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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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Talented young Scots awarded creative talent funding

Twenty-two young Scots have been awarded funding for a range of creative projects that showcase their passions and talents.

Published: 23 Feb 2018

£90,000 support for Year of Young People Traineeships

Nine year-long full time traineeships for young people aged between 16-24 interested in working in the arts, screen and creative industries have been supported through a Year of Young People 2018 Creative Traineeship Fund announced today by Creative Scotland.

Published: 22 Feb 2018

Evidence session to the Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee: Opening Remarks

“Sustainable funding for arts and creative organisations in Scotland" - opening remarks from Janet Archer, CEO, Creative Scotland.

Published: 22 Feb 2018

Chair appointed to the Creative Scotland Board

Creative Scotland announces today, Tuesday 13 February 2018, the appointment of Robert Wilson as Chair.

Published: 12 Feb 2018

Scottish acts nominated for BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

The nominees have been announced for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018 and Scotland once again has a strong prominence across the nine categories.

Published: 09 Feb 2018

Additional funds to enhance 2018-21 Regular Funding Network

Following the decisions announced last month awarding Regular Funding to 116 organisations, £2.6m of additional funds will now be allocated in order to further enhance the 2018-21 network.

Published: 06 Feb 2018

£800,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

£800k of Open Project Funding has been awarded to 22 recipients, including individual artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations across Scotland.

Published: 31 Jan 2018

Regular Funding update statement from Janet Archer

Janet Archer, Chief Executive of Creative Scotland, gives a further update following the Regular Funding 2018-21 decisions announced on 25 January.

Published: 30 Jan 2018

Three-year Regular Funding awarded to 116 organisations

We are pleased to announce the network of organisations that will receive Regular Funding for the three-year period, April 2018 to March 2021, following the conclusion of an open application process.

Published: 25 Jan 2018

Writer's Centenary fund sparks imaginative new ideas

The 12 recipients of the new Muriel Spark 100 Fund: Endless Different Ways Small Grants Fund are announced today by Creative Scotland.

Published: 22 Jan 2018