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National Lottery projects archive

Below are some featured projects that have benefited from National Lottery funding.  For more recent examples, go to the National Lottery and the Arts area.

Production Still from The Clay Wall by Kimberley O'Neill, 2007

Duncan Marquiss - The Clay Wall

At the Changing Room in Stirling, 22 September – 27 October 2007.

Abacus; Photo: Linda Mallett Dalry Primary School

The new Dalry Primary School in North Ayrshire is the latest manifestation of The Primary Space project.

Red Shoes (old lady 1); Photo: Eamonn McGoldrick

Red Shoes

Dynamic dance-theatre piece, performed by Kally Lloyd-Jones and choreographed by Michael Popper.

Linda Mallett ceramic panel; Photo: Linda Mallett

CatStrand Artworks, Glenkens

CatStrand, in New Galloway, is opening in September 2007 as a community arts centre and venue in the rural location of Glenkens, in Dumfries and Galloway.

Boat of Garten Community Hall interior; Photo: Chris Carter

Boat of Garten Community Hall

The newly opened multi-purpose venue for the community, in the Cairngorms National Park, near Aviemore.

Gallowday Rose, 2007: John Shankie

John Shankie

Recently undertook a nine-month Scottish Arts Council New York Residency.

Beacon; Photo: Alistair Peebles

Pier Arts Centre, Orkney

Read about the £4.5 million redevelopment of the Pier Arts Centre in Orkney enhancing it's reputation as a Scottish gallery of international standing.

Building exterior; Photo: St Andrew's in the Square

St Andrew's in the Square, Glasgow

Lighting, sound equipment and building improvements have been carried out at St Andrew's in the Square.

Aerial view model; Photo: Nicoll Russell Studios

Howden Park Centre

Redevelopment of Howden Park Centre to create a landmark arts facility in West Lothian.

Tae, detail; Deirdre Nelson & Anne Eunson: Shetland Amenity Trust

Public Art in Shetland Museum & Archives

60 individual artworks have been commissioned by Shetland Amenity Trust as part of it's Shetland Museum & Archives Public Art Project at Hay's Dock in Lerwick.

New Travelling Gallery launch, Waverley Court, Edinburgh; Photo: Susie Wright

Travelling Gallery

A unique, self-contained, custom-built mobile art gallery, which brings contemporary art exhibitions into communities throughout Scotland.

Out of the Blue exterior; Photo: Rob Houn

Out of the Blue, Edinburgh

Phase 2 of an ambituous re-design of a former army drill hall to create a state-of-the-art multi-arts hub.

'STOP! STOP! STOP!', Basel, 2006, Installation View, Kate Davis

Kate Davis

Kate Davis has recently featured in Tate Britain's exciting 'Art Now' programme.

Opportunities for Girls, Karla Black, Photo: Oliver Bartenschlager

Karla Black

Karla Black's sculptures are part of an ongoing learning, or search for understanding.

The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm; Photo: Paul Graham

Buccleuch Centre, Langholm, Dumfries & Galloway

Buccleuch Centre, Langholm, is a recently refurbished multi-purpose venue for the community, located within Dumfries and Galloway.

Al Seed in The Factory; Photo: Niall Walker 

Al Seed

Artist in Residence at The Arches.

SPACE, Craigmillar; Photo: Castle Rock Edinvar

SPACE - Craigmillar Social Enterprise and Arts Centre

The former Craigmillar Primary School has been fully refurbished to create a centre of excellence for social enterprise and community arts.

Aidan O'Rourke; Photo: Craig MacKay

The Tolbooth

Stirling's National Lottery funded arts venue celebrates its fifth birthday.

Licketyspit in Green Whale 2006; Photo: Patrick Redmond Licketyspit

Currently touring their new National Lottery funded show, Green Whale, a piratical adventure on the high seas!

Ally Wallace 'Globe’, 2002, window blinds made of lighting gels

Ally Wallace

Ally Wallace's sculptures and installations use limited means to craft simple forms with high visual impact.

 Eastwood Park Theatre Gallery; Photo: Ewan McGill

Eastwood Park Theatre

Eastwood Park Theatre, East Renfrewshire’s newly refurbished theatre venue, opened on 22 February 2007.

Kirkintilloch Arts & Cultural Centre; Image: Page & Park Architects

Kirkintilloch Arts and Cultural Centre

A brand new arts and cultural centre will be the centrepiece of a new development in Kirkintilloch.

Black River (2005);oil on board:Carol Rhodes

Carol Rhodes

Carol Rhodes' landscapes provoke notions of estrangement with a unique aerial perspective. 

Mosaic Panel, East Lothian Crafts Residency; Photo: Joanna Mawdsley   

East Lothian Crafts Residency

Read about the projects which ran as part of East Lothian's partners funded residency, based primarily at Prestongrange Heritage Museum in Prestonpans.

The Meaning is in the Waiting; Photo: Benzies/Grant

Pathways @ Inverurie Health Centre

The experimental GP referral scheme at Inverurie Health Centre.

Dance in the City logo; Photo: courtsey GGA

Dance In The City

Glasgow's new website dedicated to all things dance related.  

Scottish Storytelling Centre auditorium, photo: Simon Jones 

The Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh 

The Scottish Storytelling Centre, the world’s first purpose-built centre for storytelling had its official opening on 1 June 2006.  

'Hollow of Snow' by Arthur Watson, Photo: Andrew Leitch 

Cairngorm - Reading a Landscape 

For the past four years, CairnGorm Mountain Trust has been working to develop an artist-led initiative at the heart of the Cairngorms.

Scottish Music Centre at City Halls, Glasgow; Photo: Scottish Music Centre 

Scottish Music Centre at City Halls, Glasgow 

With the help of £80,706, from the National Lottery Fund, the Scottish Music Centre has relocated to a stunning new shopfront premises at City Halls, Glasgow.

Harbour arts centre theatre space, photo by North Ayrshire Council 

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine, North Ayrshire

After a refurbishment and the addition of a new extension Harbour Arts Centre Irvine reopened in September 2006. 

spring_alpha:diggers exhibition;Courtesy Peter Dibdin


Simon Yuill

spring_alpha:diggers is a new exhibition at the Hannah Maclure Centre in Dundee.

Scottish Storytelling Centre auditorium, photo: Simon Jones

The Scottish Storytelling Centre

The world's first purpose-built centre for storytelling

Heavy Metal's skills connect with the community; Photo: Ron Hasted 

Live Music Now! Scotland

a profile of the UK's largest outreach music organisation and its work in Scotland

 Thomas Korber on electronics; Photo: Thomas Korber

Le Weekend

a profile of Stirling's annual experimental music and sound festival

Dancer in Move-me booth; Photo: Katrina McPerson 


This your chance dance to creat your own dance and show it to the world.

Break Dancer at the Stand; Photo: curtsey Eiona Craig

The Stand

Profile of a new dance studio which has come on stream in West Dunbartonshire

Pile of books; Photo: Rebecca Moyce StAnza - Scotland's poetry festival 2006

Vesack at the Boilerhouse; Photo: Clementine Sandison

The Boilerhouse @ Hidden Gardens, Glasgow

The Boilerhouse @ Hidden Gardens. A new community building and walled garden opened to the public on 6 May 2006, providing indoor workshop space.

Artists and members of The Wash; Photo: Adam Smith College

Adam Smith College, Fife

The Xpress artist residency is a visual and literary arts project and sees two photographers work with groups and individuals in their familiar territory and spaces.

The Queen Frog's Wedding; Photo: Mike Bolam

The Queen Frog's Wedding

A Pre 5 project from Dumfries and Galloway, that through various artforms, focuses on the children's own culture environment.

How to Kill (Your Lover) image; Photo: Courtesy Theatre Objektiv

Theatre Objektiv

Theatre Objektiv were awarded project funding through the Scottish Arts Council to tour their newest visual theatre production, How to Kill (Your Lover), across Scotland.

Pauline Knowles as Martha; Photo: Robert Workman

Catherine Wheels' Theatre in Schools project

Taking theatre to schools and communities in Scotland

A canopy of trees; Photo: Sue Carter

Dumfries and Galloway Virtual Writer in Residence

Part of partners - Scotland's Artist Residency Programme

Dancer in Ashely Page's Acrid Arvid Jam; Photo: Catherine Ashmore

Dance Base Festival 2005 Programme

A goody bag jam packed with exiting treats

Perfect Spot, Good Morning; Photo: Courtesy Arts in Motion

The Perfect Spot

Taking cartoon theatre to a new level

Joanne Karr's work for Green Altar Exhibition; Photo: Joanne Kaar

Taiwan Residency 

From Hook Series by Susan Cross

Collect Art Fair

Jeweller Susan Cross and textile artist Sara Brennan discuss their work exhibited at Collect Art Fair.

Company dancers in start formation; Photo: Douglas McBride

Hoops, Hats and Acrobats

Choreographer Ruby Worth writes about this new commission of fun dance theatre for young children.

Race day, benchtours' Mayhem; Photo: Marc Marnie

benchtours' community outreach

Changing community outreach through the pARTners residency programme

Books in Fruitmarket Gallery; Photo: Michael Wolchover

Scottish Arts Council Book Awards

Read about the 2005 shortlists for Children's Book of the Year and the Book of the Year Awards.

Street artists at the Perth Festival 2004; Photo: John Glen

Perth Festival

a profile of Perth Festival's most ambitious programme to date with artists ranging from Dame Kiri Kanawa to Teenage Fanclub

Cellist Claudio Bohorquez; Photo: St Magnus Festival

St Magnus Festival

Orkney's mid-summer festival of the arts begins this June with a programme featuring music, drama, poetry, exhibition, film and community events. - conducting course.

Screen Machine Take Two interior, photo: Hi-Arts

Screen Machine: Take Two

Read about how Screen Machine: Take Two is bringing cinema to the Highlands and Islands.

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