Year of Creative Scotland

In a celebration of the Year of Creative Scotland 2012, we interviewed six of Scotland’s most talented people to find out what inspires them and just how much Scotland has played a part in their success.

Publishing trade mission ‘connects Scottish literature to the world’

Senior publishing figures from the US, Korea and Europe are set to visit Scotland in a trade mission that puts Scotland firmly on the international literary map. The fourth International Fellowship Programme from Publishing Scotland facilitates international exchange and comprises nine invited Fellows from Germany, France, Italy, Finland, US, and includes – for the first…

CS Lewis & Northern Ireland

Born and raised in Belfast, CS Lewis loved what he called his ‘Northernness’. From the rugged coastlines of Castlerock and Portrush to the Belfast Docks and the Mountains of Mourne, the striking landscape of Northern Ireland stirred his imagination and inspired the creation of the world of Narnia. The CS Lewis Festival was a week…