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  • Tourette’s Hero performs as part of Bounce! Arts Festival An acclaimed comic play about living with Tourette’s is one of the headline acts at the fourth Bounce! Arts Festival Weekender. ‘Backstage in Biscuit Land’ which takes place on Friday, September 4 at the Lyric Theatre, is performed by writer, artist and part-time superhero, Jess Thom, co-founder of the website, touretteshero.com, which celebrates the humour and ...
  • Opportunities for creative groups to showcase their work at the Burrell Collection in Glasgow Music and craft groups in Glasgow have an opportunity to exhibit their work as part of the Burrell Collection’s public programme.  We find out more from Caroline Currie, Learning and Access Curator . . . Music at the Burrell “We would like to provide the opportunity for any voluntary music group to perform at the Burrell Collection in our spacious courtyard ...
  • Spotlight on . . . Dalkeith & Monktonhall Brass Band Heather Henderson of Dalkeith & Monktonhall Brass Band tells us all about the group, prior to its exciting involvement with the Edinburgh International Festival . . .  Tell us about the history of your band – “It was founded in 1989, when the Dalkeith Burgh and Monktonhall Colliery bands amalgamated due to dwindling numbers of players and ...

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  • #LovetoPHOTO: Fun with Photoshop Alongside Barra’s Best and the rest of the #LovetoPHOTO celebrations, we’ve been thrilled to run a series of articles on photographer Gary Cummins. In the past weeks we’ve taken a look at the tiny worlds he has created as well as some of the fun and inventive ways he’s captured scenes with high speed photography. We’ve also ...

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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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