Funding

Threat to King’s refurb

Threat to King’s refurb

“Double Jeopardy” for King’s over refurbishment funds:

Money collected by Capital Theatres and allocated for the proposed £25million refurbishment of the King’s Theatre has, ironically, put the future of the theatre in doubt.

August 5, 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
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
Help for theatre Freelancers

Help for theatre Freelancers

£500K for dedicated Theatre Artists Fund:

A new Theatre Artists Fund will provide emergency support for theatre workers and freelancers across the UK in need of financial support due to the impact of Covid-19 on the theatre sector.

July 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
A £97m opportunity

A £97m opportunity

Measured support for £1.57 billion for arts:

The announcement of a £1.57 billion package of support for the art across the UK has been met with near universal acclaim. But is it a lifeline or an opportunity?

July 6, 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
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
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