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Arts Industry
First with news and jobs for the culture industry.

EUCLID - New portal
This is a new initiative from EUCLID which advertises arts and culture jobs from around the world. It's free to browse and post jobs on the site.

HI-Arts - Recruitment

Creative Scotland - Recruitment


Innovating in digital media and gaming? Working in Scotland or Ireland? Exchange ideas, see latest trends and debate the freshest topics.

Founded by interactive marketer Martina Zavagnon in May 2003, Adverblog is a great opportunity to keep updated on the latest ideas and trends in interactive marketing. Find links to the best interactive marketing campaigns around the Web.

Black Isle Brewery
A small intensely independent organic brewery in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

Ever wanted X-ray specs or super-human vision? Chromoscope lets you explore our Galaxy (the Milky Way) and the distant Universe in a range of wavelengths from X-rays to the longest radio waves.

Cliar, a six-piece band based in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, captures the essence of Scotland's Gaelic history and presents it on stage and on their albums in a way which leaves no doubt about their place at the leading edge of traditional Scottish music.

An eclectic culture product curated by designers and experts and timed to coincide with key calendar events.

Cyana Trendland
TrendLand hopes to inspire, trigger interest and enable indulgence in, what we like to think of as, the greatest form of human expression—the art of fashion, culture and timeless trends.

Demarco Skateraw Project
The project aims to provide a home for the Demarco Archive under one roof.

Our mission is simple: to bring you news of great projects before anyone else. Dezeen was launched at the end of November 2006 and has grown rapidly to become one of the most popular and influential architecture and design blogs on the internet.

Doodle makes it easy to find a date and time for a group event. Doodle is a free online coordination tool which requires neither registration nor software installation.

Sync your files online and across computers.

Equity is the only Trade Union to represent artists from across the entire spectrum of arts and entertainment.

Expert Village
Search thousands of free video clips: how to videos, video instructions, and video tips and tricks from subject experts at

Federation of Scottish Theatre
The Federation of Scottish Theatre exists to advance the interests of Scottish Theatre at home and abroad.

FFFFOUND! is a web service that not only allows the users to post and share their favorite images found on the web, but also dynamically recommends each user's tastes and interests for an inspirational image-bookmarking experience!!

Glasgow Grows Audiences
GGA is an arts marketing and audience development agency whose aim is to create a more favourable environment in which arts organisations can market their product and increase their audiences.

Green Metropolis
Buy, sell and go green - a great way of recycling books.

Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks. Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, invented eBooks in 1971 and continues to inspire the creation of eBooks and related technologies today.

Hamish Moore
Through his recordings, teaching, and pipe-making Hamish Moore has done much to promote the bellows blown pipes of Scotland.

Highland Park
Visit for information about scotch whisky, single malts, tasting notes and official merchandise from Highland Park online store. is produced by CultureLabel to inspire great new commercial strategies in museums and culture institutions. Born out of the Entrepreneurial Museum project, this site is regularly updated with culture/consumer innovations from around the globe.

Based in the Highlands, Jane Piercy provides freelance PA and administrative services, tailored to individual client's needs.

Jock Tamson's Bairns
Jock Tamson's Bairns are one of the most creative and influential bands in Scottish traditional music.

KultureFlash is a free, weekly newsletter covering contemporary culture in and around London. Each week we track down some of the more unusual and interesting events taking place in the capital and deliver them straight to your inbox.
With on your computer you can scrobble your tracks, share your music taste, listen to personalised radio streams, and discover new music and people.

Lauren MacColl
Since winning the prestigious BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award in 2005, Lauren MacColl has gone from strength to strength fronting her trio with Barry Reid (Croft No. 5) and Mhairi Hall. Fiddle led, with the driving combination of piano and guitar, they take you on a musical journey from rousing Highland strathspeys and reels, to emotive Gaelic airs.

Lesley Riddoch
Lesley Riddoch is a Sony Award winning broadcaster and a successful journalist. She is chief executive of Feisty Productions Ltd.

Online maps to everywhere.

National Theatre of Scotland
Scotland's first ever National Theatre, working with the best Scottish actors, directors and theatre companies.

Pandora Internet Radio

Poetry Archive
The Poetry Archive is the world's premier online collection of recordings of poets reading their work.
You can enjoy listening here, free of charge, to the voices of contemporary English-language poets and of poets from the past.

Rab Noakes
As a prolific singer-songwriter Rab has released a dozen albums and toured extensively: he now combines this with eclectic activities at Neon. In recent years he has been involved in a rich mixture of production, writing and performance.

Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Scotland's International Academy for Music and Drama.

Sarah Patience - Graphic Design for Web and Print
Sarah Patience is a freelance graphic designer based in Inverness, providing original and affordable graphic design solutions for web and print to small businesses throughout the Highlands of Scotland, the UK and beyond.

Scottish Poetry Library
The Scottish Poetry Library is the place for poetry in Scotland, for the regular reader, the serious student or the casual browser.

Spotify is a new way to enjoy music. Simply download and install, before you know it you’ll be singing along to the genre, artist or song of your choice. With Spotify you are never far away from the song you want.

Professional stellar astronomy displays.

SUMO Paint
Sumo Paint is a free image editing softward that gives you the opportunity to create, edit and comment images online with powerful tools and layer support.

The Cool Hunter
Since its inception in 2004 The Cool Hunter has become the world's most-read culture and design site, a leading authority on all things creative and a truly global hub for what's cool, thoughtful, innovative and original.

VLC Portable
VLC Media Player Portable is the popular VLC media player packaged as a portable app, so you can take your audio and video files along with everything you need to play them on the go. You can place it on your USB flash drive, iPod, portable hard drive or a CD and use it on any computer, without leaving any personal information behind.

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.



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