On 2 October 2023, FST wrote to its members with an update on the funding crisis, informing them about the actions undertaken by FST and advising how they can get involved.
Following the funding crisis in October 2023, FST wrote letters to: Angus Robertson, Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and CultureShona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Deputy First MinisterChristina McKelvie, Minister for Culture, Europe and International Development
FST submission to the Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee: Pre-budget scrutiny for 2024-25
Letter from Angus Robertson MSP to Federation of Scottish Theatre, from 2 March, following the amendments to culture budget for 2023/24.
FST Information Sharing Session Presentation
Find out more about FST’s recent advocacy and the planned info sessions which are open to the performing arts sector, members and non-members. There are also links to websites which will help you find your MSPs and approach them regarding the budget cuts.
Sent on Friday 27 January 2023, the letter calls on the Scottish Government to reverse the proposed cut to Creative Scotland and reasserts the value of culture and the impact of the current economic climate on the performing arts.
FST’s formal response to the Scottish Government consultation on the Strategic Framework.
A report covering FST activities during the financial year 2020/21
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.
FST’s submission to the CEEAC committee – inquiry into Funding for Culture, written after consultation with FST members.
On 25 & 28 May 2021 FST submitted respective letters to Angus Robertson, Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and Culture, and Jenny Gilruth, Minister for Culture, Europe and International Development.