Campaign to save the Byre Theatre

The news has comes as a shock to Scotland’s arts lovers. The Byre Theatre in St Andrews has been forced to close after running...

New chapter begins for book festival

Without wishing to be churlishly pedantic, it's hardly an auspicious start. “The Edinburgh International Book Festival unveiled its 2010 programme this morning with a...

PROFILE: JAMES HAWKINS, LANDSCAPE ARTIST

The far North West of Scotland is one of the most strikingly beautiful parts of the country. The mountains of Assynt are unique. The...

Slight lack of ‘Highlandness’ in Highlands art exhibition

By John Knox Is there such a thing as Highland art? This is what the latest exhibition at the Edinburgh City Art Centre is asking...

Andrew Dixon Resigns as Chief Executive of Creative Scotland

This has been the Year of Creative Scotland. However, it’s been a year of trouble for the arts communities in Scotland. It has been...

Highlights from the World Press Photo exhibition in Edinburgh

By Graeme Murdoch “To collect photographs is to collect the world. Movies and television programs light up walls, flicker, and go out; but with still...

Jenny Niven joins Creative Scotland

Jenny Niven joins the Creative Scotland team (Picture from Flikr) In the latest moves of Janet Archer to strengthen the team at Creative Scotland, has arrived...

THE SINGING BRAVEHEART

In the 'Roman de Fergus', the hero must travel to Dunnottar to retrieve a magic shield Scotland has a new hero. He’s called Fergus and...

Jinglin’ Geordie and the Cheapside Hoard

Just a sample of the Cheapside Hoard George Heriot, the founder of the eponymous school, was one of the court jewellers to King James VI...

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE AT THE EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL

This is the 30th anniversary of the Edinburgh International Book Festival and, right from the start back in 1983, children’s books and writers have...