target.

May 28, 2015 | By | Reply More