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It's T Day - Herald Scotland

It's T Day - Herald Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Five months ago our band members had never played their instruments, yet they're about to face the crowd at Scotland's largest music event. It's not been an easy ride.

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Visit Dunfermline - Dunfermline's What's On Guide - Gigs and Events in Dunfermline, Fife

Visit Dunfermline - Dunfermline's What's On Guide - Gigs and Events in Dunfermline, Fife | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

From sporting events, entertainment, live gigs, social gatherings and much more, Visit Dunfermline's 'What's On Guide' offers fantastic entertainment & events across many Dunfermline venues.

 

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Scottish Book Trust Launches Search for New Writing Talent - HI-Arts

Scottish Book Trust Launches Search for New Writing Talent - HI-Arts | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Scottish Book Trust has announced that applications for the New Writers Awards 2012/13 are now open. With an additional three awards available this year, a total of 11 unpublished writers will be given the opportunity to pursue their dream of a career in writing.

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£11.3m boost for Capital’s culture sites - Top stories - Scotsman.com

THE National Library of Scotland is among local properties set to benefit from £11.3 million of funding announced by the Scottish Government.
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MSP secures government support for regional TV service - Local Headlines - Hawick News

HAWICK MSP John Lamont has secured the support of Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop for a South of Scotland TV service.
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IslaySpalding: New Commissioned Work

IslaySpalding: New Commissioned Work | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

As promised, a selection of recent commissions for jewellery and Kilt Pins -

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Scotland’s economy thrives on creativity (28/06/2012) | Creative Scotland

Scotland’s arts and creative industries sectors add more than £3.2 billion to the country’s economy, according to new research published today.

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ArtWorks Scotland « Fife's Creative Learning Network Blog

ArtWorks Scotland « Fife's Creative Learning Network Blog | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Take part in a national survey for artists who work in participatory settings, from ArtWorks Scotland.

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Music Review: Arild Andersen, Tommy Smith, Scottish National Jazz Orchestra - Celebration

Music Review: Arild Andersen, Tommy Smith, Scottish National Jazz Orchestra - Celebration | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
commemorating some of the amazing music released by the ECM label over the past 40 years. There have been a number of significant events associated with this milestone, and Celebration is one of the finest.
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Distant Worlds Coming to Scotland

Distant Worlds Coming to Scotland | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

The international concert phenomenon is coming to Scotland for the first time. Hosted at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 4th November 2012, Distant Worlds will...

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Creative Scotland backtracks on controversial funding changes Blog : BOP Consulting

Creative Scotland backtracks on controversial funding changes Blog : BOP Consulting | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
BOP Blog: Two weeks ago we blogged about controversial changes to funding arrangements proposed by Creative Scotland.
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BBC Scotland streams live coverage from World Pipe Band Championships across the globe

BBC Scotland streams live coverage from World Pipe Band Championships across the globe | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
BBC Scotland is again going global with live streaming from the World Pipe Band Championships....
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The Big Read: Actors to visit shopping centres to perform The Magic Porridge Pot

The Big Read: Actors to visit shopping centres to perform The Magic Porridge Pot | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
THE Daily Record’s Big Read campaign moves up a gear today as our summer storytelling road show makes its first stop in Stirling.
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Big Country Joins Line-Up of REWIND SCOTLAND, Replace Ali Campbell

Big Country Joins Line-Up of REWIND SCOTLAND, Replace Ali Campbell | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
REWIND SCOTLAND – The 80s Festival, which takes place between July 20th and 22nd at Scone Palace, Perthshire, have today confirmed that Ali Campbell will no longer perform at this year’s festival.Replacing Ali Campbell on the bill will be post-punk...
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Edinburgh International Film Festival review: Brave - Film - Scotsman.com

Edinburgh International Film Festival review: Brave - Film - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Boldly (or should that be bravely?) bucking the trend of typical animated blockbusters, Disney-Pixar’s latest offering finds them roaming in the gloaming with their first feisty red-headed heroine who wants her freedom in tenth century Scotland.
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Scottish Youth Theatre- Outreach sessions « Fife's Creative Learning Network Blog

Scottish Youth Theatre are offering outreach Storytelling Sessions during weekends of 10 September – 31 October 2012 for children aged 7 and under.

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contemporaryartscotland: Roddy Buchanan Talk - National Galleries of Scotland - Saturday 7 July 2012

Artist Roderick Buchanan gives a talk on his film and photographic work, LEGACY which follows two Scottish flute bands - The Parkhead Republican Flute Band and the Black Skull Corps of Fife and Drum - and their participation in the 2009/10 marching season in Northern Ireland.
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Arts and creativity worth billions - News and features - Scotsman.com

Arts and creativity worth billions - News and features - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTLAND’S arts and creative industries contribute £3.2 billion to the country’s economy and directly create 84,000 jobs, according to a new report.
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What does Scottish creativity mean to you? | The Banter

What does Scottish creativity mean to you? | The Banter | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it

Over the next three months, people from across Scotland, and the world, are encouraged to get creative and submit photographs and stories that sum up what Scottish creativity means to us, today. Part of the Year of Creative Scotland 2012 celebrations, See Us is a collaboration between Creative Scotland, Blipfoto, Young Scot and The Scotsman.

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Rankin on the case as thousands of Scots urged to get snapping Scots’ creative side - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Rankin on the case as thousands of Scots urged to get snapping Scots’ creative side - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
CRIME writer Ian Rankin has unveiled a three-month drive to turn thousands of Scots into amateur photographers.
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Millions to boost Lews Castle and Arnish yard - Local Headlines - Stornoway Gazette

Lews Castle and Arnish yard will benefit from a funding package of nearly £4million announced by the Scottish Government today (Wednesday).
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Golden Bear’s iconic jersey will take pride of place in museum - Top stories - Scotsman.com

A UNIQUE momento of the record-breaking career of “The Golden Bear” has been donated to the National Museum of Scotland.
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The Stand Comedy Club -

The Stand Comedy Club - | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Venues located in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle. Live stand-up comedy 7 nights a week, established 1995.
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Glasgow Events, Tron Theatre: Still Game, Merchant City Glasgow

Glasgow Events, Tron Theatre: Still Game, Merchant City Glasgow | Culture Scotland | Scoop.it
Your complete guide to eating, shopping and living in Glasgow's cultural, fashion and food quarter.
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