Below you will find a selection of culture and creativity resources which you may find helpful. Lots of planned cultural events are now taking place online with organisers encouraging participants to take part at home. This section is updated regularly with creative ideas.

Resources

BBC arts have curated all their content onto a portal called ‘Culture in Quarantine’. From here you can also visit other BBC website and culture partners. 

 

BBC History Extra is the official website for the BBC History Magazine, BBC History Revealed and BBC World Histories Magazine.

The site is packed with lots of articles, podcasts and other resources.

 

 

Canopy Creative is an at home drawing network which is supported by organisations such a Age UK.

 

Creative Scotland have a page ‘The Future will be Livestreamed’ highlighting key cultural resources which can be used whilst social distancing. They will update regularly and have included key hashtags to follow for events online as they happen.

 

Fun Palaces supports local people to co-create their own community and cultural events.

 

Get Creative Festival aims to highlight all the great cultural activity that takes place on a regular basis in local communities. It encourages people to try something new and creative.  

 

 

You can access many short films, including family animation, by visiting the Glasgow Short Film Festival website.

 

Luminate is Scotland's creative ageing organisation which celebrates our creative lives as we age. Its vision is that all older people can take part in high quality art and creative activities. 

More information on how to get involved can be found here.

 

You can watch six Royal Shakespere Company plays on BBC iPlayer, helping to keep bringing the arts to audiences during the pandemic.

 

The Social Distancing Festival celebrates art from all over the world and includes sections on dance, music and the visual arts.

 

Voluntary Arts launched #CreativeNetwork in order to connect and collaborate during unusual times. They have developed themed sessions that take place monthly.