Information, link to posters, social assets and examples of messaging.
‘Safer choices Make a Difference’ campaign assets and Stakeholder Toolkit. This now replaces the ‘Stop the Spike’ campaign assets.
NHS Scotland Covid-19 outbreak advice cards for workplaces (for managers and employees)
This toolkit is aimed to help staff/volunteers who are conducting inspections or checks. It contains: Information and examples about conducting visual checks, including notes on what official documents should look like and what to do if nothing is presented. Using the App for Scanning (Information and examples about scanning QR codes as a means of […]
The updates in this section are compiled from information released by the Scottish Government during the COVID-19 pandemic. They offer a summary of recent key announcements and signposting to relevant sources of further information.
The checklists, risk assessments and signposting on this page have been derived from a number of resources including members of FST and Festivals Edinburgh’s TAGSS group, SOLT/ UK Theatre, the Association of British Theatre Technicians, Costume in Theatre Entertainment and Arts, RB Health & Safety Solutions, the Scottish Government and the Government of Northern Ireland.
and UK Theatre have commissioned Parents and Carers in Performing Arts (PiPA) to research and write a suite of practical resources for organisations on remote and mixed model working.
In this section, you can find a selection of resources and signposting to key information relating to the UK Government’s COVID-19 response and recent updates. The UK Government has full responsibility for the current Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self Employed Income Support Scheme, for guidelines relating to devolved matters please visit our Scottish Government updates.
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.
Earlier this afternoon (Wednesday 2 June), the Scottish Government Finance Secretary, Kate Forbes, confirmed in Parliament further emergency support for culture, saying the following: “A further £25 million will support the culture sector through the second round of the Performing Arts Venue Relief Fund and the Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund. This will be targeted […]
Following our Additional Members’ Meeting on Thursday 22 April 2021 we created a short survey for all members on your initial thoughts, feelings, and response to the news of the easing of COVID-19 restrictions over the coming months, and their impact upon the sector.
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.