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NEAT Trustee Treads a Steep Path To Success

NEAT Trustee Treads a Steep Path To Success

Neil McArthur, a North East Arts Touring Trustee, set himself a high challenge in May in support of the Gathimba Edwards Foundation. In 2017 Neil suffered a heart attack that resulted in open heart surgery and a successful triple bypass operation. In 2019 he was...

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Say A Garlic Phrase Day 2021

Say A Garlic Phrase Day 2021

Hands Up For Trad launch Say a Gaelic Phrase Day for Languages Week Scotland Hands Up For Trad are set to launch the organisation’s...

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Scottish Book Trust Announces Recipients of New Writers Awards 2021

Scottish Book Trust Announces Recipients of New Writers Awards 2021

The Scottish Book Trust has announced the 11 recipients of the New Writers Awards 2021, which provide a selection of talented writers who have not yet published a full-length book or collection with professional guidance to help them move towards publication, as well...

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The Touring Network – Job Opportunity

The Touring Network – Job Opportunity

The Touring Network are recruiting a Marketing & Development Manager with a diverse palette of marketing skills, a proven track record of income generation and a passion for arts and culture in Scotland. The Touring Network supports, represents and connects a...

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BEM for NEAT Volunteer Promoter

BEM for NEAT Volunteer Promoter

NEAT are very proud to share the news that one of our Volunteer Promoters, Mel Shand, has recently been awarded a BEM (British Empire Medal) in the Queens Honours List.   Well done Mel! This is great news to start 2021 and we are very grateful for her hard work...

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FST Appoints New CEO

FST Appoints New CEO

Federation of Scottish Theatre appoints Fiona Sturgeon Shea as the organisations new Chief Executive Officer Fiona will join Federation of Scottish Theatre as Chief Executive Officer in March of 2021, leaving her role as Creative Director of Playwrights’ Studio,...

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Forgotten Heroines of the North East

Forgotten Heroines of the North East

A new book, sponsored by the Doric Board, from playwright and author Mike Gibb featuring five women from very different walks of life who were all born in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. The book costs £5.99 and will come signed. Available from the likes of Yeadons in...

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Digging It

Digging It

Digging It A new online Doric radio drama series by Euan Martin and Dave Smith Produced by North East Arts Touring Professor Bell has spent his career unearthing archaeological secrets, but one fabled artifact remains undiscovered: the Rhynie Quine's...

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NEAT’s Executive Director treads the boards again!

NEAT’s Executive Director treads the boards again!

On World Theatre Day, Rapture Theatre launched Rapture Mini Bites a series of online, bite-sized performances. Every Friday they publish online performances of a reading, speech, poem, song or dance routine! The series is curated by Rapture’s Co-Artistic Director...

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Projectionists Have A Brighter Future

Projectionists Have A Brighter Future

NEAT is one of four community groups across Aberdeenshire and Moray who are among the 24 projects from the Orkney Isles to Galashiels, to have received support from The National Lottery through Screen Scotland’s Cinema Equipment Fund towards the purchase of new...

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Clashnettie Arts Centre For Rent

Clashnettie Arts Centre For Rent

Clashnettie Arts Centre is a large bright art space remotely located on a hillside in rural Aberdeenshire Clashnettie Arts Centre is a large bright art space remotely located on a hillside in rural Aberdeenshire. It is next to the home of sculptor Helen Denerley who...

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Creative Writing Competition

Creative Writing Competition

Aberdeen Arts Centre are looking for original stories up to 500 words based on the theme MAGIC! These stories could quite literally be about potions, wands and spells, or you can encourage your little one to think about the magic all around us every day – family, our...

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Success For First Live Streaming

Success For First Live Streaming

Our Young Promoters groups were excited to watch their first live streaming on Saturday 25 April. Aimed at young audiences, Common Lore was a fusion of rhythmic spoken word, digital projection, live-looped music and physical theatre. The young people tuned in via Zoom...

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After The Interval

After The Interval

Please help us by completing this online survey On March 16 we took the difficult decision to cancel all 64 events up until end of June 2020. Since 1985, NEAT has proudly served rural communities across the north east via a team of dedicated Volunteer Promoters. Now...

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‘In this digitalised age having live theatre in the local community is like a breath of fresh air and a reminder we are human….thank you NEAT’
D.C.

Portsoy

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