Latest letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Constitution, External Affairs and Culture, asking all sectors as part of a collective wider effort to ensurethey maintain and where possible, step up, their efforts to reduce the spread of the virus.
Advocacy related to Covid-19.
The Scottish Parliament’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee has published its legacy report. This report is published at the end of a Government session (in this case ‘Session 5’) and highlights the work of the committee over the last 5 years, it also lays out recommendations for the successor committee(s) in session six.
Lucy Mason, Interim CEO, was invited to give further evidence of the impact of COVID-19 on the performing arts sector on Thursday 28 January to the Scottish Government’s Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee. The full submission can be read by downloading the resource at the bottom of this page. The Official Report of […]
A selection of #LoveDanceScotland quotes to use on social media and some blank templates, which can be used on to create your own quote.
Several FST Members got together to write a letter to their performing arts colleagues to encourage them to use #LoveTheatreScotland on social media to emphasise why theatre matters, what it means to us and to our audiences.
You can view two documents here: FST’s letter to the Cabinet Secretary to discuss support and stimulus package for theatre & dance in Scotland from 17 June 2020 and her response from 22 June.
Letter written by Theatre NI, UK Theatre, SOLT, Creu Cymru, National Theatre of Wales and Federation of Scottish Theatre to UK Parliaments that represent culture both in government and their shadows. Dated 26 March 2020.
Evidence on the Government’s Coronavirus Fiancial Package, submitted on 23 March.
A letter from the Federation of Scottish Theatre seeking Mr Jack’s support in influencing the UK Government to provide support for freelance workers during the Covid-19 – dated 23 March 2020.
On 20 March, FST wrote a letter to Cabinet Secretary to highlight significant concerns across the theatre and dance sectors in Scotland about the impact of COVID-19 following the UK and Scottish Government’s decision to restrict public gatherings.