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Creative Lives Briefing Paper

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The Creative Lives Briefing Paper gives an overview of the nature, provision and value of creative learning and participation activity in Edinburgh, and the people who benefitted from it.

Mapping Leith’s cultural resources and creative industries

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Leith Creative is a cultural mapping research project being co-delivered by LeithLate and Citizen Curator, looking at cultural resources and creative industries within the Leith area.

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.

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

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,

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.

June First Wednesday Glasgow

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Data is one your most precious resources and assets – but only if you look after it and make sure you keep it in good working order. Join Culture Republic for a First Wednesday that will demonstrate how effective data cleansing can help you be super-savvy with your budget and data assets.

    June 03 @ 12:15 - 14:00 Culture Republic, Glasgow

Arts & Business Development Forum (Edinburgh)


Culture Republic is pleased to be speaking at the upcoming Arts & Business Scotland Development Forum in Edinburgh. Join us Thursday 11 June 2015 at Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh.

Marketing that Works – the brains behind the campaigns

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On 12 May 2015 Scotland’s marketers heard from six leading practitioners who shared the stories of their success, provided behind-the-scenes insights into the campaigns they ran and the tactics they used to achieve the right results.

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.


Voluntary Arts Week kicks off today! Connect with @VAScotland & find events in your area

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.


Amazing (enthusiastic) audience response to @The_Globe Player when it launched: “Shut up and take my money” #MTWEdinburgh

Arts Engagement Thrives in Edinburgh Schools

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Research from Culture Republic shows that every City of Edinburgh Council-funded primary and secondary school took part in some form of arts engagement activity in the academic year 2013-14.

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: Managing the fallout from the fire – amazing story of responsive comms from @GSofA #MTWEdinburgh


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.


The campaign and petition to #SAVETHEARCHES @ArchesGlasgow one of Glasgow’s leading arts venues has reached 25k –


The @NatGalleriesSco reached younger audience by partnership with @UrbanOutfitters to design a window display for @genartscot #MTWEdinburgh


Local partners have a huge role to play in building engagement for @HippFestScot It works across the whole town of Bo’ness #MTWEdinburgh


Front of house staff for Games Masters were not ‘museum people’ but were gaming enthusiasts excited to engage with visitors #MTWEdinburgh


Congratulations to all the Cats Award nominees & especially to @lyceumtheatre scooping 17! #Scotland #theatre

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.