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Freelance Hardship Fund Details Published

Freelance Hardship Fund Details Published

How to apply for the CS £5m emergency fund

Creative Scotland has published details of who is eligible for the £5m Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers and how to apply when it goes live on Monday 26 October 2020 at noon.

October 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Performers eligible for £5m hardship fund

Performers eligible for £5m hardship fund

Creative Scotland confirms eligibility:

Creative Scotland has confirmed that actors, dancers and other performers will be eligible to access the Scottish government’s £5 million Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers.

October 15, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
£955K for Ed Theatres

£955K for Ed Theatres

Second wave of Covid funds announced:

Six Edinburgh organisations have received a total of £955,698 as part of the £5m Performing Arts Venue Relief Fund, the second round of government support, administered by Creative Scotland and announced on Thursday 24 September 2020.

September 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Letter to FM

Letter to FM

Full text of Capital Theatres’ letter to the FM:

This is the full text of the letter sent from Capital Theatres to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Wednesday 9 September 2020.

September 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
King’s Double Jeopardy

King’s Double Jeopardy

Jobs or King’s, Capital Theatres tells FM:

Capital Theatres has sent a stark warning to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon that without emergency funds it will either have to sack workers or risk the King’s theatre closing for good.

September 10, 2020 | By | 3 Replies More
£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
Reopening Date for Theatres

Reopening Date for Theatres

September Date planned for Scottish Theatres:

Scottish theatres will be allowed to reopen with physical distancing in place on Monday 14 September 2020, if plans announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon go ahead.

July 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
CS Comedy Support Claim

CS Comedy Support Claim

Creative Scotland claims “We do support comedy as an art form”:

Creative Scotland has released a series of tweets defending its support for comedy in Scotland, saying it comes through support for venues, bridging bursaries and its Open Fund.

July 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
£10M for Theatre

£10M for Theatre

Scotgov throws “lifeline” of £10M new money to theatre:

The Scottish government has created a targeted £10M Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund for theatres adversely effected by Covid-19, which will be administered by Creative Scotland.

July 3, 2020 | By | 3 Replies More
CS pauses Bridging Bursary applications

CS pauses Bridging Bursary applications

Bridging Bursary (Arts and Creative) paused for applications

Creative Scotland will pause applications for emergency £2m Bridging Bursary from 6pm today, Wednesday 2 until Monday 20 April 2020, due to he “significant” number of requests made.

April 2, 2020 | By | Reply More