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Events & Training

FST organises a number of networking events, members’ meetings and training sessions and offer these as a mix of live, online and hybrid events.

Past events

FST & TWR Dance Forum

Join us for the next FST Dance Forum in partnership with The Work Room. Now scheduled for 20 October in Aberdeen during the launch day of DanceLive. Open to FST members and non-members.

Fair Work 101

This session will teach you the basics of the Fair Work Framework and what it will mean for you or the organisation you work for.

Producers Forum
Online Meet Up

This forum is open to FST members and non-members. It will focus on reviewing gaps in training and CPD available to producers.

September 2022 Members Meeting + AGM
FST Members Meetings

The Members' Meeting on Thursday 29 September 2022 will take place online via Zoom. It will include FST's Annual General Meeting and ordinary business.

Technical Forum
Online Meet Up

Open to members and non-members. During this session, we aim to specifically focus on reviewing the FST technical training and CPD provision. Please Note: Forum will now take place 11:30am - 12:30pm

IOSH Managing Safely 

IOSH Managing Safely is a course designed by the Institution for Occupational Health and Safety - Europe’s largest occupational health and safety body - for managers and supervisors in any industry sector and any organisation. It aims to give them all they need to know to help them handle health and safety in their teams and workplaces.

FST Bursary Clinic

Please join us for a clinic focused on the FST Bursary.  

FST and UK Theatre's Festivals Reception 2022

Our annual Festivals Reception returns for 2022, hosted by the Federation of Scottish Theatre and UK Theatre, with support from Theatre Tokens. Join us for an evening to network with performing arts colleagues gathered in Edinburgh for the Festivals.

FST Members Meeting (attend online) Thursday 23 June 2022
FST Members Meetings

Join us for the next online FST Members Meeting which will focus on environmental sustainability.

Health and Safety Surgery

THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN POSTPONED (DATE TBC) - CONTACT hello@scottishtheatre.org with any queries.

General Managers' Meet Up
Online Meet Up

General Managers Meet Up (Cost of Living Crisis) This meeting will be relevant to General Managers and those who hold similar operational roles including producers, Finance Managers, Directors or Chief Executives.

FST Members’ Meeting - Tuesday 29 March 2022
FST Members Meetings

Join us for the next Members’ Meeting which will bring us to date with the Sector Strategy Development work led by Alice McGrath. Alice will share a short presentation of her main observations and recommendations, thus concluding this stage in the process. FST will then update you on our anticipated next steps. The meeting will also include presentations from The Audience Agency, and a panel discussion with members about change management. A separate check-in for individual members will take place in the afternoon, including a visit from Rachael Brown, CEO of the Creative Entrepreneurs Club.