Media Centre

Welcome to the Creative Scotland Media Centre. General enquiries and updates on funded projects can be sent to

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. You can view and download Creative Scotland logos on our Logos page.

If you're a funding recipient, find out more about ways we can support you in promoting your activity in our Promotion Guide.

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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£20m in Emergency Funding for Scotland's Culture Sector Confirmed - Our response

Read our response to the announcement of an additional £20m in emergency funding for Scotland's culture sector, confirmed Friday 17 December by the First Minister.

Published: 17 Dec 2021

Communications Support for the Youth Music Initiative 20th Anniversary

Creative Scotland is seeking a Communications Contractor with the relevant skills, expertise and experience to create, implement, manage, monitor and evaluate a lively and engaging integrated digital, press and PR communications campaign to celebrate 20 years of the Youth Music Initiative in 2022.

Published: 17 Dec 2021

Granite Noir returns with a packed in-person programme

With a healthy dose of mystery, music, crime and cocktails Granite Noir returns to Aberdeen from 24 - 27 February 2022 to entertain, excite and inspire crime fiction fans with a full programme of live, in-person events, workshops and performances.

Published: 14 Dec 2021

Winners announced for the 2021 SURF Awards

The outcomes of the prestigious 2021 SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration were announced at a celebratory presentation event in Glasgow’s Voco Grand Central Hotel on Thursday 9 December 2021.

Published: 10 Dec 2021

Scotland’s theatres, beaches and unexpected spaces set the scene for new theatre and dance tours

Seventeen theatre and dance productions have received over £1.72 million National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland’s Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance.

Published: 10 Dec 2021

Response to Scottish Government's Budget 2022/23

Following the Scottish Government's budget 2022/2023 announcement, read our response.

Published: 09 Dec 2021

Increasing Access to Developmental Opportunities

The latest round of Create:Inclusion has opened, aimed at directly tackling inequality of opportunity and under-representation across Scotland’s culture sector, supported with £350,000 from the National Lottery.

Published: 07 Dec 2021

2021 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards winners announced

MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards announced 2021’s diverse award winners after a record 180,000 public votes, as it returned to Glasgow on BBC ALBA and in front of a live studio audience.

Published: 06 Dec 2021

Scottish Alternative Music Awards 2021 winners announced

Winners of the 12th Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) were honoured at a ceremony on Saturday 27 November at Glasgow's Saint Luke's which celebrated the creativity, innovation and resilience of musicians across Scotland over the past 12 months.

Published: 29 Nov 2021

Over £772,000 National Lottery funds sustaining creative projects and development

Thirty-six creative people, projects and organisations across Scotland are sharing in £772,607 National Lottery funding in the latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund awards.

Published: 23 Nov 2021