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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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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

V&A Dundee opening announced

V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018.

Published: 18 Jan 2018

Scottish Book Trust Announces Recipients of New Writers Awards 2018

Scottish Book Trust announces the 10 new awardees for this prestigious prize, which is supported by Creative Scotland.

Published: 17 Jan 2018

Natalie Usher, Director of Screen, to step down in March 2018

Natalie Usher, Director of Screen at Creative Scotland, will step down in March 2018.

Published: 09 Jan 2018

Jenna Coleman and Ewen Leslie to lead cast for BBC One’s The Cry

Jenna Coleman (Victoria, Doctor Who) and Ewen Leslie (Safe Harbour, Top of the Lake) star in The Cry, a four-part thrilling, psychological BBC One drama written by Jacquelin Perske, adapted from the novel by Helen FitzGerald.

Published: 08 Jan 2018

Opening Gala announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2018

Glasgow Film Festival 2018 will open on 21 February with the UK premiere of Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs.

Published: 03 Jan 2018

£700,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

£700,000 of Creative Scotland Open Project Funding has been awarded to 33 recipients, including individual artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 21 Dec 2017

Creative Scotland response to Scottish Government's Draft Budget 2018/19

Following the Scottish Government's draft budget announcement today, we are very pleased to say that Creative Scotland’s discretionary Grant in Aid budget for 2018/19 is £38.912m, a 21.2% increase on 2017/18.

Published: 14 Dec 2017

Playwrights' Studio Scotland to host 2018 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship

Playwrights’ Studio Scotland, the national organisation for the development of playwrights, has been selected by Creative Scotland to host the 2018 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship.

Published: 13 Dec 2017