Culture Republic

Audience information, digital insights and marketing communications support for Scotland's arts and cultural organisationsSee what we do

Asking the right questions? Intelligence gathering for cultural organisations

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This workshop will equip you with the essential know-how to take control of your research needs and help your organisation earn more; understand what works and what doesn’t; and move forward with the confidence that comes from building a full, clear picture of your customer environment. Led by Clair Gilchrist, Associate Director at Culture Republic.

    May 20 @ 10:45 - 16:00 His Majesty's Theatre Aberdeen,

Coming soon to a venue near you – four workshops from Culture Republic


We’re delighted to introduce our 2015 programme of practical touring workshops, bringing essential training and networking opportunities to a venue near you.

Unexpected bedfellows – how 80s hair metal and a Scottish library twitter account are the perfect combination

Orkney Mobile Library

When we look at the Orkney Library’s Twitter statistics in context its clear that what they are doing is working. The Orkney Library account is significantly out performing the average Scottish arts or cultural Twitter account.

Content Strategy – what’s your story?

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This practical hands-on workshop introduces a framework of simple techniques to help you implement a story-led approach to communications planning that will ensure that your campaigns resonate with the audiences that matter to you.

    May 29 @ 10:45 - 16:20 Caird Hall, Dundee

Arts & Business Scotland Development Forum (Borders)


Culture Republic is pleased to be speaking at the upcoming Arts & Business Scotland Development Forum in the Borders. Join us Thursday 21 May 2015 at Volunteer Hall, St John Street, Galashiels TD1 3JX.

Marketing that works: the brains behind the campaigns


Six leading practitioners will take to the stage in Edinburgh to share the stories of their success, providing behind-the-scenes insights into the campaigns that they have run and the tactics they have used to achieve the right results.

    May 12 @ 13:45 - 18:00 Surgeons' Hall, Edinburgh

Family Friendly Arts in Focus

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Culture Republic recently partnered with the Family Arts Campaign, hosting two briefing sessions in Glasgow and Edinburgh on what we know about family arts engagement in Scotland and to gauge the appetite for the Campaign in Scotland. Culture Republic set the context for the conversation by giving an in-depth look at the arts attendance patterns for […]

May First Wednesday Edinburgh


Stephanie Lindsay of Dog Digital joins us for this First Wednesday session, exploring ways to segment your audience so that you can keep them coming back and ultimately encourage conversion.

    May 06 @ 12:15 - 14:00 The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh


People who engage in the arts or sport likely to have better health & #wellbeing, reducing NHS costs. via @ArtsPro

Six questions for the man behind Orkney Library’s Twitter success

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After looking into Orkney Library’s phenomenal performance on Twitter we wanted to know more. We reached out to the library’s Tweeter-In-Chief Stewart Bain to understand the library’s motivation as well as learn more about what Twitter success means for the library.


Delighted to announce @ZuzuEmma talking about @HippFestScot as the next speaker at Marketing that Works!

Event Evaluation 360 for events & festivals

In response to increasing demand, we’ve created the Event Evaluation 360 package: an affordable four-part research solution developed with the specific needs of Scotland’s events and festival producers in mind.

Shaping the future with Creative Lives


On 14 January 2015 Culture Republic hosted a session with the Creative Lives participants, inviting them to feed back on their experience of the project and to take an active role in shaping the vision for Creative Lives’ future development as we head into 2015.


We’re delighted to present An Audience with @realdcameron. Edinburgh, 22 April – don’t miss it! #creativelearning

Box Office Best

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Your Box office data is precious: so, what can you do to manage it and keep it safe? Led by Charlotte Wilson, Associate Director at Culture Republic, this practical workshop tells you all you need to know about collecting, using, cleansing, protecting, sharing and extracting data to make sure you are making the most of your Box Office.

    June 16 @ 09:45 - 14:15 Lyceum Theatre,


RT @FreytagAnderson: Our work for @culture_public has been nominated for a @ScottishDesign #Award in the Promotional Literature category! h…


More than 1000 words – visual engagement on social channels

MoMA PS1’s communications director tell arts organisations how to use visual materials on social channels make connections with their audiences online.


Are you ready? Google including mobile friendliness as a ranking signal. #Mobilegeddon #digitalmarketing

Singing makes people feel good

The Big Big Sing’s big idea was to have a positive impact on participants’ well being and the results from Culture Republic research are cause for optimism.


RT @jocowper: Hot off the press ready for next week’s communications workshop – can’t wait! @culture_public #contentmarketing…



RT @jocowper: Heading to Uist today for tomorrow’s @culture_public #marketing workshop – and hopefully a bit of this!



RT @DeborahHair: Just arrived in Geneva for #museumnext 2015 opening reception @MAHgeneve