Beacon Events Programme

The Beacon Events Programme complements the existing National and International Programmes. The Programme will support strategic development activity in line with the objectives of the National Events Strategy - Scotland the Perfect Stage.

The purpose of the Beacon Events Programme is to support uniquely Scottish events, which generate tourism benefits, contribute significantly to the Scotland the Perfect Stage impact areas and act as examples of best practice. 

In 2017 events supported through the Beacon Programme will also be expected to support the objectives of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology and demonstrate ways in which their event will support this themed year.

The application process for events in 2017 has now closed, however event organisers wishing to apply for funding through the Beacon Events Programme for 2018 are invited to review the application guidelines. 

Details of the application process and deadlines for 2018 events will be published later in 2017.

For more information or to discuss a potential 2018 event please contact the EventScotland team on 0131 472 2313 or

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