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All that Olympic gold doesn’t come cheap

Unless the lottery comes to the rescue, real terms spending on sport in Scotland will fall and sportscotland will be facing some tough choices in what to invest in. Talk of creating a new generati...
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£11.5m theatre facelift begins - Scottish Headlines - Fife Today

£11.5m theatre facelift begins - Scottish Headlines - Fife Today | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Work to transform a historic theatre into a "world-class venue" is beginning.
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African Caribbean Centre Glasgow: Saturday 4th August - Reggae Beach Party Charity Fundraiser

This Saturday, 4th August, to celebrate FIFTY YEARS of Jamaican Independence, we're having a Reggae Beach Party.

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Harry Hill art show at festival

Harry Hill art show at festival | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
An exhibition of paintings and sculptures by comedian and TV presenter Harry Hill opens as part of the Edinburgh Art Festival.
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New touring production based on life of actress Alison Peebles | Northings

New touring production based on life of actress Alison Peebles | Northings | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

My Shrinking Life is an exciting collaboration between one of Scotland’s leading actors, directors and theatre/film makers, Alison Peebles and European experimental theatre-maker, Lies Pauwels.

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Scottish cult classic to become television series

Scottish cult classic to become television series | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

It has been revealed that Irvine Welsh is in discussions to turn the book Trainspotting, published in 1993, into a 10-part television series.

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Men of Letters

Men of Letters | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Portraits of Scottish Writers by Steve Carroll and Sean Lee opening Saturday 4 August 2012 19:30 upstairs at Bongo Club, 37 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh

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'Fantastic showcase' shines light on Scottish creative talent

'Fantastic showcase' shines light on Scottish creative talent | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish fashion, design and technology go on show at promotion in London.
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Riverview High School Choir in Ireland & Scotland

Riverview High School Choir in Ireland & Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
“Our recent performance tour to Ireland & Scotland was fantastic! My students sang in castles, an abbey and in beautiful ...
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Scottish Actors: Scottish actor en route to Hollywood film première after pals organise a whip-round in local pub

Scottish Actors: Scottish actor en route to Hollywood film première after pals organise a whip-round in local pub | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

An actor who stars with Tom Hanks in his latest film could be off to Hollywood – as pals in his local plan to turn a digital whip-round into a movie and send him to the première.

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‘no strings attached’ a grant scheme for young theatre makers - Creative Choices

‘no strings attached’ a grant scheme for young theatre makers - Creative Choices | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A grant scheme for young people aged 18-25, to help make their first piece of theatre.
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Tapestries inspired by William Wallace letters go on public display

Tapestries inspired by William Wallace letters go on public display | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The two hangings will be available to view at the Scottish Parliament until September 8.
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Local TV: Coming to Channels 8 and 45 on Freeview - Recombu

Local TV channels in the UK are set to launch on Channels 8 and 45 on Freeview. Today DMOL (Digital Terrestrial TV Multiplex Operators Limited) announced...
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Picasso and Modern British Art opens at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

Picasso and Modern British Art opens at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The first exhibition to explore Pablo Picasso’s lifelong connections with Britain is the highlight of this year’s Festiva...

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The joke's on Sheridan in a Fringe fable | Herald Scotland

The joke's on Sheridan in a Fringe fable | Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

It is said there is no such thing as bad publicity, but even a pathological attention-seeker like Tommy Sheridan may now be disputing that one.

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Film to give public sneak preview of new £45m V&A museum in city | Culture | Scotland on TV from STV

Film to give public sneak preview of new £45m V&A museum in city | Culture | Scotland on TV from STV | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The £45m V&A at Dundee museum is expected to open in 2015 on the banks of the Tay.
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National Theatre of Scotland and University of Edinburgh Launch New Drama Prize

National Theatre of Scotland and University of Edinburgh Launch New Drama Prize | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Britain’s oldest literary awards, the James Tait Black Prizes, are being extended to include a new category for drama.
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Humanist weddings now outnumber Catholic weddings in Scotland : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

A chief provider and curator of Catholic information on the web since 1996. Our editorial voice, always faithful to the teachings of the Church, assists and inspires Catholic clergy and laity.
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Jonathan Mills: It is our artistic culture that changes society - Arts - Scotsman.com

Jonathan Mills: It is our artistic culture that changes society - Arts - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE capital has a global reputation for the arts, writes Jonathan Mills, and the obvious place for a Festival of Culture...
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Edinburgh's mysterious book sculptures go on tour

Edinburgh's mysterious book sculptures go on tour | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
The discovery of intricate book sculptures left anonymously in Edinburgh literary spots last year entranced book-lovers.
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BBC ALBA commits to rugby with further TV coverage - Top Rugby Stories - Scotsman.com

BBC ALBA will be covering more Scottish rugby matches this season, easing concern among some Glasgow and Edinburgh supporters that the draw of Third Division football and Rangers might affect rugby’s new coverage.
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Assembly name could create comedy of errors at Fringe festival – promoter - All articles - Scotsman.com

Assembly name could create comedy of errors at Fringe festival – promoter - All articles - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
A COMEDY promoter has warned of confusion and chaos for ticket holders during the Fringe festival in Edinburgh because two organisations are operating at different locations under almost identical names.
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New chairman appointed to take over at National Museum of Scotland | Culture | Scotland on TV from STV

New chairman appointed to take over at National Museum of Scotland | Culture | Scotland on TV from STV | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Bruce Minto will take over from Sir Angus Grossart at the visitor attraction.
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Daily Campello Art News: More Scottish watercolors

Daily Campello Art News: More Scottish watercolors | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

You can probably tell that I've got a new gizmo that scans slides (remember slides) as digital files at the push of a button. Subsequently, I've begun the process to scan the thousands of slides that I have accumulated over the years.

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