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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 Officer - Screen
T: +44 (0)131 523 0019
M: +44 (0)7545 402064

Latest News Releases

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Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland and The University of Edinburgh launches First Footing

First Footing - a new nationwide, seven-month residency with international percussive dance artist and dance researcher Nic Gareiss - has been launched.

Published: 13 Dec 2018

Summerhall to host 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship

Edinburgh’s multi-arts complex and events venue Summerhall has been selected by Creative Scotland to host the 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship.

Published: 13 Dec 2018

Creative Scotland response to Scottish Government's Proposed Budget 2019/20

Following the Scottish Government's proposed budget announcement, we are pleased to say that Creative Scotland’s Grant in Aid budget for 2019/20 is £62million, remaining broadly the same as in 2018/19.

Published: 12 Dec 2018

Screen Scotland seeks operator for major Film & TV production facility

Screen Scotland today launches a tender process inviting proposals from private developers to lease, refurbish and operate a permanent world-class film and television production facility at 31 Bath Road (formerly the Pelamis building), Port of Leith, Edinburgh.

Published: 07 Dec 2018

Findhorn Bay Arts wins at 20th SURF Awards

Findhorn Bay Arts tonight picked up an award at the prestigious 2018 '20th Anniversary' SURF Awards in Glasgow’s Grand Central Hotel.

Published: 06 Dec 2018

Hospitalfield Angus Place Partnership announced

Creative Scotland, Angus Council, Angus Alive and Hospitalfield are pleased to announce details of a place partnership that will support a programme of activity in Angus.

Published: 06 Dec 2018

Charlotte Prodger wins 2018 Turner Prize

Charlotte Prodger has won the 2018 Turner Prize. The £25,000 prize was presented during a live broadcast at Tate Britain tonight.

Published: 04 Dec 2018

Over £840k support for cultural activity across Scotland

£847,250 of National Lottery Funding has been awarded to 41 recipients through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund in October 2018, supporting individual artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and more.

Published: 29 Nov 2018

Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance - November 2018 update

Now that the first deadline for applications to the pilot Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance has passed, we provide a short update on progress.

Published: 27 Nov 2018

Applications sought for £300k CashBack for Creativity Open Fund

Applications opened today to the CashBack for Creativity Open Fund, with £300,000 available to support high quality creative and cultural activities for young people across Scotland.

Published: 26 Nov 2018