Scotland Flys The Flag for Slanjayvah Danza’s New Work!

Dance company, Slanjayvah Danza, are pleased to announce Creative Scotland has awarded grant funding to deliver a programme of research and development taking in rural and city venues across Scotland, running until March 2019. The first phase of the grant is in flow, with the company in residence at Dance Base this week, 5th – … Continued

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Nurturing Talent – Time to Shine Fund

Are you aged 11 – 25 and want support with a creative or artistic idea? Why not apply to the Nurturing Talent Fund? Creative Scotland’s Nurturing Talent – Time to Shine Fund aims to support the artistic and creative ideas of young people aged 11 to 25. The fund aims to support young people that show ambition, … Continued

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TDFS Annual General Meeting

This year’s Annual General Meeting of the Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland will take place on Saturday, 10 November 2018 at 3pm in The Inverness Suite Mercure Hotel Church Street Inverness IV1 1DX This is a chance to review the work of the Forum over the past year and to elect the board. An agenda … Continued

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo announces £150,000 funding boost for young Scottish artists

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and Creative Scotland have today (Wednesday 10 October) announced the launch of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Youth Talent Development Fund to nurture youth engagement and participation in traditional Scottish art forms. Arts and cultural organisations will be eligible to apply for a slice of the £150,000 funding pot which has been donated by the charitable … Continued

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Tasgadh – Small Grants for Traditional Arts

Tasgadh is a fund devolved from Creative Scotland, managed by Fèisean nan Gàidheal and open to organisations and individuals. Tasgadh is designed to provide support for traditional artists and organisations to create, perform, tour and showcase work. The fund can also support professional development and learning projects. The closing dates for applications in 2018/19 are: … Continued

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New Book. A Story to Every Dance by Mats Melin

“The Scottish solo dance tradition is peppered with stories attached to specific dances… Most of these stories suggest an origin for a dance anchored in a distance past, but they may also form some level of meaning-making” Today our colleague, friend and TDFS board member, Mats Melin, releases his new book, A Story to Every Dance, published under … Continued

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International Association for Dance Medicine & Science 2018 Annual Conference

The 28th Annual Conference of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) will be held from 25-28 October 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. Over 400 industry professionals from throughout the world are expected to attend the conference. Attendees will be invited to participate in didactic sessions, interactive workshops, movement sessions, round table discussions, networking … Continued

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Ceilidh in aid of Staffie Smiles Rescue – 28th July 2018, Edinburgh

We, at Staffies Smiles Rescue, are very excited to invite you to our FIRST EVER ceilidh! Come along and show us your support for what is sure to be a great fun night! Put on your dancing shoes as we’ll have live music provided by Point Five ceilidh band as well as a raffle full … Continued

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plan B & Fèis Rois Music and Dance Summer Special

plan B and Fèis Rois are very excited to be running a weeks long summer special together from 16th-20th July for ages 12+. Participating dancers and musicians (intermediate+) will come together to create an exciting new work, which will be showcased at a Year of Young People event at Culloden Battlefield on Saturday 18 August. Spaces are very … Continued

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RSCDS Teaching Certificate

Are you ready to take the final step to become a RSCDS Dance Teacher? RSCDS Edinburgh is holding a Unit 5 Candidate Course over four weekends in Autumn/Winter 2018 with an examination on the weekend of the 1st and 2nd December. The course will be led by Elizabeth Harry (tutor) with assistance from Atsuko Clement … Continued

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