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OCTOBER NEWSLETTER

CONNECTING ARTS & SUSTAINABILITY IN SCOTLAND

While this newsletter begins with a couple of non-COP26 items (workshops and a wild swim), it does mostly relate to upcoming events in Glasgow. We hope you're inspired by any COP26 events you attend, either in person or online, and we look forward to following the action as it happens.

NB: this month's Noticeboard has only a selection of the many current events and opportunities, so be sure to click through to see more.

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Climate Friendly Culture workshops

Join Caro Overy for a two-hour workshop to help test ideas and prototypes for a digital tool to support sustainable culture. There will be six workshops in all - choose the one for the art form you most frequently work in.
Help develop a new digital tool
Image of the event logo reading 'Curam Cuain (Embrace the Sea)', against a sandy beach background.

This weekend, the artists behind Cùram Cuain (Embrace the Sea)Saoirse Higgins and Jonathan Ford, are organising a group sea swim. During the event on 23rd October, participants will become a “pod” of swimmers, highlighting the benefits of the ocean and the value of our protected species and habitats. Meet at Bayble Beach at 2.30pm for a 3pm start. 

The event is part of the MarPAMM – Seas of the Outer Hebrides project.

Join the wild swim

Reflections: All about COP26

Our inaugural combined Green Tease and Green Arts Initiative meetup took place on 23rd September during Climate Fringe Week. 'All about COP26' attendees heard from a variety of speakers and participated in some lively breakout discussions. Read the event reflections.

A History of Arts and Culture at COPs

Last year, our culture/SHIFT officer, Lewis Coenen-Rowe, researched the history of arts and culture of previous COPs and wrote this excellent resource.

There will be a plethora of arts and cultural events at COP26, but do take some time to read about what has gone before.

Where you can see/hear us during COP26

Creative Carbon Scotland team members and/or representatives from Climate Beacons for COP26 are speaking at a number of different events during COP26.

Take a look at this evolving page to find out where and when.

Noticeboard

 
Here's a small selection of the events and opportunities on our website currently:
Submit your organisation's arts and sustainability news, opportunities and events directly to our website.
NEXT DEADLINE: 16th November 2021

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