Good things come in threes…

We’ve had two great events at Civic Digits, but we’ll need your help for the third. The first good thing was winning the Best Non-Profit category at the British Data Awards, which means we are now not just Civic Digits but the award-winning Civic Digits.  This being 2021, there’s been none of the normal dressing […]

That better world we promised our children? Here’s a good start.

Blog by Rupert Goodwins (approx. 3 min read) (NEWSFLASH! I’m delighted to say that Civic Digits has been shortlisted for two of the British Data Awards – more details here. Now back to our scheduled bloggery) If you don’t think you need them, human rights can seem remote, officious concepts, sanctimonious do-gooding created by bureaucrats […]

Rupert Goodwins Blog: What’s next for Civic Digits?

Spring is here, with its annual promise of a world renewed so much sharper than usual. At Civic Digits, it’s also a good time to say what’s happening in our world in 2021. We kicked things off in with a public performance of The Big Data Show Online, our interactive, digital magic, theatrical event that […]

What does the future hold for online events?

This is a big question for us at Civic Digits. As a company which plays with performance and digital technologies, we strongly believe that we can connect with audiences, and each other on a creative level online. But how? Are audiences willing to pay for digital experiences? What can we learn from the gaming industry? […]

CyberScotland Week 2021

If you’ve experienced The Big Data Show, you’ll know that we’re big on cybersecurity. As our lives become more digital, from banking to entertainment, it’s important to be aware of online safety. Right, Cy and Bug?! So we’re delighted to be taking part in this year’s CyberScotland Week, from 22-28 February. On Thursday 25, we’ll […]

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Talking gaming at Tinderbox’s PlayAway Festival

This month, we’re playing our part in the inaugural PlayAway Festival of gaming in February 2021, run by Tinderbox Collective. Running from 22 February to 5 March, the online festival showcases and celebrates the creativity, diversity, innovation, and imagination in games and interactive media. As well as enjoying the festival as attendees, taking part in […]

Your chance to take part in The Big Data Show Online!

This October, we’re offering two opportunities to take part in The Big Data Show at home, or as part of your Youth Group. Sign up for our free, online sharing events being held on Friday 9 October (2pm) and Thursday 22 October (2pm). These shows are usually reserved just for school groups, but we know […]

The Big Data Show goes online!

Press release: 26 August 2020 Civic Digits Theatre Company is pleased to announce that its ground-breaking, interactive production The Big Data Show, reshaped to a purely digital form, will be presented in Scottish schools this September. Originally scheduled as a live show for June 2020, The Big Data Show was cancelled in light of the […]


The Big Data Show team has been closely monitoring the ever-changing COVID-19 situation. In light of the latest guidance, we are sorry to announce that all planned schools and public performances of The Big Data Show are now cancelled. When the situation becomes safe again, we plan to deliver the workshop element of the project at […]

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