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Media Centre

Welcome to the Creative Scotland Media Centre. General enquiries and updates on funded projects can be sent to media.office@creativescotland.com.  

Journalists and PR representatives can also access Creative Scotland's News Releases, Photos, Video, Audio and Supplementary Materials by contacting a member of the Press & Media team.

Media Contacts

Wendy Grannon
Media & PR Manager
T:  +44 (0)131 523 0016
M:  +44 (0)7916 137 632

Sophie Bambrough
Media & PR Officer
T: +44 (0)131 523 0015
M: +44 (0)7747 606 146

Eilidh Walker
Media & PR Assistant
T: +44 (0)131 523 0019
M: +44 (0)7545 402064

Latest News Releases

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Unprecedented Spotlight on Scotland at 2017 Festival Interceltique de Lorient

Fiona Hyslop, The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs tonight (Monday 22 May 2017), launches the Scottish programme at Festival Interceltique de Lorient, Europe’s largest Celtic music festival in Brittany, France,

Published: 22 May 2017

Creative Scotland's support for Music

To coincide with the first day of The Great Escape Festival, we share a short overview of our recent support for music.

Published: 17 May 2017

Scotland + Venice unveils major new film commission

The Scotland + Venice partnership today unveils Spite Your Face, a major new film commission by Edinburgh College of Art educated artist Rachel Maclean for the 57th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia.

Published: 09 May 2017

Update on Regular Funding - May 2017

Following April's deadline for applications to the Regular Funding Programme for organisations seeking funding over the period April 2018 to March 2021, we provide an update on next steps.

Published: 04 May 2017

Scotland’s first canal artist-in-residence invites public to go ‘gongoozling’

Artist Lesley Banks has captured the spectacular sights of the nation’s inland waterways on canvas as the first exhibition of her work opens on 6 May at the Park Gallery in Falkirk.  

Published: 03 May 2017

£1.2million support for cultural activity across Scotland

55 recipients received Open Project Funding in March 2017 including artists, musicians, dancers, writers and festivals.

Published: 28 Apr 2017

House where Peter Pan began gets £5.7million transformation

Work has started to transform the house where Peter Pan began into a new national centre for children’s literature and storytelling.

Published: 28 Apr 2017

Keepers receives £125,000 funding to shoot in Scotland

Scotland-based thriller Keepers, starring Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan and Connor Swindells, has received £125,000 from the Production Growth Fund.

Published: 28 Apr 2017

Showcasing Scotland at The Great Escape 2017

Eight top Scottish acts will perform at two Showcasing Scotland concerts supported by Creative Scotland at The Great Escape 2017.

Published: 18 Apr 2017

St Magnus Festival marks 900th anniversary of saint's martyrdom

St Magnus International Festival, a celebration of music and the arts which has been taking place for the past forty years in the magical setting of the Orkney Islands, has released its programme for 2017.

Published: 13 Apr 2017