Welcome to CABN

Dedicated support for the creative arts sector in the Scottish Borders

Welcome to the CABN website!* 

CABN supports the professional creative sector in the Scottish Borders, with a focus  on creative micro-businesses across all artforms.  We also engage with, and provide support to sectoral organisations and community groups, and work with a range of partners to develop further opportunities.

CABN supports primarily through it’s core function as a Network – providing information relevant to the creative sector through the CABN website, weekly e-bulletin and Social Media.   If you would like to be added to the e-mail network list to receive our weekly bulletin, or have your event/opportunity shared through our bulletin, please contact Kay McCluskey

CABN supports through:

  • Advice & Support - over the phone, face to face
  • Bespoke Training & Events programme
  • Developing opportunities –  eg residencies, grant award schemes for Visual Artists and Craft Makers
  • Focus on supporting the development of creative spaces – venues and workspaces
  • Advocating for the sector locally and nationally
  • Partnership working – with local, national and international organisations

CABN People:

Mary Morrison, Creative Leader  tel:  01450 360 689  mob: 07789 944 993

Kay McCluskey, Clerical Assistant   tel:   01450 360 441

Felicity Bristow - Social Media Assistant (Felicity is a professional artist and works with CABN in a freelance capacity)

The  Advocates -  experienced practitioners in their fields who inform the design and the delivery of the CABN project.   


CABN is on Facebook and twitter, please 'like' our Facebook page and/ or 'follow' us on Twitter for the latest creative updates and news at:

Facebook iconFind us on Facebook:  www.facebook.com/CABNScotBorders

Twitter IconFollow us on Twitter:  twitter.com/CABNScotBorders

For more information about CABN

CABN is funded by Creative Scotland and is part of Live Borders


*Good news - we are currently developing a new website, which will enable us to more effectively communicate and promote the work of CABN and the many practitioners and organisations in the Scottish Borders.  We will be working closely with our new colleagues in Live Borders to develop the site.  Watch this space!

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