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Opportunity: 1.5° Films – 90-second climate film challenge

Opportunity: 1.5° Films – 90-second climate film challenge

We are calling out to people based anywhere in Scotland to submit 90-second films to express reactions and reflections on …

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Opportunity: Alchemy Film & Arts seeks new trustees

Opportunity: Alchemy Film & Arts seeks new trustees

We are looking for up to three trustees, including a new chair, who can bring new perspectives to our organisation. …

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Guest blog: Film production in the time of COVID

Guest blog: Film production in the time of COVID

Storytelling is ultimately heroes and villains, rises and falls. During the pandemic we’ve had all of these things – but, …

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Opportunity: free film-making training for Scotland’s youth workers

Opportunity: free film-making training for Scotland’s youth workers

Keep Scotland Beautiful have partnered with Screen Scotland through the Youth Climate Film Project to offer free film-making training for …

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Take One Action Film Festival 2020

Take One Action Film Festival 2020

2020 has been a tumultuous year… but we’re pleased to be able to provide a tiny wee bit of stability: …

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New films from VeloCommunities embedded artist project released!

New films from VeloCommunities embedded artist project released!

Last year we supported theatre-maker Lewis Hetherington and filmmaker Geraldine Heaney to work with Glasgow cycling charity Bike for Good …

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Opportunity: Zero Waste Scotland and Creative Carbon Scotland seek filmmaker

Opportunity: Zero Waste Scotland and Creative Carbon Scotland seek filmmaker

Zero Waste Scotland has recently formed an independent advisory group whose purpose is to analyse the challenges associated with decoupling …

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Cycling film to premiere during Scotland’s Climate Week

Cycling film to premiere during Scotland’s Climate Week

‘Let’s Go! A film about cycling, community and climate change’ is the second film to be produced from the two-year …

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News: New film ‘The Carbon Farmer’ launched

News: New film ‘The Carbon Farmer’ launched

In their current state the UK’s peatlands are a source of around 20 million tonnes of CO2 (equivalent) per year …

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Meet Marek & Ianco, young stars of new VeloCommunities film

Meet Marek & Ianco, young stars of new VeloCommunities film

An uplifting new short film about “VeloCommunities”, a project which is widening access to cycling and helping Glasgow be a …

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News: Take One Action Film Festival returns to Aberdeen & Inverness!

Take One Action – Scotland’s global change cinema project – returns to Aberdeen and Inverness this November to premiere the …

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News: Take One Action launch a brand new Global Change Film Directory!

News: Take One Action launch a brand new Global Change Film Directory!

Take One Action Film Festivals present a brand new global change film directory!

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Sustainability in Film – November Fortnight

Sustainability in Film – November Fortnight

We’re pleased to announce a series of events connecting climate change, sustainability and film this November. Whether you’re interested in …

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Hebrides International Film Festival

Hebrides International Film Festival

Running 14th-17th Sept offering a wide ranging programme under it’s islands and environments theme.

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Case Study: Green Buildings and Content at Glasgow Film

Case Study: Green Buildings and Content at Glasgow Film

A sustainable building Operating in a building built in 1939 (and B listed) Glasgow Film have been making environmental improvements …

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Blog: Cinema Verde at the Edinburgh International Film Festival

Blog: Cinema Verde at the Edinburgh International Film Festival

Last week as part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival (running from the 15th-26th June 2016), Creative Carbon Scotland hosted …

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Case Study: Wee Green Cinema at Take One Action Film Festivals

Case Study: Wee Green Cinema at Take One Action Film Festivals

Although the cycle-cinema idea is springing up across the world, Take One Action Film Festivals have recently begun incorporating their …

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Sustainability and Film: Creative Scotland Film Strategy 2014-2017

Sustainability and Film: Creative Scotland Film Strategy 2014-2017

Creative Scotland has recently published their Film Strategy for 2014-2017. The strategy includes the context and ambitions of contemporary Scottish …

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Case Study: Sustainable Procurement – Film City Glasgow

Case Study: Sustainable Procurement – Film City Glasgow

In their development of a Sustainable Procurement policy, Film City Glasgow have evaluated, and made significant changes, to what they …

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Case Study: Tenant Engagement – Film City Glasgow

Case Study: Tenant Engagement – Film City Glasgow

The new Programme for Sustainability ensures that environmental benefits are maintained over time as the organisation aims to impact on the wider …

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#GreenFests Tips: Top green films at the Take One Action Film Festival

#GreenFests Tips: Top green films at the Take One Action Film Festival

Take One Action is a Scottish-based organisation dedicated to promoting social and environmental justice through film. The organisation is hosting an …

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Guidance on Sustainability in the Film & Screen Industry

Guidance on Sustainability in the Film & Screen Industry

Here are some helpful resources and links to the guidance currently provided for the film and screen industries. Standards and …

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Green Tease Reflections: All about COP26

Green Tease Reflections: All about COP26

COP26 is the 26th annual ‘Conference of the Parties’ to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. It will be …

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Climate Beacons for COP26: update for Climate Week 2021

Climate Beacons for COP26: update for Climate Week 2021

Argyll Beacon In Argyll, Cove Park and ACT have announced a whole series of events and activities taking place across …

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Guest blog: Joyce McMillan on Scotland’s Climate Assembly Report & the Cultural Sector

Guest blog: Joyce McMillan on Scotland’s Climate Assembly Report & the Cultural Sector

THE PUBLICATION of the report and recommendations of Scotland’s Climate Assembly, on 23rd June this year, could hardly have been …

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Creating future visions for the seas of the Outer Hebrides

Creating future visions for the seas of the Outer Hebrides

The activities followed the structure of past, present and future (in Gaelic: An-dè – yesterday, An-diugh’s – today, and A-Màireach …

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Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to your Digital Carbon Footprint

Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to your Digital Carbon Footprint

While the term ‘digital footprint’ is generally defined as the traces of data left behind from an individual or an …

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Have your say on World Oceans Day!

Have your say on World Oceans Day!

The United Nations World Oceans Day (8th June) is a day for humanity to celebrate the ocean. To mark the …

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Case Study: Glasgow Women’s Library on Retrofitting, Community Gardening and Sharing Green Learnings

Case Study: Glasgow Women’s Library on Retrofitting, Community Gardening and Sharing Green Learnings

This case study was produced by Glasgow Women’s Library Green Cluster members Becca Lewis, Facilities Management Officer and Gabrielle Macbeth, …

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Seas our Future: Visioning Marine Protection in the Outer Hebrides

Seas our Future: Visioning Marine Protection in the Outer Hebrides

Between 22nd May and 5th June Taigh Chearsabhagh will be running creative online workshops and outdoor activities exploring past, present …

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Green Tease Reflections: Embedded

Green Tease Reflections: Embedded

The event started with a quick icebreaker. Attendees were asked to think of films – environmental or otherwise – that …

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Read: March 2021 newsletter

Read: March 2021 newsletter

Our March edition is now available. Featuring: New board member welcome Green Arts case study – Adaptation and advocacy through …

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Case Study: Edinburgh Art Festival and Ellie Harrison on adaptation and advocacy through art

Case Study: Edinburgh Art Festival and Ellie Harrison on adaptation and advocacy through art

You can watch a filmed version of this case study here.   Amanda Airey on the Edinburgh Art Festival’s comprehensive …

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Culture for Climate Scotland

Culture for Climate Scotland

Culture for Climate Scotland is a group of Green Arts and Green Tease members pushing for greater climate action and a just and green recovery for culture.

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Twist’s Shift #2

Twist’s Shift #2

It’s taken a little while to publish a second edition but, as for the previous edition, I hope there is …

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Opportunity: The art of energy

Opportunity: The art of energy

Global energy demand continues to rise. To meet this demand energy producers are increasingly relying on innovative methods of harvesting …

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Opportunity: Tiny plays for a brighter future

Opportunity: Tiny plays for a brighter future

​ESB has joined forces with Fishamble: The New Play Company to set a challenge for the Irish public, and anyone …

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Cheaper renewable energy for arts and culture

Cheaper renewable energy for arts and culture

However, historically the price of renewable energy has made it difficult for cultural organisations to switch. It can also be confusing to …

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Opportunity: Just Imagine arts competition

Opportunity: Just Imagine arts competition

WWF has launched a nationwide competition calling on creatives to produce artworks that reimagine a greener, thriving future – where …

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Guest blog: Common-sense solutions to our climate and nature crises

Guest blog: Common-sense solutions to our climate and nature crises

In Carbon Choices, I identify five common sense principles to tackle climate change: 1. Price carbon pollution 2. Consume carefully, …

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Case Study: Theatre Gu Leòr responds to the climate emergency both logistically and artistically

Case Study: Theatre Gu Leòr responds to the climate emergency both logistically and artistically

As an arts organisation that receives public funding, we have an obligation to manage our carbon footprint and report on …

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Opportunity: RSA Annual Exhibition 2021 – Call to Artists

Opportunity: RSA Annual Exhibition 2021 – Call to Artists

The RSA Annual Exhibition is the most extensive exhibition of contemporary art and architecture in Scotland. Having been a mainstay …

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Opportunity: RSA Annual Exhibition 2021 – Call to Architects

Opportunity: RSA Annual Exhibition 2021 – Call to Architects

We are delighted to announce that the RSA Open Exhibition of Architecture is returning once again this spring as part …

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Green Tease Reflections: Understanding Climate Complexity

Green Tease Reflections: Understanding Climate Complexity

The event commenced with an introduction from Dr Hannah Grist from Blue Action, in which she outlined the aims of …

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Ben’s Strategy Blog: How, and why, are we applying cultural practices to Clyde Rebuilt? 

Ben’s Strategy Blog: How, and why, are we applying cultural practices to Clyde Rebuilt? 

Our partners on the Clyde Rebuilt project are Sniffer, a resilience-focused charity that runs the Adaptation Scotland programme for the Scottish …

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Read: October 2020 newsletter

Read: October 2020 newsletter

Our October edition is now available. Featuring: Film production in the time of COVID Introducing Clyde Rebuilt Green Tease reflections …

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Case study: Grid Iron on being flexible and green despite COVID-19

Case study: Grid Iron on being flexible and green despite COVID-19

Up until 23rd March 2020 we at Grid Iron were pretty far ahead in our planning for our August outdoor …

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Opportunity: Multidisciplinary Residency Call for Applications

Opportunity: Multidisciplinary Residency Call for Applications

Participants are invited to respond to the residency’s theme of transience, outlined below. Each applicant should clearly indicate how, during …

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Reflections on the Green Arts August Meetup: Just and Green Recovery

Reflections on the Green Arts August Meetup: Just and Green Recovery

Almost 30 Green Arts members signed up, demonstrating considerable interest in this subject. Two staff members from Creative Scotland, as …

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Seas of the Outer Hebrides

Seas of the Outer Hebrides

In 2019, Creative Carbon Scotland partnered with the Marine Protected Area Management and Monitoring (MarPAMM) project to bring inclusive, creative approaches to …

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A History of Arts and Culture at COPs

A History of Arts and Culture at COPs

Many people from arts and culture are keen to get involved with making the most of this moment, but what …

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Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Making Plans for COP26

Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Making Plans for COP26

Each COP involves a closed ‘blue zone’ where negotiations take place and country ‘pavilions’ are situated as well as a …

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Twist’s Shift #1

Twist’s Shift #1

Those of you who subscribed to the Twist List in the past may recognise the style. This is the first edition, as it were, …

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Opportunity: Outdoor arts and mixed media commissions

Opportunity: Outdoor arts and mixed media commissions

Renfrewshire Leisure wish to commission a series of innovative pop-up outdoor arts and mixed media installations to be explored from …

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Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Climate Justice

Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Climate Justice

This guide includes:  The basics: What is climate justice?  Why is climate justice relevant to Scottish arts and culture organisations?  How can you run your organisation in …

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Read: April 2020 newsletter

Read: April 2020 newsletter

Our latest newsletter is out now! Featuring: A new blog from Ben – ‘Navigating a future for our arts post-COVID-19’ …

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Ben’s Strategy Blog: Navigating a future for our arts post-COVID-19

Ben’s Strategy Blog: Navigating a future for our arts post-COVID-19

Scotland’s cultural sector is in terrible pain and filled with uncertainty about the future. Artists and freelancers have seen their …

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Decoupling Advisory Group embedded artist project

Decoupling Advisory Group embedded artist project

Zero Waste Scotland has recently formed an independent advisory group, the purpose of which is to analyse the challenges associated …

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Opportunity: new deadlines for John Byrne Award

Opportunity: new deadlines for John Byrne Award

The John Byrne Award is Scotland’s most inclusive competition for emerging artists. Our aim is to encourage a discussion about …

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Green Tease Reflections: Renfrewshire Arts and Culture

Green Tease Reflections: Renfrewshire Arts and Culture

Introductions Leonie Bell, Paisley Partnership Strategic Lead, gave us a quick update on Future Paisley, a programme of events, activity …

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#GreenArts Day 2020: Live Updates

#GreenArts Day 2020: Live Updates

Green arts day is now over for this year, but scroll down to get some highlights of what happened during …

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Case Study: Start the Change with Highland One World’s Change Makers

Case Study: Start the Change with Highland One World’s Change Makers

Since 1992 Highland One World Global Learning Centre have supported schools in the Highlands and Islands to promote Global Citizenship …

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Case Study: North East Arts Touring Screening of Vitamin Sea

Case Study: North East Arts Touring Screening of Vitamin Sea

The Partnership At NEAT Shows we promote theatre performances and cinema screenings in rural venues across Aberdeenshire and Moray via …

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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

We are continuing to organise events but, in line with current government and NHS recommendations, we are looking at holding …

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Green Tease Reflections: Listening to the Anthropocene

Green Tease Reflections: Listening to the Anthropocene

Listening Exercise Emily Doolittle kicked off the event by leading everyone in a listening exercise. We first listened to what we could hear …

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Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Environmental Policies

Creative Carbon Scotland’s Guide to Environmental Policies

It contains advice on: What is an environmental policy? What makes a good policy? Getting Started: the 5 key questions …

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Opportunity: Island Going 2020 – Outer Hebrides residency

Opportunity: Island Going 2020 – Outer Hebrides residency

In partnership with Ocean Guides* and building on the success of three previous land- and sea-based residencies for An Lanntair …

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Green Tease Reflections: COP Tales and Cocktails

Green Tease Reflections: COP Tales and Cocktails

COP26 will be the 26th annual UN climate conference, probably the most important gathering on climate change since the Paris …

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Green Tease Reflections: Island Futures

Green Tease Reflections: Island Futures

We also heard from Mairi Davies of Historic Environment Scotland who demonstrated the connections between the issues raised in the …

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Guest blog: “Let’s Go!” The Launch …

Guest blog: “Let’s Go!” The Launch …

I can’t believe it’s almost six weeks since the launch of Let’s Go! our film about cycling, community and climate …

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Green Arts Conference 2019: Report and more now available

Green Arts Conference 2019: Report and more now available

The conference report for the 2019 Green Arts Conference is now available to download from our website. The report summarises …

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Watch ‘Let’s Go!’

Watch ‘Let’s Go!’

Our embedded artist project with Bike for Good, Glasgow’s cycling charity, enjoyed a fun-filled launch on Saturday 12th October. Watch …

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Creative Energy Project

Creative Energy Project

What is ‘Creative Energy’? Creative Energy is a renewable energy procurement strategy designed to give members the very best energy …

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How can culture support political action on climate change?

How can culture support political action on climate change?

As a sector, it can feel like there is a conflict between the moral imperative to engage with climate change …

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VeloCommunities Embedded Artist Project: Can Cycling Save the World?

VeloCommunities Embedded Artist Project: Can Cycling Save the World?

We know that changing the way we travel is one of the biggest challenges facing Scotland (and the rest of …

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Guest Blog: Meaning Making

Guest Blog: Meaning Making

Stick with me on this one folks. I’ve let my thoughts wonder freely. Do you feel like you’re single when …

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Opportunity: Artist Facilitator for Art Camp – CLIMart

Opportunity: Artist Facilitator for Art Camp – CLIMart

Introducing Lakeland Arts Lakeland Arts is one of the most remarkable arts and heritage organisations in the North and has …

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Ben’s strategy blog: Today the arts, tomorrow the world!

Ben’s strategy blog: Today the arts, tomorrow the world!

Well, for a start, change by individual organisations is very difficult One of the things I learned from the research …

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#GreenTease Podcast: What’s the social and environmental cost of recorded music?

#GreenTease Podcast: What’s the social and environmental cost of recorded music?

We joined Dr Matt Brennan for the launch of his new music venture Citizen Bravo‘s debut album ‘Build A Thing of …

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#GreenTease Podcast: Can experiencing fiction and the unfamiliar help to change the way humans act and relate to the climate crisis?

#GreenTease Podcast: Can experiencing fiction and the unfamiliar help to change the way humans act and relate to the climate crisis?

The latest episode “Can experiencing fiction and the unfamiliar help to change the way humans act and relate to the …

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News: Citizen Bravo – Build a thing of Beauty

News: Citizen Bravo – Build a thing of Beauty

It gives Chemikal Underground Records great pleasure to introduce the unabashed geek pop of Citizen Bravo, AKA songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and …

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Case Study: Creative and Sustainable Re-use with Reset Scenery

Case Study: Creative and Sustainable Re-use with Reset Scenery

Reset Scenery (CIC) is a Scottish based, not for profit company dedicated to providing the Scottish creative arts sector with …

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#GreenArts Day 2019 – How are YOU celebrating the creative community going green?

#GreenArts Day 2019 – How are YOU celebrating the creative community going green?

#GreenArts is about Scotland’s Green Arts community sharing what they’re doing to improve their environmental performance, learning from others about …

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Case Study: The Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship and Alternative Pathways to Sustainability at Summerhall

Case Study: The Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship and Alternative Pathways to Sustainability at Summerhall

The Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship In 2019, Summerhall is the sixth host of the Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship, supported by …

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Guest Blog: Crises. Crocuses. Creativity.

Guest Blog: Crises. Crocuses. Creativity.

I’m currently Artist in Residence with the brilliant Bike for Good documenting their Velocommunities project which has two main aims; Firstly, …

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Opportunity: Funded Green Tease Open Call at UNFIX Festival

Opportunity: Funded Green Tease Open Call at UNFIX Festival

This special edition of the Green Tease Open Call is in partnership with UNFIX Festival, at CCA Glasgow on 29-31 …

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Ben’s Strategy blog: How we bring about change – Individuals, Organisations and Structures

Ben’s Strategy blog: How we bring about change – Individuals, Organisations and Structures

That responding to the climate crisis is now part of cultural organisations’ work and practitioners’ thinking isn’t just down to …

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Guest Blog: Local perspectives on a global phenomenon & global changes in local places (Part III)

Guest Blog: Local perspectives on a global phenomenon & global changes in local places (Part III)

Local perspectives on a global phenomenon & global changes in local places – Talking about ‘scales’ and the urgency of …

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Watch: “Improve Scotland” the winning entry from Levenmouth Adapts’ Creative Minds competition

Watch: “Improve Scotland” the winning entry from Levenmouth Adapts’ Creative Minds competition

In the film, Improve Scotland’s intrepid reporter Chris Peacock takes to the streets – and shore and local amusements arcade …

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Opportunity: Grow Wild Creative Youth Project Funding – Apply Now!

Opportunity: Grow Wild Creative Youth Project Funding – Apply Now!

Get ready for an experience like no other and join Grow Wilds mission to empower young people aged 14-25 to …

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Guest Blog: The joy of the present and the great unknown of the future

Guest Blog: The joy of the present and the great unknown of the future

In my first blog I leant into the idea of cycling as a path to joy, freedom and empowerment. Nothing …

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Ben’s Strategy Blog: Cultural and Environmental Strategies

Ben’s Strategy Blog: Cultural and Environmental Strategies

The Scottish Government is currently consulting on two strategies that relate to Creative Carbon Scotland’s work: A Culture Strategy for …

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Opportunity: Green Tease Open Call

Opportunity: Green Tease Open Call

The Green Tease Open Call is a funded opportunity which supports sustainability practitioners and artists to exchange knowledge, ideas and …

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How to do your (world-leading) Carbon Management Planning!

How to do your (world-leading) Carbon Management Planning!

All organisations receiving Regular Funding from Creative Scotland are required to submit a Carbon Management Plan by 5th October 2018. …

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Green Picks and Opportunities of the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Green Picks and Opportunities of the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Here’s our summary of sustainability activity at the Fringe: Strategic Engagement by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society The Edinburgh Festival …

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Guest Blog: Cartoon Capers in Edinburgh

Guest Blog: Cartoon Capers in Edinburgh

A quirky two minute animation to inspire greater participation in Edinburgh’s natural environment has been produced by Royal Botanic Garden …

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Guest Blog: Can Cycling Save the World?

Guest Blog: Can Cycling Save the World?

So I’ve started my residency with Bike For Good, on Victoria Road in the Southside of Glasgow. Minutes away from …

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New project announcement: Velocommunities 1000th Climate Challenge Fund project

New project announcement: Velocommunities 1000th Climate Challenge Fund project

Velocommunities will run between Spring 2018 and March 2020, supporting communities in Glasgow’s Southside and West End to cycle in …

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Opportunity: Grow Wild Creative Funding for 14-25!

Opportunity: Grow Wild Creative Funding for 14-25!

Wildflowers and fungi are amazing! That’s why we’re inviting young people aged 14-25 to take part in a summer of …

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Guest Blog: But There is No Land Near the End

Guest Blog: But There is No Land Near the End

Describing a time period in which the actions of humankind enter geologic history, the Anthropocene is not just a scientific …

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