AmbITion Scotland is a digital development programme for the arts, heritage and cultural sector in Scotland over 2012-14, funded by The National Lottery via Creative Scotland. Want to get digitally fitter and smarter? Join in!
Engaging with AmbITion Scotland means you can get support - via our Make:IT:Happen Fund, through finding student interns or academic partners and through participating with our learning, resources and networking activities
In 2010 Catherine Wheels Theatre Company premièred a new show, called White, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Here’s a 60 second trailer of the show: White is for children aged 2-4 and was one of the hits of that fringe festival. It has gone on to tour the world and now, four years later, it […]
This AmbITion Scotland case study in digital development sees Hannah Rudman telling the story of the virtual world digital content development that The Scape Trust have created at Timespan Arts & Heritage Centre & Museum, following a community archaeology project in Brora, a remote part of North East Scotland.
In 2013 Aberdeen Performing Arts successfully applied to the AmbITion Scotland Make:IT:Happen fund. We created a project based around the production and distribution of rich media content aimed at promoting new strands of programming we had coming to The Lemon Tree. Our project allowed us to find new ways of engaging with audiences, move into […]
The Edinburgh International Science Festival received money from Ambition Scotland’s Digital Content Development Fund to help us expand our content capture and establish an effective distribution strategy. As an annual Festival, we face challenges around how best to showcase our work, keep people engaged year round and deliver wider benefits for our sponsors and stakeholders. […]
Scottish Music Centre: Digitisation Project from Scottish Music Centre Education on Vimeo. The Scottish Music Centre has an extensive collection of over 38,000 items as part of its remit to document and promote the musical life of the country, past and present. We have been acquiring material for over forty years: sheet music, sound recordings, […]
Glasgow Women’s Library is a vibrant information hub housing a lending library, archive collections and contemporary and historical artefacts that celebrate the lives, histories and achievements of women. We also support thousands of women across Scotland every year to improve their lives through our services and programmes, including support and activities that tackle a wide […]
Artlink Central was supported via AmbITion Scotland’s AmbITion Approach fund. We used this resource to enable consultants to assist us in digital development, with the desired outcome of producing a thorough strategy document, with both short and long term plans for embedding the use of digital technologies within our organisation. Artlink management believed that while […]
With help from the AmbITion grant Archaeology Scotland were able to purchase Customer Relationship Management software to help build our membership and supporter database. We looked at several charity specific products that ranged from £8,000 downwards. Having had years of experience using Raiser’s Edge, the industry standard, I was very aware of what I wanted […]
Archaeology Scotland is a charitable organisation, which works to secure the archaeological heritage of Scotland for its people through education, promotion and support. This project formed part of a wider digital development strategy that saw the upgrading and redevelopment of our entire website. This is our new homepage, which may be found at www.archaeologyscotland.org.uk – […]
Radio Free Hebrides is a project by Hands On Studios, a small company supporting the audio arts, based on the Isle of Skye. In 2013/2014 we received an award from Amb:IT:ion Scotland to help to create a strong foundation of digital content, and help to grow our audience so that we could move forward, finding […]