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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 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

Katya Speight
Media Relations and PR Coordinator
T: +44 (0)141 302 1743

Latest News Releases

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SCAN appoints Moira Jeffrey as its new Director 

Scottish Contemporary Art Network (SCAN) has announced the appointment of Moira Jeffrey as director of the organisation. 

Published: 12 Jan 2021

Covid-19 update: Scotland in Lockdown

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced from 5 January for the duration of January, a legal requirement to stay at home except for essential purposes. This is similar to the lockdown of March last year.

Published: 05 Jan 2021

Additional funds for grassroots and independent venues

An additional £7.1 million to secure the future of as many grassroots music venues and independent museums as possible has been announced by Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Published: 20 Dec 2020

Outspoken Arts Scotland launches artistic and creative learning programme for 2021

Paisley-based arts organisation, Outspoken Arts Scotland (OAS) have spent 2020 fundraising and planning their artistic and creative learning programme for 2021 and beyond. 

Published: 18 Dec 2020

Edinburgh's Hogmanay reveals its main event: Fare Well

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay presents the largest swarm drone show ever seen in the UK, Fare Well.

Published: 17 Dec 2020

Over £848K of National Lottery and Scottish Government funds for Creative Development and Activity

47 projects are sharing in over £848K of National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.

Published: 16 Dec 2020

Scottish Government emergency funds for Youth Arts

18 organisations and Local Authorities have received over £690K to help the recovery of Youth Arts provision across Scotland.

Published: 15 Dec 2020

UNCON 3.0 to take place online from 29 – 30 January 2021

UNCON is an event designed to showcase and celebrate the best of youth arts and creativity in Scotland.

Published: 15 Dec 2020

Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) Appoints Jason Edwards as Executive Director

The Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) today announces the appointment of Jason Edwards as Executive Director, who commences post in January 2021.

Published: 15 Dec 2020

MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards announces 2020 winners

2020 saw the annual MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards broadcast on BBC ALBA on Saturday 12th December at 9pm in a special programme named Na Trads 2020.

Published: 14 Dec 2020