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Read about New York Scholarship winner, Claire Paterson's experiences at ISCP


The Inspiring Scotland programme continues with support for traditional musicians and contemporary dance.


We are delighted to announce, with the Scottish Book Trust, Annie George, a theatre writer and director, as the recipient of the 2016 Inspiring Scotland Bursary.


Scotlands most prestigious literary awards were announced at a ceremony in Edinburgh on the 24th of November


At a ceremony on the 24th November the 2016 Publisher Awards were announced.


TThe 2016 Saltire Civil Engineering  Awards  were announced at  a  ceremony in the National Museum of Scotland. 

The Saltire Society 80th Celebration

Join us as we celebrate 80 years of inspiration, celebration and provocation.

In 1936 a group of people came together in small flat in Glasgow.  They feared that Scotland’s cultural gas was at a peep, that the achievements of the past were unrecognised, great traditions were being lost and contemporary arts lacked vitality. They did something about it. They formed a the Saltire Society who, for 80 years has promoted, presented, published, agitated and debated and in doing so helped create the conditions for today’s thriving and confident creative Scotland.

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Help support a sustainable, independent voice that speaks for Scottish culture now and into the future. Membership is open to all, with categories for individuals, students and affiliates.