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Creative Scotland told to improve management

SCOTLAND'S crisis-hit arts funding body has been told it still needs to do "further work" on improving its management.

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Enthusiastic Scots rally round to revive hutting

Enthusiastic Scots rally round to revive hutting | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The Broons with their But an’ Ben might be a national icon – but the truth is that very few Scots are as lucky to have a simple, back-to-nature retreat to escape to with their families. On Saturday...
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Dinnae haud yer wheesht ... team collating all languages on planet lands in Scotland

Dinnae haud yer wheesht ... team collating all languages on planet lands in Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE plan is to collect and collate every single language on earth - whether it is spoken by billions or just a handful of people in some remote corner of the planet.
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T in the Park is moving to a new site at Strathallan Castle from 2015

T in the Park is moving to a new site at Strathallan Castle from 2015 | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

T in the Park is moving to a new site at Strathallan Castle from 2015. It’s centrally located in the heart of the beautiful Perthshire countryside, approximately one hour away from both Edinburgh and Glasgow. The festival will take place with an impressive early 19th century castle and 1000 acres of gorgeous woodlands as a stunning backdrop to the music.

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Aaah'm Votin YES | Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Aaah'm Votin YES | Edinburgh Festival Fringe | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

101 reasons to vote yes without the boring politics. A half Scottish, half African, Gaelic speaking comedian didn’t know how to vote in the referendum.

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Yes, No show goes public with heartfelt letter to MacLennan

Yes, No show goes public with heartfelt letter to MacLennan | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A heartfelt piece of theatrical correspondence from a convinced Yes voter to a man who believed in Scotland remaining part of the UK has been read in public for the first time.
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3000 Trees production team speak to BellaVision about new play inspired by Willie MacRae

Producer Mark MacNicol and Director Libby McArthur speak to BellaVision about their forthcoming Fringe Play, 3000 Trees, written by poet and playwright George Gunn…
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National Collective Announce Yestival Tour Dates | National Collective

National Collective Announce Yestival Tour Dates | National Collective | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

National Collective announces dates and locations of a major cultural tour as part of Yestival, The Summer of Independence.

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Book of the Day

Book of the Day | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A Bird is  Not a Stone Edited by Henry Bell and Sarah Irving (Freight Books, Glasgow) is the first major collection of contemporary Palestinian poetry translated by some of Scotland's finest writer...
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Gutted

Gutted | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Like many people today my first waking moments were filled with thoughts about the Macintosh building at Glasgow School of Art, and how yesterday seemed like a horrible dream. It se...

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Glasgow 2014: ticketing fiasco a mess of their own making

So, here we go again. As they fire up the boilers and pump the bellows to get the ticketing website up and running, folks are poised, virtual elbows sharpened, ready to do battle for the remaining ...
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A Question of Sport

A Question of Sport | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

By Daibhidh Rothach Around a decade ago, still with the naive belief that a Scots-speaking 'ned' from the South West would be given any sort of opportunity amidst the rampant prejudice of Gaeldom a...

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Yestival

Yestival | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Summer of Independence
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Home

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Exel Wines is proud to announce the inaugural Home of Whisky festival 2014.  Created with the aim of rekindling a passion and firm sway over the whisky industry from its once home, Perth....
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Should Scotland have an independent film industry?

Should Scotland have an independent film industry? | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
This year's Forsyth Hardy Lecture was delivered by David Archibald at 2014 Edinburgh International Film Festival. In it he asked questions of Scotland's film industry and what kind of a future it c...
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G3 CREATIVE's curator insight, July 4, 2:09 AM

Scotland should have its own film studio, and it should be based in Pacific Quay in Glasgow if Scotland's film industry has to grow.


The pilot episode of Game of Thrones was filmed in Scotland, but lost its production to Belfast's Titanic Studios. 

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A Dangerous Game

A Dangerous Game | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A Dangerous Game launched at the Edinburgh Festival last night. Patrick Small investigates the films significance. You’ve Been Trumped, Anthony Baxter’s documentary about the fight between local re...
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Braveheart screening marks battle date

Braveheart screening marks battle date | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
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Funny in Falkirk

Funny in Falkirk | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

101 reasons to vote yes without the boring politics. A half Scottish, half African, Gaelic speaking comedian didn’t know how to vote in the referendum.

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Perthshire promotes days of adventure at festival

Perthshire promotes days of adventure at festival | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Perthshire promotes days of adventure at festival
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Language and Largs

Language and Largs | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
When a languages dies, it is gone forever, only the whistle of the wind through grass, the gurgle of the moor burn at night, left to answer its ghost. While the tongues of the Pirahã and Cherokee a...
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The Loneliest Boy in the World - Review

The Loneliest Boy in the World - The last child of the Great Blasket By Gearóid Cheaist Ó Catháin with Patricia Ahern. Collins Press. The Blasket Islands, off the coast of Kerry in the extreme west...
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BBC dominates nominations for RTS Scotland Awards - News - The Stage

BBC dominates nominations for RTS Scotland Awards - News - The Stage | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
BBC programmes dominate the nominations in the drama sections of the inaugural Royal Television Society Scotland Awards. The awards cover all forms of tele
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Glasgow School of Art: A Friend in Need

Glasgow School of Art: A Friend in Need | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Whilst the fire was still raging in Glasgow School of Art my friend Robert Alan Jamieson posted this comment on Facebook: ‘feels more like the loss of a well-loved personality th...

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Don't call Glasgow's contemporary art scene a miracle

Don't call Glasgow's contemporary art scene a miracle | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Glasgow has produced three of this year's Turner Prize nominees, and several previous winners. Moira Jeffrey is not surprised
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Scottish Laugh Review

Scottish Laugh Review | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Scottish Left Review and the Jimmy Reid Foundation invite you to a gala afternoon of Lefty stand-up in Glasgow, May 3rd, the Stand Comedy Club, 333 Woodlands Road, from 4pm onwards.

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Edwyn Collins nominated for Album of the Year

Edwyn Collins nominated for Album of the Year | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
EDWYN Collins, the celebrated singer-songwriter who almost died after suffering a brain haemorrhage, has completed a remarkable comeback after being nominated for one of the nation’s most prestigious music industry honours.
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