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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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Nearly £1m support for cultural activity across Scotland

Over £900k of National Lottery Funding was awarded through our Open Project Funding last month, going to 42 artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 31 Jul 2018

New podcast series by young people reveals positive impact of CashBack scheme

A new series of podcasts, made by young people at Screen Education Edinburgh, explore the positive impact of creative CashBack projects across Scotland, for both the young people and artists involved.

Published: 31 Jul 2018

Scotland’s dance sector to be represented at Europe’s largest dance trade event

Scottish dance artists and companies look to take advantage of potential new international markets for the dance sector at Tanzmesse 2018, Europe’s largest trade event for dance.

Published: 31 Jul 2018

Latest round of Visual Artist & Craft Maker Awards now open

The programme offers grants from £500 to £1,500 to support the creative and professional development of artists and craft makers at all stages in their career.

Published: 26 Jul 2018

Janet Archer stepping down as Chief Executive

Creative Scotland announces today that, after five years, Janet Archer is stepping down from her role as Chief Executive of Creative Scotland.

Published: 17 Jul 2018

£794k National Lottery Awards For All to boost Scottish communities

Community groups across Scotland are today celebrating a £794k cash boost, thanks to the generosity of National Lottery players.

Published: 12 Jul 2018

Moray Artists Bursary now open for applications

The Moray Artists Bursary, a brand-new fund established by We Make Moray (The Moray Place Partnership), was launched today (10 July 2018) to support local artists.

Published: 10 Jul 2018

The Saltire Society 2018 Literary Awards: 30th Anniversary of the First Book of the Year Award

Widely recognised as Scotland’s most prestigious book awards, the Saltire Literary Awards represent a long-standing commitment from the Saltire Society to celebrate and support Scottish literary achievement and are run with the support of Creative Scotland.

Published: 09 Jul 2018

Scotland's young creative stars awarded funding

Thirty-two young Scots have been awarded £5,550 to help pursue their creative ambitions through the Time to Shine Nurturing Talent Fund. 

Published: 06 Jul 2018

Blas Festival launches programme which showcases young talent in Year of Young People 2018

The programme for this year’s Blas Festival was launched on Wednesday 4 July and revealed an outstanding line up of musicians from Scotland and further afield as well as some exciting opportunities for budding young musicians and composers.

Published: 05 Jul 2018