Beacon Events Programme

The Beacon Events Programme complements the existing National and International Programmes and 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. 

Event organisers wishing to apply for funding through the Beacon Events Programme for 2019, are invited to contact the EventScotland Team on 0131 472 2313 or

Apply For Funding

  • Applications are now closed for the first half of 2019. Applications for events taking place between July and December 2019 will be due in February 2019 (more details to follow).

    View Funding Guidelines here >>

    For more information or to discuss a potential 2019 event please contact the EventScotland team on 0131 472 2313 or email
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