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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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Nurturing Talent Fund: New Routes opens for Expressions of Interest

Creative Scotland is seeking partners to help administer funds to previously under-represented groups of young people.

Published: 03 Dec 2020

Covid-19 Scottish Creative Sectors Survey

Creative Scotland is asking for responses to a survey about the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic for Scotland’s creative sectors.

Published: 03 Dec 2020

Alberta Whittle to represent Scotland at La Biennale di Venezia, 2022 

Alberta Whittle has been commissioned to represent Scotland at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia with an exhibition of new work curated by Glasgow International. 

Published: 03 Dec 2020

Spoken word on the kindness of Scots for this year’s St Andrew’s Day

The Scottish Government has enlisted the support of Glasgow-born author Chris McQueer, who has composed a new piece of spoken-word to mark this year’s St Andrew’s Day.

Published: 27 Nov 2020

Scottish Government emergency funds update

This is our weekly update on the emergency funds from the Scottish Government being delivered by Creative Scotland and Screen Scotland.

Published: 26 Nov 2020

Over £820,000 of National Lottery and Scottish Government funds for creative projects

51 projects are sharing in over £820K of National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.

Published: 25 Nov 2020

Glasgow International announces dates of 2021 Festival

Glasgow International, one of the UK’s largest and most influential visual art festivals, will take place across the city from 11 – 27 June 2021.

Published: 25 Nov 2020

Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) announce 2020 winners

The Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) recognise the best new Scottish music, annually shining a spotlight on an eclectic range of artists.

Published: 19 Nov 2020

Further awards from the Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund

30 further organisations across Scotland have received a total of £1.4million through the Scottish Government’s Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund.

Published: 19 Nov 2020

Francesca Bertolotti-Bailey Appointed CEO of Cove Park

Cove Park has announced the appointment of Francesca Bertolotti-Bailey as Chief Executive Officer of Cove Park, effective from 1 January 2021. She replaces Julian Forrester, Cove Park’s Director since 2009, who retires in December.

Published: 16 Nov 2020