Dundee spoken word star Tom Bird has made it to the Loud Poets Grand Slam Final at Edinburgh International Book Festival! Support them on Sat 26 August as they compete against 12 poets from across Scotland for the title of Slam Champion.
Agency of None are opening their doors to Dundee designers to meet, discuss challenges and get to know each other better. Join their first Open House on Wed 30 August.
Join CULTIVATE’s Project Echo for an August of creative workshops! Young artists are invited to drop-in to workshops at Average Gallery, Perth, on Wed and Fri evenings beginning 9 August, or join for whole day of celebration during Perth Pride on Sat 26 August.
Working in games and looking to connect with more folks in the industry? Join Hubworld Scotland for their first daytime event, Dundee Games Brunch, on Sat 5 August.
Join Shaper/Caper as they bring the joy, drama and heartbreak of the 80’s queer club scene to life in their new show Small Town Boys, running at Kings Dundee from Tue 8 – Sat 12 August.
Perthshire poet Andy Jackson is leading a year-long, free programme of meetings at Dundee Central Library exploring stories and poems for sheer enjoyment. Reading Round begins Tue 5 September with limited spaces, so contact Andy to join.
Get your pencils ready, Sketchy Figs have found a new home for their monthly Life Drawing Club! Join them for their first session at Earl Grey Studios Sun 6 August.
Plant lovers, head to Verdant Works for a Plant Life Drawing Workshop with local artist Calum Wallis on Thu 13 August to sketch a variety of ‘poses’ with a twist.
Enjoy a different night out with Nine Angels at their next Create & Sip workshops on Fri 11 and Fri 25 August.
Using the ancient process of enamelling, learn how to make your own healing bowl with Dundee Community Craft at their Make a Healing Bowl Workshops running every Sunday in August.
2021 and 2022 graduates are invited to apply for the Hospitalfield Graduate Programme offering a a year-long relationship with Hospitalfield, alongside structured mentoring and a 16-day residency. Applications close Tue 8 August.
DCA are currently hiring for two part-time roles! Join their team as a Retail Supervisor, applications close Wed 9 August, or Communications Officer (Maternity Cover), applications close Wed 16 August.
Are you a musician aged 18-25? Apply for the Sound of Young Scotland Award and you could win a funding package worth over £10,000 to support the production of your debut album! Deadline Mon 14 August.
ArtRoots Funding is currently open for proposals to enhance local, traffic-free National Cycle Network routes with community-led art projects. Submissions close Fri 1 September.
Last chance to experience the unusual world of multidisciplinary artist Elinor O’Donovan’s The Immeasurable Grief of the Prawn at GENERATORprojects before it closes on Sun 6 August.
Visit the Green Gallery at the University of Dundee Botanic Garden for Anthophilia, an exhibition of paintings by Janice Aitken, and join the closing event on Sun 6 August.
Tartan continues to wow visitors at V&A Dundee – this month BSL users and visually impaired visitors can experience the exhibition with specially designed live interpreted and audio described tours on Mon 7 and Sun 13 August.
Celebrate the creativity of this year’s postgraduates across fine art, comics, animation and more at the DJCAD Masters Show from Sat 19 – Sun 27 August.
Creative Scotland have released the third edition of their invaluable Illustrated Freelancer’s Guide. Now with updated info for 2023/2024, this useful guide has been created to help demystify your rights as a freelancer, share best practice and provide guidance on navigating difficult situations.
Check-out the Paper Prototyping Workshop Toolkit from Biome Collective designed to encourage experimentation and help generate playful ideas for games or any other creative project.
The Arcadia Festival team have been sharing the super interesting micro talks from Arcadia 2023 – perfect bitesized videos to enjoy on your coffee break!
For August’s What I am Reading Now? from Cooper Gallery, writer and performer Ntiense Eno-Amooquaye pairs new writing with the book covers of her reading list.