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Climate Challenge: 1.5 Degree Films to Launch Summer 2021

Youth groups, schools, community organisations, activist groups and individuals of all ages, abilities and filmmaking experience will soon be invited to take part in a major Challenge to create 90‑second short films in response to climate change, to be screened in and around this November’s UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).

Further emergency funding

Further emergency funding for Culture Organisations and Performing Arts Venues

For immediate release 10 June 2021

Today, Thursday 10 June 2021, Creative Scotland announces details of £25m additional emergency funds to help cultural organisations and venues prevent insolvency or significant job losses due to the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. This funding was confirmed by the Scottish Government on 02 June.

Rebecca Wade, Abertay University

‘Climate Beacon’ to link creativity and climate change in Tayside for COP26

Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre, the James Hutton Institute, V&A Dundee, Dundee Museum of Transport and others are coming together to inspire public engagement and positive action in the Tayside in the run up to and beyond the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference, taking place in Glasgow this November.