Fiona Hyslop

Extra £9m for creative freelancers

Extra £9m for creative freelancers

Creative Scotland’s emergency fund topped up

Creative Scotland is to share £9 million of new funding with Screen Scotland, for their Covid-19 hardship funds for creative freelancers.

February 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cap Theatres new £800K Covid funds

Cap Theatres new £800K Covid funds

Capital Theatres gets share of extra £3m Scot Gov funding

Capital Theatres is one of three Scottish performing arts organisations to benefit from their share of £3 million additional emergency Covid-19 support.

January 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
£500k lifeline for Cap Theatres

£500k lifeline for Cap Theatres

Capital Theatres gets £0.5 million emergency funds

The Scottish Government has announced an emergency grant of £500,000 for Capital Theatres, the charity which runs Edinburgh’s King’s, Festival and Studio theatres.

October 23, 2020 | By | Reply 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
£97M for Scottish culture

£97M for Scottish culture

Scottish culture gets share of £1.57 billion support package:

Scotland will get £97 million as a result of the Westminster government’s £1.57 billion investment to protect Britain’s cultural, arts and heritage institutions.

July 6, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Support for theatre fund

Support for theatre fund

Theatre leaders’ positive response to £10M fund:

The Scottish theatre sector has, unsurprisingly, welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of a £10 million Performing Arts Venues Relief fund for venues hit by the ongoing impact of Covid-19.

July 4, 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
ScotGov commits to theatre

ScotGov commits to theatre

Clear statements from Culture Sec & FM:

Economy and Culture secretary Fiona Hyslop said she is “actively working on the case” of theatre recovery post Covid-19 during the First Minister’s press conference on Friday 26 June 2020.

June 29, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Petition to save Lyceum workforce

Petition to save Lyceum workforce

Brian Cox lends support to Lyceum “family”

Actor Brian Cox has put his support behind staff at the Lyceum, where he had his first acting job, calling for management to be “absolutely straight with their incredibly loyal staff exactly what is proposed for the theatre’s future.”

June 8, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Support for festivals and workers

Support for festivals and workers

Festivals can repurpose existing grants:

The Scottish government and Edinburgh Council have both said that Edinburgh’s August festivals can repurpose existing grants to ensure their future.

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More