Posts Categorized: Community

The J-Word Tours

We hear a little from The J-Word Tours, a new jazz music project touring Scotland and the UK very soon. It looks like a terrific programme of events and the tour presents shows in Perth, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness, Edinburgh and Dunfermline. The J-Word is a new project, committed to sharing the best in live music… Read more »

Fancy Working With One of Scotland's Fastest Growing Startups?

KILTR currently has some exciting internship positions aimed at people with an interest in digital content. Find out more about the opportunity here! Niche social networks are experiencing huge growth as organisations, brands and marketers begin to appreciate the potential of a more focused, passionate and highly engaged community compared to the larger, more general… Read more »

Artist of the Month: Vasquez

Halina from the brilliant Glasgow PodcART, takes a look at Edinburgh three-piece Vasquez in their monthly blog feature for KILTR. Dear Foals, There is this band called Vasquez and you would be madder than a rabbit on a ketamine cocktail not to consider them as your tour support. Kind Regards, Glasgow Podcart

The State of the Stand Up Nation

Another great blog piece from one of our favourite Scottish comedians and comedy writers, Bruce Morton from the Greater Shawlands Republic. This time an appraisal of the contemporary stand up scene in Scotland. It has taken a while to get stand-up comedy embedded as part of the entertainment landscape in Scotland. Years, and years. At… Read more »

The Velvet and Silk Cafe

Last night KILTR welcomed The Velvet and Silk Cafe, a network of architects and designers from across Glasgow to view our new offices and discuss their own projects. KILTR CEO Brian Hughes gave us a taste of what is to come from KILTR in 2013, plus, Robin Webster of Cameron Websters Architects, discussed how the five… Read more »

Colin Macrae's Highland Adventure

KILTR member and intrepid Scottish explorer, Colin Macrae, looks back on his social media project come Highland adventure, Lost In Scotland. There is a line in the classic Alan Paton novel Cry the Beloved Country when he describes Ixopo in Kwazulu/Natal as “Lovely beyond all singing of it” I am guessing he had never been to… Read more »

The Global Saint: St Andrew’s Day in the Scottish Diaspora

KILTR member Tanja Bueltmann who runs The Scottish Diaspora blog, reflects on the global saint’s day’s history around the world. ‘No saint in the calendar’, observed a reporter in the Hong Kong Daily Press in 1886, ‘receives the hearty and regular devotion paid to St Andrew by his flock in all parts of the world.’ And… Read more »

KILTR and Glasgow For Business Week

KILTR have announced an exciting partnership with this year’s Glasgow For Business Week! GFBW is a series of events that runs from Monday 8th until Friday 12th October in Glasgow. Monday was the start of Social Media Week across the globe and unless you’ve been hiding in the Glasgow Underground whilst Hillhead was being modernised… Read more »