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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

Latest News Releases

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The Saltire Society announces winners of 2019 Literary Awards

The Saltire Society announced the winners of the 2019 Literary Awards at a glittering ceremony at the National Museum of Scotland on Saturday 30 November.

Published: 02 Dec 2019

41 creative projects across Scotland share in over £927,000 of National Lottery funding

In the latest round of Open Project Fund awards, over 40 creative projects and activities taking place across Scotland have received more than £927,000 of National Lottery Funding through Creative Scotland.

Published: 27 Nov 2019

Introducing The Year of Scotland in Australia 2020

From a packed launch event at Sydney Opera House, attended by Australia’s music festival directors and promoters, Creative Scotland’s Head of Music, Alan Morrison joined Amanda Jackes of Australia’s legendary Woodfordia festival, to announce the first details of what is set to be the largest showcase of traditional Scottish music and heritage in Australia, ever. (...)

Published: 27 Nov 2019

Create:Inclusion Round 2: Increasing access to career progression

The latest funding round for applications to the newly enhanced £350,000 Create:Inclusion Fund, has been launched. Set up to increase the diversity of people working in the arts, screen and creative industries by improving access to career progression, the Fund is backed by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland. (...)

Published: 21 Nov 2019

YMI Scotland: Call out for applications

Young people across Scotland will enjoy access to high-quality music-making opportunities thanks to £1.3million funding from the Youth Music Initiative (YMI).

Published: 19 Nov 2019

Blas Festival concerts to explore love and loss in Gaelic song

This year’s commission at Blas Festival, Gaol no Gonadh?, will see three artists featured in a series of concerts take a light-hearted look at Gaelic songs of love and loss.

Published: 19 Nov 2019

The Saltire Society announced shortlist for new Scottish Book Cover Award

The Saltire Society today announced the shortlist for the Scottish Book Cover Awards, a brand-new award as part of the 2019 Saltire Literary Awards.

Published: 19 Nov 2019

Community groups get creative with Awards for All

As the National Lottery prepares to celebrate its 25th birthday this month, communities across Scotland will be able to explore and share their creativity through a diverse range of arts projects thanks to Awards for All funding.

Published: 08 Nov 2019

Cromarty Lighthouse to illuminate stories of female scientists after receiving National Lottery Funding

Cromarty Lighthouse will display a new art installation inspired by pioneering women scientists next March - this is just one of the great projects being supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund.

Published: 31 Oct 2019

Creative Scotland appoints Chief Executive

Iain Munro has been appointed as the Chief Executive of Creative Scotland, the national body for creative development. Iain will take up the post with immediate effect.

Published: 23 Oct 2019