QualQUAL is designed specifically for small and medium sized creative organisations and has been developed by artists and academics working together. It aims to illuminate the value and benefits of qualitative research by presenting the real-life experience of small arts companies in QUAL in Practice.




Festival Finder is an online search tool for audiences to discover all arts festivals, from music to theatre, streets arts to dance, literature, etc. in 45 countries in Europe near and far. It guides international audiences, festival lovers, festival makers, artists, travellers, academics, journalists, bloggers, policy makers, city developers and all stakeholders through the world of Europe’s diverse cultural space. It is rooted in and steered by the festivals’ community with the support of the European Union.


Culture Counts identified Scottish Government policy areas that are often included in funding applications. Their guides list what actions you can take, where to source information, and how to describe what you do. Full info here




Following the Science is a systematic review of the literature relating to singing and brass, woodwind and bagpipe playing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The current COVID-19 situation has resulted in widespread concern and uncertainty relating to musical performance and the potential risks associated with singing and brass, woodwind and bagpipe playing. Though there is some advice and guidance, it is important that future guidance should be evidence-based, and the sources identified.

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