Media Centre

Welcome to the Creative Scotland Media Centre. General enquiries and updates on funded projects can be sent to

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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)141 302 1708
M: +44 (0)7747 606 146

Eilidh Walker
Media & PR Officer - Screen
T: +44 (0)131 523 0019
M: +44 (0)7545 402 064

Olivia Carr
Media Relations & PR Coordinator
T: +44 (0)141 302 1708
M: +44 (0)7970 962 322


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Latest News Releases

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Chamber Music Scotland launches Classical EDI Development Fund

Chamber Music Scotland has launched a fund designed to support individual artists and representatives of arts organisations and creative businesses to identify and develop pathways to greater diversity and inclusivity in the Scottish classical music sector.

Published: 15 Mar 2023

Edinburgh Tradfest's 2023 full programme announced

Edinburgh Tradfest has launched its 2023 programme of traditional live music, storytelling, dance, workshops, talks, ceilidhs, and special events taking place at various venues across the city.

Published: 15 Mar 2023

Twenty Years of Aberdeen Jazz Festival: Swinging into Spring

Aberdeen Jazz Festival returns to the city this spring with a joyous celebration of fantastic live music that runs the jazz gamut from smooth, to raucous, trail-blazing to traditional.

Published: 14 Mar 2023

Gray’s School of Art secures funding to support creative networks across the North East

Gray’s School of Art at Robert Gordon University (RGU) has secured major grant funding from Creative Scotland to support new or existing networks of creative practitioners in the north east, including Orkney and Shetland.

Published: 07 Mar 2023

Isabel Barfod announced as the recipient of the 2023 Margaret Tait Commission and Cal Mac announced as the recipient of the 2023 Margaret Tait Residency

Isabel Barfod is the fourteenth recipient of the Margaret Tait Commission and Cal Mac is the 2023 recipient of the Margaret Tait Residency

Published: 07 Mar 2023

The Youth Music Initiative celebrate 20 years of music making

In March, the Youth Music Initiative (YMI) brought together over 200 teachers, practitioners, community projects and young musicians from local authority areas across Scotland to celebrate its 20th anniversary at Johnstone Town Hall.

Published: 03 Mar 2023

Launch announcement: Stephen Palmer Travel Bursary Fund 2023

Creative Scotland and Engage Scotland are delighted to announce the Stephen Palmer Travel Bursary Fund 2023 is open for applications.

Published: 01 Mar 2023

Indielab Games launches its first UK-wide Accelerator programme

Created to help games studios unlock potential, grow, innovate, attract investment and succeed, this inaugural UK-wide Accelerator will be delivered as the first of its kind in three UK cities.

Published: 24 Feb 2023

Famous last words: new album reimages iconic final moments from Scottish fiction

Songs from the Last Page is among 37 receiving a total of £791,837 National Lottery funding in this latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund awards.

Published: 23 Feb 2023

Scotland’s Music Convention Wide Days announces official SXSW showcase lineup

Scotland’s Music Convention Wide Days is set to return to the USA’s leading music industry conference South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas

Published: 23 Feb 2023