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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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£750,000 National Lottery support for cultural activity across Scotland

46 Open Project Funding awards of between £1,785 and £75,654 were made in April 2017.

Published: 30 May 2017

2017 Robert Louis Stevenson Writing Fellows Announced

Scottish Book Trust announce that the four Robert Louis Stevenson Fellows for 2017 are Liz Lochhead, Nalini Paul, David Bishop and David Manderson.

Published: 26 May 2017

2017 Made in Scotland Showcase Programme Announced

Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, today announced the companies and artists selected for the 9th year of Made in Scotland - a curated showcase of music, theatre and dance performed during the 70th Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Published: 24 May 2017

Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award Longlist Unveiled

Twenty outstanding Scottish albums are unveiled as The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award Longlist to a crowd of eager music fans at the O₂ ABC in Glasgow.

Published: 24 May 2017

Edinburgh Art Festival Announces 2017 Commissions Programme: The Making of the Future: Now

Edinburgh Art Festival today announces details of the 2017 Commissions Programme, presenting new publicly-sited works across the city, opening up new spaces for the first time and offering a unique opportunity to experience hidden corners or often overlooked parts of the city.

Published: 24 May 2017

Factory Doors Opened For Dundee Design Festival

The UK’s only UNESCO City of Design opened the second Dundee Design Festival today in an empty factory in the city’s former mill district for a five-day programme of design-themed workshops, talks, film screenings and performances.

Published: 24 May 2017

Scottish filmmaking championed at 71st Edinburgh International Film Festival

In its 70th Anniversary year, Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has unveiled a rich selection of Scottish films, filmmakers and acting talent as part of its 2017 Festival programme, as well as launching inaugural immersive event cinema experience EIFF: Play.

Published: 23 May 2017

Unprecedented Spotlight on Scotland at 2017 Festival Interceltique de Lorient

Fiona Hyslop, The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs tonight (Monday 22 May 2017), launches the Scottish programme at Festival Interceltique de Lorient, Europe’s largest Celtic music festival.

Published: 22 May 2017

Creative Scotland's support for Music

To coincide with the first day of The Great Escape Festival, we share a short overview of our recent support for music.

Published: 17 May 2017

Scotland + Venice unveils major new film commission

The Scotland + Venice partnership today unveils Spite Your Face, a major new film commission by Edinburgh College of Art educated artist Rachel Maclean for the 57th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia.

Published: 09 May 2017