Statement from FST following the sad news of Queen Elizabeth II’s death.
We’ve done our best to search for our members’ shows in the Festivals programmes but if we’ve missed anything, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add it in.
The Made in Scotland Showcase at the 75th anniversary edition of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will see a feast of Scottish work presented to audiences from around the world and showcasing the tantalising wave of Scottish creative talent. The work, in a broad range of forms, engages with topics old and new as the world […]
Today (Tuesday, 16 November), the First Minister confirmed there would be no immediate changes to the current Covid regulations in place in a statement to parliament.
FST statement following a meeting with Scottish Government officials to discuss the implications for members if the vaccination scheme were to be extended to cover theatres and performing arts venues not currently affected.
SOLT and UK Theatre have released an updated version of their 10 Principles for creating safe and inclusive working spaces in the theatre industry.
Today, Federation of Scottish Theatre (FST) launches State of Play, a national research study profiling the Performing Arts sector in Scotland. Results of the study will give FST and wider cultural policy-makers and planners crucial information on the health of the performing arts that will inform future actions, priorities and critical advocacy.
With the furlough scheme ending in September, many freelancers across the sector still excluded from support and desperate for work, and audiences indicating they are confident and keen to return, action is urgently needed to enable venues to play their role in the recovery of the economy, jobs and the nation’s wellbeing.
On Tuesday 13 April 2021, the Scottish Government published further updates to the COVID-19 Strategic Framework – Protection Levels. These updates include new information for live events which are of relevance to you as an FST Member. Both the Scottish Government’s Performing Arts and Venues Guidance and the Events Sector Guidance pages are expected to be updated in the coming days to reflect this information.
Following the Scottish Government’s draft budget announcement on 28 January 2021, Creative Scotland (CS) released a positive statement acknowledging that their budget, despite a small cut, remains broadly stable at £60million.
Federation of Scottish Theatre is delighted to announce the appointment of Fiona Sturgeon Shea as the organisations new Chief Executive Officer.
PiPA Scotland have published their inaugural Impact Report. This report outlines the work of PiPA’s pilot project in Scotland which took place between November 2019 to September 2020.