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

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


Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here. We distribute funding provided by the Scottish Government and The National Lottery. Further information at creativescotland.com. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Screen Scotland is the dedicated partnership for screen in Scotland. With funding from Scottish Government and the National Lottery, Screen Scotland is driving the cultural, social and economic development of all aspects of the sector in Scotland, through enhanced funding, services and support. Screen Scotland sits within Creative Scotland and is a partnership with Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Skills Development Scotland, Scottish Funding Council, working in close collaboration with the sector to ensure its success. Find out more at screen.scot and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Latest News Releases

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Creative Scotland response to First Minister's Covid-19 update

We welcome the easing of restrictions announced today by the First Minister, including for galleries and cinemas from 26 April and 17 May respectively.

Published: 16 Mar 2021

Thanks a billion to National Lottery players

Scottish Youth Theatre is among thousands of good causes throughout the UK to share in more than £1 billion awarded by the National Lottery during the last year to support people and projects cope with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published: 09 Mar 2021

One week remaining for Scotland’s Black music creators and industry professionals to apply for Power Up Programme

Apply now for Power Up! Open until 6pm, Wednesday 10 March for Scotland’s Black music creators and industry professionals, a ground-breaking new initiative set up by PRS Foundation with support from Creative Scotland.

Published: 03 Mar 2021

Andrew Black Announced as Recipient of the 2021 Margaret Tait Award

LUX Scotland have announced artist Andrew Black as the twelfth recipient of the £15,000 Margaret Tait Award, Scotland’s most prestigious moving image prize for artists.

Published: 02 Mar 2021

Alan Bett appointed as Head of Literature & Publishing

Following an open recruitment process, Creative Scotland is delighted to announce that Alan Bett has been appointed as the Head of Literature & Publishing.

Published: 26 Feb 2021

Hardship Fund for Creative & Screen Freelancers to re-open on 2 March

The Scottish Government’s £9million Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers, delivered by Creative Scotland and Screen Scotland, will re-open for applications at 2pm, Tuesday 2 March 2021.

Published: 25 Feb 2021

Emergency relief funds reach grassroots music venues

82 venues across Scotland have received a total of £4million through the Scottish Government’s Grassroots Music Venues Stabilisation Fund delivered by Creative Scotland.

Published: 24 Feb 2021

Over £1.6m National Lottery and Scottish Government funds for creative projects and development

58 projects are sharing in over £1.6 million of National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.

Published: 23 Feb 2021

Soundhouse announces its new online Spotlight series of concerts

The team behind Edinburgh Tradfest is delighted to present its 2021 online series of Spotlight concerts: ten intimate gigs, presented as-live, and featuring 16 of the best emerging and established acts from the world of traditional folk, jazz, and Americana music.

Published: 18 Feb 2021

Recipients of Youth Arts Funding announced

£2.1m of Scottish Government emergency Youth Arts Funds are being awarded to 92 projects across the country to help ensure children and young people continue to have access to creative opportunities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published: 18 Feb 2021