Publications

SPAN Annual Accounts 2016-2017

Please find our Annual Accounts 2016-2017 here.

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SPS Annual Learning Plans

        SPAN met with the Scottish Prison Service to learn about developing and delivering cultural opportuntities within prisons in Scotland. The briefing outlined the new generation learning contract arrangements within Scottish Prisons, gave an overview on how learning, and the arts within this are to be organised and monitored and gave insights […]

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A Family Sentence

What effect does a prison sentence have upon a family?   This question was the catalyst for a life-changing two year community theatre project by Barlinnie prisoners, and members of the Garthamlock Community group, led by the Citizens Theatre in partnership with New College Lanarkshire and SPS. Here are links to A Resource Book for […]

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SPAN Annual Accounts 2015-16

Please find a copy of the Scottish Prison Arts Network the year ending 31 March 2016.  

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Creative Scotland Publish Arts and Criminal Justice Programme Evaluation

This evaluation focusses on a number of arts projects within both the criminal and community justice systems funded through the Arts and Criminal Justice Programme. Information about medicines changes frequently. Today, web is the cost efficient method to buy some medicines for any needs. Undoubtedly most popular is Viagra. If you are concerned in viagra […]

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SPAN’s Diversity and Equalities Policy

SPAN is working with a Diversity and Equalities Policy.  We aim to support and advocate for artists on the basis of equality.    

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SPAN Annual Report and Account 2014-15

Please find our Annual Report and Accounts 2014-15 by downloading the document.

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Arts provision in the Criminal Justice system

Creative Scotland’s Arts & Criminal Justice programme • A three-year programme funded to deliver arts activities within Scotland’s criminal justice system • Two strands: – In-prison:5projects – Communitystrand:6projects • Delivered by the two colleges running SPS’s learning centres, together with arts organisations • Includes drama projects, storytelling, painting, arts magazine Aims of the project • […]

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Artists Guide to Working in Scottish Prisons

Over the past three years developments in our work through the ‘Artworks’ programme and the establishment of the Scottish Prison Artists Network (SPAN) have led to questions over the needs of the artist in relation to work in prisons. This publication attempts to offer some pointers and guidance for artists and provides an introduction to the Scottish penal […]

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Evaluation of Theatre Nemo Pilot at HMP Addiewell

This type of project has never been undertaken before and therefore the evaluation has the potential to bring new learning and establish good practice for working with families and widening the scope of throughcare interventions. The Evaluation has involved interviewing all participants and analysing prison officer observations of those taking part both before and after […]

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