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Targeted Funds for Culture & Events

£65m to Help Ease Pandemic Impact Details of a financial package worth £65 million for culture and major events have been confirmed by the Culture Secretary Angus Robertson. The split of the funding is as follows: for cultural businesses, organisations, venues and independent cinema support

New Scots Makar

Scotland’s National Poet Appointed Poet and essayist Kathleen Jamie has been appointed as Scotland’s next Makar. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon formally welcomed her to the role at the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh. The role of Makar involves taking a leadership role in promoting poetry

What We’re Doing For Culture & Creativity

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for culture & creativity Culture is central to who we are as a nation. In government the SNP has always valued culture and creativity, but the pandemic has demonstrated more than ever how vital it is to our wellbeing,

What We’re Doing For Older People

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for older people The SNP has a proud record of supporting Scotland’s older people while in government. From providing record health spending to free personal care, supporting older people to work and tackling loneliness, we’ve worked hard to make

National Collections for All

Delivering for Scotland #1: Free Access to Museums & Galleries The SNP believes that culture is important in and of itself, and that participation in culture is a force for good for individuals and society. The Scottish Government provides annual funding for a number of

A Passion For Our Culture

Delivering for Scotland #3: Culture & Heritage Investment Culture, creativity and a rich, diverse heritage sit at the heart of Scottish life and play a critical role in the economy, communities and almost everything we do. The SNP is committed to supporting, developing and advocating

Scotland on the World Stage

Delivering for Scotland #9: Major International Events Tourism and events is one of Scotland’s most important industries. The SNP in government has worked to grow the sector further and attract more visitors to Scotland. Major events play a vital role in Scottish tourism by enhancing

Scotland on Screen

Delivering for Scotland #29: Support for Film & TV The SNP knows that Scotland is an excellent place to film. Our landscapes, our cities and – above all – our people make it so. That’s why the SNP in government is encouraging the screen industry