Culture Scotland
Follow
Find
6.9K views | +0 today
Culture Scotland
Culture, the arts and creative industries in Scotland
Curated by Peter A Bell
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

How would Scottish television cope without the BBC?

How would Scottish television cope without the BBC? | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Dan Sabbagh: Alex Salmond declared at Edinburgh he would break up the BBC after devolution – the BBC would live on, but an SBC might struggle...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Byre Theatre launch new art cinema programme

Byre Theatre launch new art cinema programme | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The Byre Theatre, Scotland’s only 5 star arts venue, last night launched its first full film programme – an achievement long in the making.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

BBC News - Glasgow streets close for Fast and Furious 6 filming

BBC News - Glasgow streets close for Fast and Furious 6 filming | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A number of streets in central Glasgow are to close at night to accommodate filming of the Hollywood movie Fast and Furious 6.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Scots author in awards row | Herald Scotland

Scots author in awards row | Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

THE winner of the Scottish Book of the Year Award said she was forced to change the words to her prize acceptance by the nation's arts funding body.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

What Place for Poetry in Politics?

What Place for Poetry in Politics? | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
This Saturday afternoon, as part of The Festival of Politics,  Aonghas MacNeicail, Janet Paisley and regular Bella columnist George Gunn – three highly regarded writers, poets, playwrigh...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

I am an English writer, not a British one, Ian McEwan tells Alex Salmond

I am an English writer, not a British one, Ian McEwan tells Alex Salmond | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Olympic opening ceremony was first and only time novelist had seen 'Britishness' celebrated, he tells Scotland's first minister...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Preview: Edinburgh International Television Festival

Preview: Edinburgh International Television Festival | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
IT’S DESCRIBED as a celebration of television – and there’s even a Murdoch there to join in the fun. Stephen McGinty previews the Edinburgh International Television Festival, which starts tomorrow.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Scottish childrens show Hairy Maclary to tour to Australia

Scottish childrens show Hairy Maclary to tour to Australia | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Nonsense Room Productions has announced that its hit children's show Hairy Maclary and Friends is to tour Australia for two years with a local cast.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Scottish Local History Forum Conference in Perth

The next Scottish Local History Forum Conference will be entitled For Reliefe of the Pure and Impotent: Welfare in Scotland before the Welfare State. It takes place on Friday October 26th 2012 in the A. K. Bell Library, Perth.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Irvine Welsh: Is There Such A Thing As National Culture?

Irvine Welsh: Is There Such A Thing As National Culture? | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
  by Irvine Welsh I’ve always considered myself belonging to the school of writers who should be read but not heard, so I don’t know what set of circumstances leads [...]...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Cadenza – One of Edinburgh's leading amateur choirs » Blog Archive » “Second to none” line-up of soloists for 2012 Fringe Concert

Cadenza – One of Edinburgh's leading amateur choirs » Blog Archive » “Second to none” line-up of soloists for 2012 Fringe Concert | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The soloists for this year’s Fringe concert have been described by Musical Director, Jenny Sumerling, as “second to none“.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Scottish Culture Online | Groups | Scotland Sings | Home

Scottish Culture Online | Groups | Scotland Sings | Home | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Scotland Sings is Hands Up for Trad’s brand new project, designed to bring new participants and audiences together through singing. Events are planned to take place across Scotland as part of St Andrew’s Day celebrations.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Silver band’s new music director - Local Headlines - Midlothian Advertiser

Silver band’s new music director - Local Headlines - Midlothian Advertiser | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
AN Army captain performing at the Edinburgh Tattoo has become musical director of a Midlothian band.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Kate Copstick’s Fringe Diary

IAM writing from my isolation tank where I am listening to dubstep on full volume as I promised to do if the Rubberbandits were not on the Foster’s Comedy Award Best Newcomer list.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

US owner to gift historic house

US owner to gift historic house | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
One of Edinburgh's oldest houses is to be gifted to Historic Scotland by its American owner under a unique agreement.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Blairgowrie to host 2014 Junior Ryder Cup - Ryder Cup

Blairgowrie to host 2014 Junior Ryder Cup - Ryder Cup | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire, Scotland, has been chosen as the venue for The 2014 Junior Ryder Cup between Europe and the United States.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Historic Scotland photo competition entries - Pictures - Scotsman.com

Historic Scotland photo competition entries - Pictures - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THEY are some of the most photographed locations in Scotland but as the submitted entries to this year’s Historic Scotland photography competition prove so far, the right angle, technique and vision can present these famous landmarks in a whole new...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Hyslop issues arts funding warning | Herald Scotland

Hyslop issues arts funding warning | Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

SCOTLAND'S Culture Secretary has weighed in to the row surrounding controversial funding changes to leading arts companies by warning the national funding body she oversees: "It is not for administrators, bureaucrats or governments to tell artists what to do."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Dumbarton and Vale school music initiative

DUMBARTON and Vale schools are being urged to sign up for a new ScottishPower initiative aimed at encouraging the use of music or language to explore important themes and aspects of society.,...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Paralympic flame lit on Ben Nevis

Paralympic flame lit on Ben Nevis | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scouts set off to light a flame on Britain's highest peak, Ben Nevis, to help start the Paralympic torch relay.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Scottish shows popular at Fringe

Scottish shows popular at Fringe | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
There are a number of high-profile shows at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival which showcase Scottish heritage and culture.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

"Storytelling, the ceilidh tradition, is such an important part of Scottish culture: Scottish artists and filmmakers need to stand up and reclaim that", says Tim Barrow

"Storytelling, the ceilidh tradition, is such an important part of Scottish culture: Scottish artists and filmmakers need to stand up and reclaim that", says Tim Barrow | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Tim Barrow explains why he believes modern story tellers – particularly those involved in film and theatre – have a vital role to play in creating Scotland’s cultural and political future in the run-up to the independence referendum in 2014.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Alison Peebles highlights MS agony in new play

Alison Peebles highlights MS agony in new play | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
ALISON PEEBLES, whose credits include Taggart, High Times, Afterlife and Sex Traffic, was diagnosed in 2001 and has been coping with her progressive symptoms ever since.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

A Little Live EP, by Lins Honeyman

Immediate download of 4-track album in your choice of MP3 320, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

As a thank you if you're kind enough to pay more than £5 for this release, an acoustic version of I Want Jesus To Walk With Me (recorded and performed at a house concert by Lins and Morna) will be sent as an MP3 file to you via email.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter A Bell
Scoop.it!

Billy Connolly set for art show

Billy Connolly set for art show | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish comedian Billy Connolly is displaying a collection of his art in Aberdeen this weekend.
more...
No comment yet.