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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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Scottish Books International’s new fund books its first writers

18 Scottish writers have been awarded grants to promote Scottish writing and culture worldwide by the Author International Travel Fund, a cornerstone pilot initiative of new international promotion service, Scottish Books International.

Published: 07 Feb 2020

Creative Scotland's response to Scottish Government's draft budget 2020/21

Read our response to the Scottish Government's 2020/21 draft budget announcement.

Published: 07 Feb 2020

28 creative projects across Scotland receive over £470,000 in funding

Read all about the latest creative projects to receive National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Project Fund awards.

Published: 31 Jan 2020

Final stitches sewn in the Arbroath tapestry

After 1,950 hours of needlework, the final stitches of the Arbroath Tapestry have been sewn by a highly-skilled group of Angus embroidery and textile artists, created as part of the Arbroath 2020 celebrations.

Published: 23 Jan 2020

Communities get creative with Awards for All

Communities across Scotland will be supported to explore and share their creativity through a diverse range of arts activities thanks to Awards for All funding.

Published: 23 Jan 2020

Creative practitioners receive funding to Go, See, Share

Seven creative practitioners and projects from across Scotland have been selected to participate in the Go See Share Creative Industries initiative, supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Published: 14 Jan 2020

Scottish and world folk music industry join forces in support of Australian bushfires

Leading music festivals, events and artists have rallied together to raise funds in support of those affected by the unprecedented Australian bushfires, currently destroying parts of the country.

Published: 10 Jan 2020

Top Scots Trad, Folk and Gaelic Musicians bringing in a Scottish New Year in Australia

Celebrations mark the beginning of the Year of Scotland in Australia 2020 - the largest ever showcase of traditional Scottish music and heritage in Australia.

Published: 19 Dec 2019

Mentoring scheme for emerging Gaelic arts critics

Creative Scotland invites applications from fluent Gaelic speakers interested in developing careers in arts criticism, to join a new mentoring scheme.

Published: 18 Dec 2019

New opportunities to diversify cultural commentary

Aspiring disabled arts writers and journalists are invited to join a new career development programme set up to increase the diversity of people working in the arts by improving access to career progression.

Published: 18 Dec 2019