Welcome to CABN
Dedicated support for the creative arts sector in the Scottish Borders
Welcome to the CABN website!*
CABN supports the professional creative sector in the Scottish Borders, with a focus on creative micro-businesses across all artforms. We also engage with, and provide support to sectoral organisations and community groups, and work with a range of partners to develop further opportunities.
CABN supports primarily through it’s core function as a Network – providing information relevant to the creative sector through the CABN website, weekly e-bulletin and Social Media. If you would like to be added to the e-mail network list to receive our weekly bulletin, or have your event/opportunity shared through our bulletin, please contact Kay McCluskey
CABN supports through:
- Advice & Support - over the phone, face to face
- Bespoke Training & Events programme
- Developing opportunities – eg residencies, grant award schemes for Visual Artists and Craft Makers
- Focus on supporting the development of creative spaces – venues and workspaces
- Advocating for the sector locally and nationally
- Partnership working – with local, national and international organisations
Mary Morrison, Creative Leader tel: 01450 360 689 mob: 07789 944 993
Kay McCluskey, Clerical Assistant tel: 01450 360 441
Felicity Bristow - Social Media Assistant (Felicity is a professional artist and works with CABN in a freelance capacity)
The Advocates - experienced practitioners in their fields who inform the design and the delivery of the CABN project.
CABN is on Facebook and twitter, please 'like' our Facebook page and/ or 'follow' us on Twitter for the latest creative updates and news at:
Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CABNScotBorders
Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/CABNScotBorders
For more information about CABN
*Good news - we are currently developing a new website, which will enable us to more effectively communicate and promote the work of CABN and the many practitioners and organisations in the Scottish Borders. We will be working closely with our new colleagues in Live Borders to develop the site. Watch this space!
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