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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

Claire Thomson
Media & PR Coordinator
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

Latest News Releases

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The Scottish Awards for New Music 2020: Nominations now open

Nominations for the fourth annual Scottish Awards for New Music are now open.

Published: 13 Dec 2019

Latest round of Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance recipients announced

The latest round of Creative Scotland’s Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance has been announced. The funding is enabling new tours of acclaimed theatre and dance projects - including circus for babies, gritty drama, and musical comedy capers exploring themes from international friendship to mental health.

Published: 11 Dec 2019

£15,000 bursary funding awarded by We Make Moray

The arts, screen and creative industries in Moray have been bolstered by £15,000 funding through the Moray Artists Bursary from We Make Moray.

Published: 10 Dec 2019

Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries: Expanding approaches to diverse recruitment and talent development

Cultural organisations across Scotland are today, Thursday 5 December, invited to take action to broaden socio-economic diversity and inclusion in the arts, by hosting paid, year-long creative Fellowships through the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme.

Published: 04 Dec 2019

Talent development for traditional Scottish arts

A new round of funding has been announced today, to support talented young Scots traditional musicians and dancers. Arts and cultural organisations across Scotland are invited to apply for a share of £150,000 from The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Youth Development Fund to support traditional cultural activity.

Published: 03 Dec 2019

The Saltire Society announces winners of 2019 Literary Awards

The Saltire Society announced the winners of the 2019 Literary Awards at a glittering ceremony at the National Museum of Scotland on Saturday 30 November.

Published: 02 Dec 2019

41 creative projects across Scotland share in over £927,000 of National Lottery funding

In the latest round of Open Project Fund awards, over 40 creative projects and activities taking place across Scotland have received more than £927,000 of National Lottery Funding through Creative Scotland.

Published: 27 Nov 2019

Introducing The Year of Scotland in Australia 2020

From a packed launch event at Sydney Opera House, attended by Australia’s music festival directors and promoters, Creative Scotland’s Head of Music, Alan Morrison joined Amanda Jackes of Australia’s legendary Woodfordia festival, to announce the first details of what is set to be the largest showcase of traditional Scottish music and heritage in Australia, ever. (...)

Published: 27 Nov 2019

Create:Inclusion Round 2: Increasing access to career progression

The latest funding round for applications to the newly enhanced £350,000 Create:Inclusion Fund, has been launched. Set up to increase the diversity of people working in the arts, screen and creative industries by improving access to career progression, the Fund is backed by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland. (...)

Published: 21 Nov 2019

YMI Scotland: Call out for applications

Young people across Scotland will enjoy access to high-quality music-making opportunities thanks to £1.3million funding from the Youth Music Initiative (YMI).

Published: 19 Nov 2019