Creative Scotland

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
Covid latest news

Covid latest news

Latest updates on effects of Covid lockdown

EdFringe to announce this week; Creative Scotland announces funding package for creative community; Traverse shutters to June; King’s refurb on ice.

March 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Anger at government “advice”

Anger at government “advice”

Government’s refusal to ban social gatherings slammed, but theatres aren’t giving up the day job just yet.

The Government has been attacked for insisting on providing “advice” to the public on social distancing and to organisers in pulling public events, rather than providing clear instructions to do so.

March 18, 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
New Chair for Creative Scotland

New Chair for Creative Scotland

Jupiter Artland founder to chair top arts quango:

Robert Wilson, the co-founder of Jupiter Artland and chair of Nelsons natural healthcare company, has been appointed chair of the Creative Scotland Board.

February 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Catherine Wheels gets its funding back

Catherine Wheels gets its funding back

Leading children’s theatre company reinstated into RFO Network:

Catherine Wheels and Lung Ha’s have been reinstated as a Regularly Funded Organisation following last Friday’s emergency meeting of the Creative Scotland Board.

February 6, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
CS calls emergency board meeting

CS calls emergency board meeting

Creative Scotland responds to pressure over RFO cuts:

Creative Scotland has today, Tuesday 30 January 2018, responded to pressure from across the theatre community at the removal of 20 organisations from its network of Regularly Funded Organisations.

January 30, 2018 | By | Reply 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
Six Hit CS Funds

Six Hit CS Funds

Creative Scots funding for Edinburgh theatre:
Snails, simians in space and time travel are among the themes of six theatre projects from Edinburgh-based companies and individuals that have been awarded a funds in Creatives Scotland’s latest round of Open Project grants.

July 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
New Head of Dance for CS

New Head of Dance for CS

Laura Cameron Lewis gets Head of Dance at Creative Scotland:
Creative Scotland has announced that Laura Cameron Lewis will be its Head of Dance, taking up the role from June 20 2016.

June 3, 2016 | By | Reply More