Made in Stirling Relocates to Murray Place
Jul 17th 2014
Creative Stirling re-opens the Made in Stirling retail space at 29 Murray place in order to accomodate the increasing need for space.
Open Source Stirling
Apr 07th 2014
Open Source Stirling is a 'cultural mapping' initiative aimed at animating and evolving a connected city identity for Stirling. It aims to create new opportunities for culture, attract investment, and grow civic pride in the City of Stirling through transparent, community-led action. It is overseen by a partnership committee comprising Artlink Central, Icecream Architecture, and Creative Stirling.
Feb 07th 2014
Pecha Kucha nights begin on a regular basis. Pecha Kucha is a presentation format in which the speaker shows 20 images, being allowed to talk about each for 20 seconds. They feature speakers from various sectors, spanning business to the arts, and take place in a number of different venues around town.
Creative Cities Network Review
Jan 13th 2014
The Creative Cities Network Review intended to provide information on the impact of Creative Stirling, Creative Dundee, and Creative Edinburgh on their respective cities, identifying potential for future development, and any lessons that might be adopted in other cities. Each network is independent, focussing on their own distinctive aims and objectives tailored to each of the three cities. A full Ekos report was produced for Creative Scotland by Ekos.
Made in Stirling Relocates to Thistles Centre
Nov 15th 2013
The Made in Stirling project relocates to the Thistles shopping centre.
Sep 01st 2013
Creative Stirling hosts a trial session of CoderDojo at the Old Town Jail. Monthly sessions begin immediately thanks to positive feedback. CoderDojo is a free coding club where young people can learn a variety of programming and technical skills in a social environment.
Freedom Versions V.2: 1NE4OURZERO2014 & Solar Fields
Aug 02nd 2013
1NE4OURZERO2014 & 'Solar Fields' was the second incarnation of Creative Stirling’s Freedom Versions project funded by Creative Scotland. In summer of 2013 the basement of the Old Town Jail in Stirling was transformed into an installation of print-based submissions exploring the themes of freedom, independence, colonisation and alienation in the run-up to the 2014 independence referendum.
Made in Stirling Relocates to King Street
Apr 18th 2013
The Made in Stirling project establishes itself as a permanent fixture of the Stirling high street, relocating to 3 King Street.
Dec 08th 2012
In the lead-up to Christmas 2012, we headed out to the street. Supported by Stirling Council, and independent businesses on and around Friar Street, a series of family-oriented activities took place, including paper lantern twilight parade, street theatre, visual encounters, and carol singing.
Made in Stirling
Sep 28th 2012
The Stirling Creative Industry Forum (SCIF) is passes management of the new retail space, Made In Stirling, over to Creative Stirling. To mark the occasion, the two organisations hold a function to celebrate, featuring an exhibition of various artists who have been featured in the shop.
Freedom Versions V.1
Jul 01st 2012
Freedom Versions V.1 brought together ten artists from across Scotland to produce a new collaborative painting specifically created for the Old Town Jail. A visual riff on the concept of freedom set in a historic building designed to restrict it, the work referenced the landscape, history and culture of the area and utilises a unique collaborative style and methodology developed by a collective of artists, including the infamous "Rough Cut Nation".
Freedom Versions V.1 was conceived and curated by Joe Hall and Richie Cumming.
Officially a CIC
Apr 26th 2012
Officially inaugurated as a community interest company.
Apr 21st 2012
Our first outdoor JailYardMusic event, celebrating International Record Store Day in conjunction with Stirling's Europa Music in the grounds of our brand new home, the Stirling Old Town Jail. The event featured a variety of local musicians, including End of Neil, Two Stripe, Jack Butler and DJs Sun Radge & Avant Radge.
The First First Friday
Dec 02nd 2011
Operating under the name of 'Ephemeron Studio', Joe Hall and a small team of volunteers produce and play host to Stirling's very first 'First Friday' networking event. The evening features work by furniture designer Gerry Thomson, visual artist Astrid Jaekel, graphic artist Staci Jo Rowlison, and music from Railfan.