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Culture and Communities

This Cross-party group's purpose:

To encourage the exchange of knowledge and understanding between the Scottish Parliament and arts, culture, heritage, and historic environment communities. 

Next meeting

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

This meeting will be held virtually at 7pm, anyone wishing to attend must contact Jennifer Hunter.

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Jennifer Hunter


Involved in the group

MSPs, individuals and organisations who participate in and support this group.

Current Members

Boyack, Sarah

Sarah Boyack


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Webber, Sue

Sue Webber

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Adamson, Clare

Clare Adamson


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Motherwell and Wishaw (Constituency)

Baker, Claire

Claire Baker


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Choudhury, Foysol

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Marra, Michael

Michael Marra


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Minto, Jenni

Jenni Minto


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Argyll and Bute (Constituency)

Non MSP Individuals

Bryan Beattie

Laura Black

Matt Brennan

Steve Byrne

John Cairns

Jean Cameron

Amanda Catto

Rebecca Finkel

Chantal Guevara

Donna Heddle

Jane Humphries

Yvette Jelfs

Kirsty Keay

Ariel Killick

Ullrich Kockel

Orchid Liu

Jen McGregor

Lyndsey McLean

David Nicholson

Brian Ó hEadhra

Emma Jayne Park

Francis Shennan

David Stevenson

Archippus Sturrock

Jean Urquhart

Matthew Whiteside

Grant Williams


Culture Counts - secretary

Art 27

Artlink Central

Carey Tourism

CollinsandGoto Studio

Community Archives Heritage Group Scotland Network

Community Leisure UK

Creative & Cultural Skills

Creative Scotland

Culture Collective

Cutting Edge Theatre

Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

Edinburgh International Festival

Engage Scotland

Festivals Edinburgh

Historic Environment Scotland

Horsecross Arts (Perth Theatre & Concert Hall)

Industrial Museums Scotland

Live Music Now Scotland

Making Music

Museums Galleries Scotland

National Trust for Scotland

Nevis Ensemble

Newcastle University, Live Music Exchange

One Dance UK


Queen Margaret University

Rothesay Pavilion

Royal Society of Edinburgh

Scene Stirling (Place Partnership)

Scottish Artists Union

Scottish Council on Archives

Scottish Opera


Skills Development Scotland

The Scottish Stained-Glass Trust

The Village Storytelling Centre

Traditional Music Forum

Tricky Hat Productions

UK Theatre



Youth Theatre Arts Scotland

Group work

Annual return / report

Annual return / report