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  • Nine Scottish communities shortlisted for ‘Creative Place’ awards Nine Scottish communities have been shortlisted for the Creative Place Awards 2015. Run by Creative Scotland, the Awards target smaller communities across Scotland, outside the main cities, to enable them to enhance and promote the creative activities in their area. The Awards have three categories, each with an associated cash prize. The three communities shortlisted to win £50,000 ...
  • All You Knit Is Love April is shaping up to be a woolderfully colourful month as #LovetoKNIT launches across the UK and R.Ireland inviting people of all ages and abilities to share their love of knitting and crocheting with each other and the world. As yarnbombs and craftbombs have exploded into the public mainstream in the last few years the popularity ...
  • Echo Echo Dance Workshop – Space Echo Echo Dance in Derry~Londonderry is hosting a workshop, led by Antonia Sheina, to explore the theme of Space through dance and theatre. The workshop, aimed at people who have done some acting before and are interested in developing their practice, takes place on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March. Antonina Sheina worked as a classically ...

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  • All You Knit Is Love April is shaping up to be a woolderfully colourful month as #LovetoKNIT launches across the UK and R.Ireland inviting people of all ages and abilities to share their love of knitting and crocheting with each other and the world. As yarnbombs and craftbombs have exploded into the public mainstream in the last few years the popularity ...

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  • Press release: Culture Ministers congratulate 2014 Epic Award Winners 27 February 2014For immediate release  Culture Ministers congratulate 2014 Epic Award Winners  Voluntary arts achievement awarded at inspirational ceremony  A drumming group born out of the London 2012 Olympics; knitting project that transformed a Welsh town; arts festival that brought creativity to rural Scotland; and a group of poets who held recitals in their local park have all ...

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