Call out for Hosts for Scottish Borders Cultural Forum Gatherings

We are now looking for groups, organisations or venues who would like to host a gathering of the Scottish Borders Cultural Forum. The Scottish Borders Cultural Forum supports the work of the local cultural sector by creating a space for networking, sharing concerns, ideas and resources and finding solutions to common problems.  It is a champion…

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Launch of the 2017-18 South of Scotland Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards

Launch of new grant scheme for artists and makers in the South of Scotland The South of Scotland Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards are open for applications from professional artists and makers. Established by Creative Scotland , the Visual Artist and Craft Makers Awards (VACMA) are a programme of small grants schemes delivered with a…

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September Gathering of the Scottish Borders Cultural Forum

4.30pm – 6.30pm*, Thursday 14th September 2017 The Haining, Selkirk *with the opportunity to stay on for the launch of the MIMC exhibition ‘Put Down the Remote’   The September Gathering of the Scottish Borders Cultural Forum will take place at the Haining in Selkirk and will tie in with this year’s YES Arts Festival.…

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Patricia Cain – Seeing Beyond the Immediate

Scott Gallery, Hawick Museum, Wilton Lodge Park Opening event:  2.00pm – 4.00pm, Saturday 12 August 2017 Exhibition: Saturday 12 August 2017 – Sunday 8 October 2017 Please join us for the opening of the exhibition with ‘In conversation’ between Patricia Cain and CABN’s Creative Leader, Mary Morrison. Artist Patricia Cain curates both her own work and…

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Developing a Culture Strategy for Scotland

As part of the Programme for Scotland 2016 to 2017, the Scottish Government have committed to creating a culture strategy for Scotland based on the principles of access, equity and excellence. This strategy is being created in collaboration with artists, cultural organisations and communities across the country. The strategy will position culture as having intrinsic value and contributing…

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August Gathering of the Scottish Borders Cultural Forum

1.00pm* – 3.00pm, Thursday 3rd August 2017 *with an opportunity to view Gill Walton’s house & studio from 12.30pm Allanbank Arts, near Duns, TD11 3PY The Scottish Borders Cultural Forum supports the work of the local cultural sector by creating a space for networking, sharing concerns, ideas and resources and finding solutions to common problems. It…

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New Look CABN Bulletin Coming Soon!

Look out for our new look bulletin which will be launched in the week beginning 10th July! The new bulletin will be more user friendly featuring lots of images and enabling you to view on a variety of devices. If you have an item you would like included in the bulletin please can you complete the bulletin…

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June Gathering of the Scottish Borders Cultural Forum

4.30pm – 6.00pm, Friday 30th June 2017 (with the option to stay on for Magnetic North’s Rough Mix Sharing at 6.00pm) Eastgate Theatre, Peebles The Scottish Borders Cultural Forum supports the work of the local cultural sector by creating a space for networking, sharing concerns, ideas and resources and finding solutions to common problems. It comes…

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Community Consultation for Galashiels Masterplan

An Invitation to the Cultural and Creative Sector Wednesday 24th May 2017 Volunteer Hall, Galashiels 1.00pm – 2.00pm  Walkabout and Discussion (starting at the Volunteer Hall) 6.00pm – 8.00pm  Open Forum As part of the Borders Railway Blueprint programme, masterplans for Galashiels and Tweedbank are being created.  Setting out a medium to long term strategy for…

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