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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 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.

What is Wellbeing Workshop

Wellbeing Practices workshop hosted by Deborah Grossman from The Wee Retreat.

'Thank You Very Much' - European Touring post-Brexit and mid-Pandemic
Online Meet Up

In November - December 2021, the National Theatre of Scotland and Claire Cunningham Projects embarked on a 5-city European tour of Claire Cunningham’s acclaimed dance-theatre piece Thank You Very Much. Join some of the team behind the project to discuss the challenges and opportunities of European touring in the current climate.


This short workshop is ideal for those looking to gain an understanding of the basic financial principles and tools behind successfully producing and touring work. 


This session aims to explore what resilience means for you and help you to identify the techniques that will help you to maintain a healthy balance in your working practice.


An introduction into securing funding, successful applications, and creating project budgets.

Online FST Members' Meeting - Wednesday 19th January 2022
FST Members Meetings

We have arranged an additional members’ meeting to reflect on the implications of the First Minister’s announcement, and to discuss what this means for the future of our work in the performing arts, including current and future funding.