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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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Celebrating World Fringe Day

Celebrations are taking place all over the world today to mark the first ever World Fringe Day, with fringes come together to celebrate 70 years of the movement and to pay tribute to Edinburgh as the birthplace of the fringe concept.

Published: 11 Jul 2017

Statement regarding Creative Scotland's Chair

It is with sadness and regret that we announce that our Chair, Richard Findlay CBE, will be stepping down this week owing to ill-health.

Published: 05 Jul 2017

Edinburgh International Film Festival records boost in admissions for 70th Anniversary

Edinburgh International Film Festival is celebrating a successful 71st edition, which saw a sixth successive year of increased audience numbers.

Published: 03 Jul 2017

Edinburgh International Film Festival award winners announced

Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) today announced the Award Winners for this year’s 71st edition, as well as confirming the Best of the Fest films.

Published: 30 Jun 2017

£800,000 National Lottery support for cultural activity across Scotland 

45 Open Project Funding awards of between £1,336 and £73,942 were made in May 2017 to support creative activity across Scotland.

Published: 29 Jun 2017

Sacred Paws Win The Scottish Album of the Year Award

The 2017 winner of the most coveted music prize in Scotland announced as Sacred Paws with their debut Strike A Match.

Published: 29 Jun 2017

National Lottery gives 500 Scottish groups reason to celebrate

Over £3.8 million in National Lottery funds is today being shared by almost 500 groups across Scotland. The windfall means grassroots groups delivering everything from wheelchair football to after-school holiday clubs and drama workshops to hip-hop dance sessions now get the green light to go ahead.

Published: 26 Jun 2017

New report reveals increased levels of confidence in carbon reporting

Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries show increased levels of confidence in carbon reporting and embracing of environmental responsibilities, a new report published by Creative Carbon Scotland today reveals.

Published: 21 Jun 2017

Film fund generates £17.5m for economy

A fund to incentivise film production in Scotland has generated £17.5m for the economy – returning £10 for every pound spent, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop confirmed today, as she announced an additional £250k to strengthen screen sector growth.

Published: 21 Jun 2017

Work begins on Edinburgh Printmakers' Castle Mill Works capital development

Yesterday, Monday 19 June, Edinburgh Printmakers begun work on their new home at Castle Mill Works Fountainbridge, coinciding with the organisation's 50th birthday.

Published: 19 Jun 2017