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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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Crowdfunding Creativity: Pilot scheme launches creative projects

Creative projects are receiving support to embark on a crowdfunding campaign, thanks to a pilot mentoring and match-funding scheme run by Creative Scotland in partnership with Paved with Gold.

Published: 19 Sep 2018

Underbelly announces full programme for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

On behalf of City of Edinburgh Council, Underbelly today announced the full programme for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 19 in their second year of producing the festival.

Published: 19 Sep 2018

Remembering choreographer Janis Claxton

Anita Clark, Director at The Work Room and former Head of Dance at Creative Scotland, remembers choreographer Janis Claxton (1964 – 2018), who has sadly passed away.

Published: 14 Sep 2018

£637k National Lottery cash boost for Scottish communities

A wide range of arts, sports and community projects across Scotland are today celebrating a National Lottery cash boost of £637,778.

Published: 14 Sep 2018

Makers take to world stage as Venice hosts first major international craft event

In a significant boost for craft in Scotland, Craft Scotland is delighted to announce the presentation of three of Scotland’s renowned makers in the first ever Best of Europe craft exhibition.

Published: 12 Sep 2018

V&A Dundee opens to the world

V&A Dundee opens its doors for the first time to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018.

Published: 12 Sep 2018

Spotlight on Scotland’s theatre and dance for young people at IPAY 2019

Imaginate, with the support of Creative Scotland, have secured a Country Spotlight at the prestigious International Performing Arts for Youth showcase event in Philadelphia, IPAY 2019.

Published: 11 Sep 2018

Young Fathers win prestigious SAY Award for second time

Young Fathers have been announced as the 2018 winners of Scotland’s national music prize, the Scottish Album of The Year (SAY) Award.

Published: 07 Sep 2018

Over £300k to enable young people to access music-making activities

Young people across Scotland will enjoy access to high-quality music-making opportunities thanks to £300,000 funding from the Youth Music Initiative (YMI).

Published: 06 Sep 2018

£790k support for cultural activity across Scotland

£792k of National Lottery cash was awarded last month through our Open Project Fund; supporting 36 recipients, including individual artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations.

Published: 31 Aug 2018