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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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Book Week Scotland 2017 programme is launched

The programme for Scotland’s sixth national celebration of books and reading was launched today, with hundreds of events taking place across Scotland run 27 November to 3 December 2017.

Published: 04 Oct 2017

Shift: NTS working on major new arts project for North Lanarkshire

The National Theatre of Scotland is delighted to be working with CultureNL Ltd and North Lanarkshire Council on a large scale participatory arts project, Shift, bringing their unique model of artistic engagement and high impact theatre-making to the people and locations of North Lanarkshire in 2017 and 2018.

Published: 04 Oct 2017

Co-ordinator appointed to help drive culture in Moray

A co-ordinator has been appointed to help strengthen creative development in Moray’s communities.Sandra Morrison has been announced as the new post-holder for the Moray Place Partnership - a joint arts and culture development project between Highlands and islands Enterprise (HIE) and Creative Scotland.

Published: 29 Sep 2017

Organisations invited to host 2018 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship

We are invitingapplications for Scottish-based literature organisations to host the Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship, which aims to encourage organisations to connect with and support writers’ development.

Published: 29 Sep 2017

Talisk to represent Scotland at WOMEX

Multi award-winning Glasgow-based trio Talisk have been selected as the sole UK act to perform in the official programme at WOMEX 17 World Music Expo in the UNESCO City of Music Katowice, Poland, from Wednesday 25 to Sunday 29 October 2017.

Published: 29 Sep 2017

£1.2million National Lottery support for cultural activity across Scotland

£1.2million National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund was awarded to 53 recipients in August 2017, with awards of between £1,462 and £99,849.

Published: 29 Sep 2017

New talent development programme set for Skye

Leading independent Scottish film producer Chris Young, today announces plans for an exciting new talent development programme on Skye in May 2018.

Published: 27 Sep 2017

Countdown on for Perth Theatre's reopening panto

With less than 75 days to go until Perth Theatre’s reopening panto, the countdown is on towards a new generation of theatre in Perth. Gwilym Gibbons, chief executive of Horsecross Arts, Perth Theatre artistic director, Lu Kemp, Council Leader Ian Campbell from project partners Perth & Kinross Council, plus other (...)

Published: 26 Sep 2017

New Head of Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion announced

We are delighted to announce that Milica Milosevic-Robson has been appointed as Head of Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion.

Published: 25 Sep 2017

Ten creative projects nurturing young talent

Ten creative projects, involving 19 young people from across Scotland, will share over £3,800 from the Time to Shine Nurturing Talent Fund.

Published: 21 Sep 2017