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New support for Aberdeen’s young musicians to celebrate Scotland’s musical heritage

Scottish Culture & Traditions (SC&T) has received new funding from The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Youth Development Fund in partnership with Creative Scotland to launch a series of taster sessions and workshops, aimed at encouraging a larger and more diverse youth audience across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to get involved in traditional music and culture. 

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Emergency Funds continue to reach Scotland’s creative freelancers

Emergency funds designed to support people working in Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries sectors who are experiencing immediate financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19, are continuing to reach those most in need.

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Edinburgh’s creative community adapting work during COVID-19

Edinburgh based creative projects Neu Reekie and Out of the Blueprint are amongst 68 projects across Scotland who have received a total of £1.6million from The National Lottery through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund, to reimagine work and create new opportunities during COVID-19.  

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Argyll and Bute’s natural beauty inspires local designer’s lockdown artworks

Argyll and Bute designer, Pieter van der Werf is taking inspiration from the area’s natural plant life, thriving during lockdown, to create a unique set of coloured dyes to colour hand-processed, locally sourced wools for the creation of new large-scale art works, for sale.  

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Emergency Funds Reaching Scotland’s Culture Sector

Emergency funds designed to support people working in Scotland’s culturesector who are experiencing immediate financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19, are now reaching those most in need. 

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Creative Scotland launches support for organisations to take creativity online

Creative Scotland has today, Wednesday 13 May, announced a new programme  for creative organisations to adapt their programming and content to the digital landscape, during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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Maisie Chan appointed as 2020 Gavin Wallace Fellow

Fellowship to be hosted by the Moat Brae National Centre for Children’s Literature 

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Local Support for Creative Industries in Argyll and Bute

Creative workers, enterprises, venues and organisations across Argyll and Bute are to receive bespoke business development support through a new initiative from Culture, Heritage & Arts Assembly Argyll & Isles (CHARTS), in partnership with the Innovation School at Glasgow School of Art. 

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Creative Scotland response to Scottish Government's newly announced £100million support for the self employed and SMEs

Following this afternoon's announcement by Cabinet Secretary Fiona Hyslop of £100 million funds to support the self employed and SMEs - https://www.gov.scot/news/lifeline-support-for-business-confirmed/ - Creative Scotland's Chief Executive Iain Munro commented:  

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Creative Scotland announces further support for creative sector during COVID-19 outbreak

Today, Monday 20 April 2020, Creative Scotland has announced an additional £2million to further support and sustain the country’s creative community during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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Local Support for Creative Businesses in West Dunbartonshire

West Dunbartonshire’s social enterprise Lodestone Creative has received new funding to support resilience and growth within the local creative community.  

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Creative Scotland response to the cancellation of Edinburgh's August festivals

"We understand and support the decision by Edinburgh's Festivals to cancel this Summer's activities at this extremely difficult time.