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ScottishPower Foundation 2018 Arts, Heritage, Culture & Science Projects

Arts, Heritage, Culture & Science Projects

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

SEND a Message

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod (LIME)’s 2018 Inclusion Project, “SEND a message”, builds on previous inclusion initiatives to support education in the arts, reduce inequality of opportunity and make the Eisteddfod a truly inclusive event.

This project will enhance the skills and confidence of the participants, specifically those facing challenging circumstances, and will result in the creation of a unique performance of music and dance that celebrates diversity. The project will explore dimensions of culture, beliefs, community engagement and promote respect and understanding.

National Museums Scotland

National Museums Scotland

Powering Up 2.0

National Museums Scotland (NMS) aims to engage children and young people around Scotland, reducing inequality and address the educational attainment gap through access to high quality science learning activities, and to move towards realising its vision of becoming one of Scotland’s leading centres for science engagement.

Funding will enable NMS to enhance the highly successful Get Energised Programme which is widely recognised by teachers as an excellent and engaging STEM initiative, engage with audiences with STEM across its museums and through digital channels and extend its new Schools Outreach programme to engage more hard-to-reach audiences beyond Edinburgh.

National Theatre of Scotland

National Theatre of Scotland


The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) exists to produce and create world-class theatre that reaches out across Scotland and beyond.  This year’s project – Futureproof – is a Scotland-wide festival of performances created by young people, from different backgrounds and communities, working alongside internationally acclaimed theatre artists.

From April to November 2018, NTS practitioners and world renowned artists will work with young people via existing creative arts and cultural organisations, social service agencies and local youth organisations.  This will culminate in a series of multi-art form, multi-platform events taking place in ten areas across Scotland during September and October, and will reach out to the rest of the UK and beyond via digital broadcast and social media.

The core aim of Futureproof is to celebrate the very best of Scotland’s young people during the Year of Young People 2018.