Media Centre

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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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Over £270,000 for early career artists and creative practitioners aged 18-24

Over 30 opportunities for early career artists and creative practitioners aged 18-24 are being supported across the country thanks to a new Youth Arts Bursaries scheme with funding from the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland.

Published: 20 Oct 2021

New funds for Scotland’s Hip Hop Artists

From Dundee to Glasgow, Aberdeen to Edinburgh, fifteen Scottish based Hip Hop artists working in music, visual arts, dance and film have received bursaries totalling £16,379, thanks to a new pilot programme run by Sunny G, UP2STNDRD and 644 Studios, with backing from The National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Published: 13 Oct 2021

Book Week Scotland 2021 celebrates 10-year milestone with Denise Mina

2021 marks ten years of Book Week Scotland, and Scottish Book Trust has launched a programme of events around the theme of ‘Celebration’. Scottish Book Trust, the national charity changing lives through reading and writing, has worked closely with partners to provide both online and in person events.

Published: 12 Oct 2021

Scottish Album of the Year - Shortlist Announced

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award has revealed 2021’s Shortlist, plus the winner of the inaugural Modern Scottish Classic Award, as voted by 2021’s Longlist.

Published: 11 Oct 2021

National Theatre of Scotland and Manchester International Festival in association with Claire Cunningham Projects present Thank You Very Much

National Theatre of Scotland and Manchester International Festival (MIF) in association with Claire Cunningham Projects are delighted to announce a return to international touring with pioneering artist Claire Cunningham’s award-winning contemporary dance performance Thank You Very Much, inspired by the glittering world of the tribute artist.

Published: 11 Oct 2021

Final selection of artists announced for Cymru - Wales 2022 spotlight at Showcase Scotland and Celtic Connections

The 6 artists selected to perform at Showcase Scotland and Celtic Connections in February 2022 have been announced as Wales prepares for the spotlight event as international partners.

Published: 11 Oct 2021

Neurodivergent artists collective breaking down barriers

A recent survey of neurodivergent artists found that 100% had experienced institutional barriers to pursuing a career in the arts. A new manifesto addressing that is being launched by Neuk Collective.

Published: 06 Oct 2021

Made in Scotland 2022 applications open

Scottish dance, theatre and music artists are now invited to apply for funding to present work at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022.

Published: 05 Oct 2021

Scotland’s schoolchildren show COP26 leaders how to build a sustainable world

Primary pupils call on world leaders for real change at Glasgow conference.

Published: 04 Oct 2021

UK Arts Councils & Agencies to pilot new fund for international collaboration

New funding to support individuals and organisations towards international partnership development and co-creation projects, will open for applications on Thursday 21 October 2021.

Published: 29 Sep 2021