Leading online

|16 December 2015| By Paul MacAlindin - conductor of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq  We conductors are a funny breed; once we get a taste for it, it's hard to stop.  Yes, we'll tell you that the mus...

Creating a stronger Scotland

|8 December 2015| by Creative Scotland’s chief executive, Janet Archer  Creativity is more important now than ever before in the context of the challenging times we live in. It is important because it con...

Tributes paid to Scottish legend

|5 December 2015| Tributes are being paid to one of Scotland’s greatest ever writers, William McIlvanney, who has died aged 79. The Kilmarnock-born novelist produced a body of work that will resonate with...

Imagining a better future

|3 December 2015| One of the country's most iconic buildings will be lit up for the world to enjoy in 2016, Scotland's Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design. Widely recognised as one the most import...

Amsterdam gong for Srebrenica film

|26 November 2015| A film portraying the impact on survivors of the Srebrenica genocide which claimed thousands of lives has won a prestigious award in Amsterdam. Produced and edited in Scotland, The Fog ...

December release for film innovation conference

|24 November 2015| Manchester will host the film exhibition innovation conference - THIS WAY UP - next month. Launched last year to great acclaim this year's event promises to be an even greater success t...

Young artists to design Fringe poster

|23 November 2015| Young Scottish artists are being asked to come up with an innovative and eye-catching design for the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe poster. Launching the 2016 Schools Poster Competition...

Glasgow is the place to be

|20 November 2015| The National Geographic Traveler  has named Glasgow as one of its 20 ‘Best of the World’ destinations for 2016, which will come as no surprise to anyone who has visited the city. Home t...

Creative competition calls for collaboration

|16 november 2015| Scotland's creative industries are being encouraged to collaborate by a new competition designed to give a major boost to the sector. A £50,000 competition to inspire Scotland’s creativ...

Oscar legend honoured in Glasgow

|13 November 2015| A true pioneer in optical design for cinematography has received an honorary degree from the University of Strathclyde. Professor Iain Neil returned to his old stamping ground yesterday...