Culture Republic

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The Culture
Republic team

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Meet the team at Culture Republic. Our core staff of researchers, marketers and digital experts are supported by an extended team of associates from across the country.

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 Surgeon's 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 […]

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. Our four hands-on full-day sessions delivered by our own team of experts cover a range of hot topics, from getting the best from your box office to developing a content marketing strategy that works. […]

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.

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.


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


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.


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


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


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


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



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


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.


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


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

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.

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.