Creative Industries

The latest broadband developments have enabled many people to work successfully on a global scale from a base in the Scottish Borders.

From niche fashion designers through to marketing and internet consultancies, this area is rich in possibilities for creative industries.

Creative Arts Business Network (CABN)

CABN dedicates support to the creative arts sector in the South of Scotland:

  • Visual arts and crafts
  • Literature
  • Film
  • Performing arts
  • Music


CABN runs networking and training events tailored to the creative sector, as well as looking to develop new oppurtunities within the creative arts, including grant funding, residencies and specialist support and advice sessions.

If you are an individual practitioner, small business or an arts organisation you can contact CABN for advice and support.



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