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Over £1.7m National Lottery and Scottish Government funds for creative projects and development

104 projects are sharing in over £1.7m of National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards. 

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Launch of Access: Scotland

Strictly embargoed until 00:01am, Thursday 21 January 2021

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Further support for Scottish grassroots music venues

Grants of between £10K and £70K available for grassroots music venues

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 3 February 2021

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Over 100 international music promoters, record label representatives and agents gather for online for Showcase Scotland EXPO at Celtic Connections

Scottish musicians will be in the global spotlight this month when more than 100 leading music promoters, record label representatives and agents from across the world will gather virtually, for the 21st annual Showcase Scotland event at Celtic Connections

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Tailormade coaching support for Scotland’s creatives

Creative Scotland today, 19 January 2021, launches Creative  Scotland Crowdmatch 2021 in collaboration with Crowdfunder - the UK’s largest crowdfunding platform - offering expert coaching and match funding, to support Scotland’s creatives to run successful crowdfunding campaigns. 

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Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on cultural participation

Creative Scotland today publishes the findings from independent research looking at public attitudes to cultural participation and attendance in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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Highland and Islands creative freelancers and projects share in over £32,860 of National Lottery and Scottish Government funds

A book festival, a collaboration bringing together tidal sculpture and music and an audio-visual project speaking to themes of heritage and the environment are the Highlands-based projects and research and development initiatives sharing in £32,864 of National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards. 

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North east arts projects share in over £848K of National Lottery and Scottish Government funds

A textile project exploring genetics and ancestry, and an audio drama debunking myths around hallucination, are among the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire arts projects to share in funding from the National Lottery and Scottish Government through Creative Scotland’s Open Fund: Sustaining Creative Development

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New Shetland wellbeing festival shares in National Lottery arts funds

The development of a new creative wellbeing festival, devised by Shetland arts organisation GlobalYell Ltd, has received £14,899 in National Lottery funds through Creative Scotland’s Open Fund: Sustaining Creative Development

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Dumfries and Galloway interactive arts project shares in Scottish Government funds

A new interactive art project for Dumfries and Galloway has been awarded £14,994 development funding from the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland’s Open Fund: Sustaining Creative Development

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Glasgow’s creative freelancers and projects share in over £377K of National Lottery and Scottish Government funds

Two community arts programmes aimed at celebrating and fostering creativity, and a multi-artform project drawing links between Glasgow’s past and its present are among the Glasgow-based projects and research and development initiatives sharing in over £377,155 of National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards. 

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Scottish Government emergency funds for Youth Arts in East Ayrshire

East Ayrshire Council has received a total of £35,000 to help the recovery of youth arts provision across East Ayrshire, ensuring employment for youth arts practitioners and creative opportunities for children and young people continue despite the COVID-19 pandemic.