Creative Scotland are commissioning research to address when and how will the economic recovery of creative sectors in Scotland take place.
The impact of the pandemic on audiences for cultural activity in Scotland has been immediate and extensive. Venues have closed their doors and planned activity including major cultural events, tours and festivals, has been postponed or cancelled.
Recent survey research has shown that two-thirds of the UK population will feel uncomfortable going to large public gatherings, such as sports or music events, compared to how they felt before the pandemic. International research suggests that the public may be less willing to return to concert halls, performing arts and cinemas compared to visiting parks, sports venues and visitor attractions.