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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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£800,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

£837,000 of National Lottery Funding has been awarded through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund to 47 recipients, including individual artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 28 Sep 2018

Organisations invited to host Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship in 2019

Organisations are being invited to apply to host the Fellowship, which aims to encourage them to connect with and support writers’ development.

Published: 28 Sep 2018

Scotland & Malawi: Michael Pedersen, Be Charlotte, Kobi Onyame set to perform at Lake of Stars

Minister for International Development, Ben Macpherson will be joining Scotland’s finest musicians and poets in Africa at Lake of Stars Malawi Arts Festival, taking place from Friday 28 - 30 Sunday September 2018.

Published: 26 Sep 2018

UNCON 2.0: Celebrating Scotland’s young artists

Young people, artists, creatives, youth workers, teachers, organisations and charities working with children and young people across Scotland gathered together in Perth. to celebrate and showcase some of the amazing young talent from all over Scotland.

Published: 21 Sep 2018

Support from around Scotland after Paisley culture bid legacy steps get green light

Ambitious plans to realise the vision behind Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 have been backed by senior figures from Scotland’s cultural scene - in the week the ongoing legacy work takes several big steps forward.

Published: 20 Sep 2018

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