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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

Sophie Bambrough
Media & PR Officer
T: +44 (0)131 523 0015
M: +44 (0)7747 606 146

Eilidh Walker
Media & PR Officer - Screen
T: +44 (0)131 523 0019
M: +44 (0)7545 402064

Latest News Releases

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Celtic Connections 2019 programme announced

From 17 January to 3 February 2019, musicians from across the globe will take part in over 300 events in venues throughout Glasgow for the largest winter music festival of its kind and the UK's premier celebration of Celtic music.

Published: 25 Oct 2018

Restored and re-imagined Aberdeen Music Hall to open to the public in December

Aberdeen’s historic and much-loved Music Hall will re-open its doors to the public on December 8 with a joyful day of Stepping In community celebrations featuring a special appearance from Travis frontman Fran Healy leading the Music Hall community choir in a performance of the iconic song Sing.

Published: 25 Oct 2018

Scottish Queer International Film Festival announces 2018 programme

The full programme has been announced for the fourth annual Scottish Queer International Film Festival, taking place at venues across Glasgow from 5 - 9 December 2018.

Published: 25 Oct 2018

New appointment for Scotland’s first International book promotion service

Sasha de Buyl has been appointed as Manager of Scottish Books International, dedicated to the international promotion of books, writers, festivals and organisations.

Published: 25 Oct 2018

2018 Saltire Literary Awards shortlist unveiled

Multi-award winning writers and household names Irvine Welsh, Sally Magnusson and Jackie Kay feature alongside emerging talents Mick Kitson and Christina Neuwirth in the shortlists for the 2018 Saltire Literary awards.

Published: 23 Oct 2018

StAnza reveals headline names for 2019 festival

StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival, has unveiled some of the headline acts which will make up another impressive programme for 2019.

Published: 23 Oct 2018

Young creative Scots receive funding boost

Young Scots from across the country have been awarded funding from Creative Scotland and Young Scot for projects that will nurture and develop their creative talents.

Published: 19 Oct 2018

Scotland’s biggest ever home-grown film gets Scottish Premiere

Outlaw King, Scotland’s biggest budget feature film ever to be produced in Scotland by home-grown talent, receives its Scottish premiere in Edinburgh.

Published: 19 Oct 2018

New opera Navigate the Blood to be performed in distilleries

A new opera - Navigate the Blood - will be performed in distilleries across the country.

Published: 18 Oct 2018

Call-out for Touring Fund Panel Members

Creative Scotland is seeking qualified individuals to join the first decision panel for the new Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance.

Published: 16 Oct 2018