How are you supporting and growing your creative entrepreneurs and developing the richness and local economic growth this can bring to your town? Looking to grow and inspire cultural events and other activities?
If you need some help, advice and new ideas, join Scotland's Towns Partnership and a range of expert advisers as we highlight the opportunities, support and advice available to you. Centering around how we can utilise creativity, culture, history and heritage to maintain or develop vibrant and interesting places to live, work and socialise.
The workshop will highlight the opportunities and possibilities for towns when they use their culture, history and heritage to reinvigorate and promote their place, with support and advice offered by our partners.
This event is for all with an interest or ownership in their town centre, from community groups to local authorities, there is lots to learn from our partners. 2017 is also Scotland’s year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.
This event is free for STP Members, and £60 (inc VAT) for non-members.
UPDATE: this event is now fully booked. If you wish to enquire whether additional places have become available, please contact Alison Jones, [email protected]landstowns.org.
Date: Tuesday 12th September – 13.45-16.00
Location: Architecture + Design Scotland, Bakehouse Close, Edinburgh
13:45 Networking and Coffee
Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership
14:10 Creativity and Culture in Towns
Karen Dick, Place, Partnerships & Communities Officer, Creative Scotland
14:25 Funding to Support Historic and Heritage Projects in Towns
David Watt, Chief Executive, Resourcing Scotland’s Heritage at Arts and Business Scotland
14:40 Question and Answers
15:00 Top up coffee and networking
Creativity, Culture, History and Heritage Toolkit
15:15 Quick pitch from organisations at the start of the session (2 mins each)
There is an organisation at each table. Find out how they might help you, organisations move round each table every 15 minutes.
- Resourcing Scotland’s Heritage/Arts and Business Scotland
- Audrey Carlin, WASPS Studios
- Gordon Barr, Architectural Heritage Fund
- (Further organisations TBA)