Media Centre

Welcome to the Creative Scotland Media Centre. General enquiries and updates on funded projects can be sent to

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

Olivia Carr
Media Relations & PR Coordinator
T: +44 (0)141 302 1708
M: +44 (0)7970 962 322


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 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 and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Latest News Releases

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Simplifying our Open Fund for Individuals

In response to feedback from applicants, Creative Scotland’s Open Fund for Individuals will move to a simplified online application process from Tuesday 10 August 2021.

Published: 23 Jun 2021

Full programme announced for Arbroath 2020+1 Festival

With just two weeks to go until the Arbroath 2020+1 festival begins the full programme has been released online. Over 20 events are set to take place in and around Arbroath mixing participatory events for all ages, exhibitions, self guided tours and trails and a series of live performances.

Published: 21 Jun 2021

A tribute to Stephen Palmer

We are deeply saddened by the death of our dear friend and colleague Stephen Palmer. Over the last 15 years Stephen has made a significant contribution to the work of Creative Scotland and the Scottish Arts Council, with a particular focus on the development of the Visual Arts.

Published: 18 Jun 2021

Scottish Awards for New Music Shortlist Announced

New Music Scotland (NMS) has announced the shortlist of nominees for the 2021 Scottish Awards for New Music. Once again, NMS received an exceptional level of submissions which were adjudicated by a panel of key figures in the music world.

Published: 17 Jun 2021

Scottish Public Libraries host #StreamMyStory author events online

Today, Local Public Libraries across Scotland launch a new series of children’s digital events for the end of term and summer holidays, entitled #StreamMyStory, bringing together authors, illustrators, storytellers and libraries from across all 32 local authorities.  

Published: 17 Jun 2021

Climate Challenge: 1.5 Degree Films to launch summer 2021

Youth groups, schools, community organisations, activist groups and individuals of all ages, abilities and film-making experience will soon be invited to take part in a major Challenge to create 90 second short films in response to climate change.

Published: 14 Jun 2021

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 2021

After moving online for 2020, Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival is back for 2021 with an exciting programme showcasing the amazing music coming out of Scotland whilst welcoming audiences online and in person.

Published: 14 Jun 2021

HebCelt announces programme of live and digital shows

A range of top Scottish music artistes are to perform at this year’s ‘HebCelt Survival Sessions’, the hybrid live and digital event being staged by the Hebridean Celtic Festival Trust, 14th-17th July 2021.

Published: 10 Jun 2021

Get into Summer: Supporting children and young people’s wellbeing

Children and young people most impacted by Covid will be supported by £20 million to create opportunities to socialise, play and reconnect this summer.

Published: 10 Jun 2021

Further emergency funding for Culture Organisations and Performing Arts Venues

Today, Thursday 10 June 2021, Creative Scotland announces details of £25m additional emergency funds to help cultural organisations and venues address the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published: 09 Jun 2021