STA News Keep up to date with all the latest news

Year of History Heritage and Archaeology 2017 Signature Events Programme Fund – Guidance Notes

885
16 May 2016

2017 has been designated the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, a year that will celebrate our country’s unique history and heritage with a programme of activity aimed at supporting and driving the nation’s tourism and events sector.

Themed Years are designed to give Scottish tourism an edge, galvanise partners and create a strong collaborative platform to promote Scotland and its valuable attributes. The approach includes spotlighting existing activity and helping create new activity designed to meet the aims and objectives of the year. A Steering Group including representation from Creative Scotland, Heritage Lottery Fund, The Heritage Tourism Group, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Historic Environment Scotland, Museums Galleries Scotland, National Trust for Scotland, Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Government, Scottish Tourism Alliance, Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland (TRACS), Built Environment Forum Scotland and VisitScotland has been formed to take the lead.

This events fund has been designed to create new, high profile opportunities to celebrate our history, heritage and archaeology, with a focus on adding value to the existing calendar of events.

Through this funding opportunity EventScotland is now seeking new, creative proposals that will provide a high profile signature programme, created especially for 2017. If your event is not eligible for this fund, other potential funding opportunities exist for 2017 events. More information is available here.

Last Modified: Tuesday 14 June 2016 09:47
Related Articles: Fair boost for Year of Young People ​Britannia Celebrates Best Year Ever Since Opening 20 Years Ago 12 days of Christmas 2017 Good Guys Autumn Budget 2017: Key announcements from Philip Hammond's speech Fishers Wins UK Commercial Laundry of the Year 2017 Bruce Stevenson wins Highly Commended Winner 2017 of Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight Scottish Tourism Alliance responds to publication of Q2 2017 tourism figures Tourists and local businesses benefit from A9 dualling programme Guest Scotland Conference and Exhibition 1 2 November 2017 at the Edinburgh International Climbing A Addressing the impact of generational change on Scotland's events industry