2017/18 Funding secured for new Creative Kin project

We’re delighted to be able to announce that we’ve been awarded funding by The Scottish Government’s Children, Young People and Families Early Intervention and Adult Learning and Empowering Communities Fund.

Creative Skills goes to South Korea

At the start of December Starcatchers’ CEO Rhona Matheson and Creative Skills Manager Heather Armstrong spent a week in Korea running training for teaching artists and spreading the word about Starcatchers are our approach to the arts and creativity for very young children. Here, Heather reflects on their experience.

CEO Rhona Matheson featured in Product Magazine

Product Magazine is an independent arts and culture magazine established to showcase innovative work by new writers and artist from Scotland beyond. In the lead up to Christmas they have published a campaign 10 things we can do for children in Scotland with contributions from experts across sectors in Scotland working with and for children…. Read more »

Free Christmas storybook for Shape of Things audiences

As a special festive treat, audiences who come to see The Shape of Things at Dundee Rep will receive a free Christmas themed storybook called Snow Business!   Following our characters Cubert and Triantán as they travel through the sparkly circle into a winter wonderland, finding shapes along the way.   If you didn’t make… Read more »

Help us this #Giving Tuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday – a global day of giving! In a milestone year, where we  turned 10 years old we undertook a huge amount of work across our 3 strands of activity. Starcatchers a charitable organisation with very limited core funding we rely on the generous support of individuals, businesses and trusts and foundations to help… Read more »

Starcatchers SQA qualification registration open

This qualification is designed for Early Years practioners working across the sector, including staff in nursery and family care setting, health workers, childminders and out of school and play workers.

Competition time!

Have you ever played spot the dragon on a long car journey, or pretended the trolley was a train as you dashed round the supermarket?