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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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Last chance to see Scotland's first ever Dazzle Ship

Ciara Phillips’ Dazzle Ship Scotland Every Woman, created to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, will be on display for its final few weeks in Prince of Wales Dock in Leith, Edinburgh, before closing on 31st January 2017.

Published: 13 Jan 2017

Winner of Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2017 revealed

Author Nick Sharratt has been announced as the winner of the very first Bookbug Picture Book Prize for his picture book Shark in the Park on a Windy Day, published by Random House. The prize was voted for exclusively by 19,000 Scottish children aged 3-7.

Published: 12 Jan 2017

International Showcase Fund supports UK artists to showcase at Eurosonic Noorderslag

Anna Meredith, Be Charlotte and Elle Exxe amongst the beneficiaries of PRS Foundation’s International Showcase Fund.

Published: 10 Jan 2017

Craft Scotland secures transatlantic partnership for Scotland's makers

A group of 20 makers and designers based in Scotland will showcase their work at the exclusive American Craft Show Baltimore in February 2017.

Published: 09 Jan 2017

Funding to boost film and TV production

Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop today confirmed the Scottish Government and Creative Scotland will provide an additional £1.25m to incentivise film and high-end TV production in Scotland.

Published: 22 Dec 2016

£900,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

Creative Scotland has awarded over £900,000 National Lottery Funding through the Open Project Fund in November 2016 to 37 recipients, including individual artists and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 21 Dec 2016

Scottish Book Trust Launches Search for Teen Writers And Illustrators

Scottish Book Trust has launched a search for Scottish teens who want to develop their talents in creative writing or illustration in any form, and help to build the teen literary scene in Scotland.

Published: 21 Dec 2016

Draft Budget 2017/18 Update

The Board of Creative Scotland met yesterday (19 December) to consider Creative Scotland’s outline 2017/18 budget in the context of the recent Scottish Government’s announcement of its Draft Budget for next year. 

Published: 20 Dec 2016

Care Experienced Kids get Creative for Christmas

Over 180 young people who have care experience or caring responsibilities took part in a Christmas artistic extravaganza in Paisley Town Hall last week as part of the Care2Create showcase.

Published: 19 Dec 2016

Initial response to the Draft Budget 2017/18

Creative Scotland's initial response following the Scottish Government's Draft Budget 2017-18 announcement today.

Published: 16 Dec 2016