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AUGUST NEWSLETTER

CONNECTING ARTS & SUSTAINABILITY IN SCOTLAND

Today (19th August) is #GreenArts Day. The tweeting is underway!

Key to this year's theme of a Just and Green Recovery are the 10 Steps Towards a Just and Green Recovery in the Cultural Sector.

Click here for more details about joining in and sharing the news, tips and challenges of the steps you and your organisation are taking.
See our August news below: two terrific CCS opportunities, a new Green Guide, upcoming Green Teases, exciting visual arts workshops, and a chance to win a £50 M&S voucher.

Our news

A group of people looking over the side of a boat at a wavy ocean. Text reads creative practitioner opportunity; seas of the outer hebrides.
The MarPAMM – Seas of the Outer Hebrides project is seeking a creative practitioner, or creative team, to work with local residents to produce a powerful, community-led vision for marine stewardship in the Outer Hebrides. 
DEADLINE: 25th August at 11:59pm
Read more and apply now

Become our new PR manager

Are you a public relations professional looking for a new challenge with a small, dynamic charity (i.e. us)? We're keen to receive detailed applications from aptly skilled and experienced people with an eye for a story. This is a part-time (three days a week) role on a fixed-term basis until 31st March 2022 (with potential to extend depending on funding).
DEADLINE: 5th September at 11:59pm
Job description, person specification and how to apply

Climate change survey - win an M&S gift card!

We are conducting research into audience engagement with climate change as part of the Climate Beacons for COP26 project.

English version: Please take 8 minutes to participate in this survey.
Gaelic version: Gabh 8 mionaidean gus an t-suirbhidh seo a lìonadh.

For a chance to win a £50 M&S gift card, leave your email address in response to the final question.

Scottish Classical Music Green Guide

It's a delight to promote this new Green Guide, produced by the Scottish Classical Sustainability Group in partnership with Creative Carbon Scotland. Both handbook and declaration for the future, this is a guide for how orchestras, ensembles, and individuals can employ good practice and innovation to make change.

Our upcoming events

  • Green Tease in-person event - Join us for energy politics and just transition, created by Rachel Grant, freelance curator at Fertile Ground, taking place at Look Again Space Project in Aberdeen - Saturday 4th September, 1-3pm.
     
  • Green Tease and Green Arts Initiative joint online event - Kat Jones, COP26 lead at Stop Climate Chaos Scotland, will talk about the focus of the summit, and what they hope will (or will not) be included in any ‘Glasgow Agreement’ at All about COP26 (as part of Climate Fringe Week) - Thursday 23rd September 2021, 2-3.30pm.
     
  • Addressing the climate emergency - two Engage/Creative Carbon Scotland workshops exploring the visual arts/gallery sector’s response to concerns around the environment and sustainability, particularly in relation to engaging young people in these conversations. Monday 20th September, 2-4pm & Wednesday 29th September, 10am-12pm.

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More events and opportunities on our website.

Submit your organisation's arts and sustainability news, events and opportunities directly to our website.
NEXT DEADLINE: 21st September 2021

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Creative Carbon Scotland is a Scottish Charitable Organisation: number SC042687.
Registered office: City Chambers, Room 9/50, Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ
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