If you’re in Glasgow on Saturday evening Africans for an Independent Scotland have teamed up with Graham Campbell and National Collective to celebrate St Andrew’s Night. Each of them will be contributing to a cultural feast (see poster above) to… Read More ›
This Saturday promises to be a landmark day. It’s the last St Andrew’s Day before the Indyref and in Edinburgh it will be marked by a celebratory party for YES featuring some of the brightest young talents emerging right now… Read More ›
by George Gunn At the beginning of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby the narrator Nick Carraway recalls advice his father gave him when he was a boy, “‘Whenever you feel like criticising anyone,’ he told me, ‘just remember… Read More ›
Stewart Henderson from Chemikal Underground on why he’s voting Yes …
Some great photos from Calton Hill …
Thanks to Christine Hamilton for alllowing us to re-publish her piece to a wider audience. This is her paper presented at the Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) conference at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow on 4 September 2013,… Read More ›
In fact, one might categorise Mills predilection for being what he calls “politically neutral” and avoiding the biggest decision affecting Scotland for 400 years as actually being a commercial decision: one that presses the buttons for a government’s public funding… Read More ›
By David Greig Recently I’ve noted comments from friends bemoaning the ‘quality of the debate’ around Scottish Independence. For some the journey towards voting is only just beginning and perhaps they are looking for information for the first time. Political… Read More ›
Annie Lennox says Yes … “I think Scotland could take a stand in a wonderful way, ecologically and morally and ethically. Scotland could stand for something in the way that Norway has done historically. We could say, this will be… Read More ›
by Stewart Sanderson In 1940, the English poet W.H. Auden declared that “poetry makes nothing happen: it survives / in the valley of its making.” From its first publication, this apparently unambiguous statement was rendered complex by the poem of… Read More ›
As people get confused with their numbers and ‘a whole people’ ponder the meaning of George, our friends at the National Collective explain why it’s really all about David.
Amanda Palmer: The art of asking. Ahead of the festival we found this funny and moving about the nature of performance, faith in humanity, crowd funding, ninja master-level fan-connection and random intimacy … See more about Amanda P here.
Go to 6.10 to get the good bit – Frankie Boyle’s cultural intervention …