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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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One week left to apply to Momentum Music Fund

Managed by PRS Foundation, the Momentum Music Fund awards grants of £5,000-£15,000 to Scottish based musicians thanks to a partnership with Creative Scotland.

Published: 21 Jan 2019

Scotland’s International Poetry Festival, StAnza, reveals 2019 programme

StAnza festival - Scotland’s International Poetry Festival - reveals its 2019 programme, which runs from 6 to 10 March in St Andrews, Fife.

Published: 18 Jan 2019

100 young musicians take to the stage as Celtic Connections 2019 opens

World-leading music festival Celtic Connections starts tonight as over 100 young musicians take to the stage to officially open 18 days of music, set to bring Glasgow alive on stages across the city.

Published: 17 Jan 2019

A spotlight on Scotland’s talents at prestigious IPAY event

A delegation of Scottish artists, producers and companies are heading to the prestigious International Performing Arts for Youth showcase event in Philadelphia to promote our highly regarded children’s theatre and dance sector internationally.

Published: 14 Jan 2019

£945k National Lottery cash boost kicks off the new year

The year has gotten off to a flying start for 143 arts, sports and community groups across Scotland, thanks to a New Year National Lottery cash boost totalling £945,298.

Published: 10 Jan 2019

12 creative companies receive funding to Go, See, Share

12 creative businesses from across Scotland have been selected to participate in the Go See Share initiative, supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Published: 09 Jan 2019

£857k National Lottery support for cultural activity across Scotland

£857,510 of National Lottery funding was awarded to 39 recipients through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund in November 2018.

Published: 20 Dec 2018

New fund to strengthen links between Scottish artists and Europe

British Council Scotland and Creative Scotland are seeking proposals for bids to their £100k partnership fund to support individuals and organisations working in the Scottish arts sector to strengthen relationships with counterparts in Europe.

Published: 19 Dec 2018

First round of awards for Touring Theatre and Dance projects announced

17 theatre and dance projects will tour across Scotland from Spring 2019 – Summer 2020, supported by £1.2million of National Lottery funding.

Published: 18 Dec 2018

Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland and The University of Edinburgh launches First Footing

First Footing - a new nationwide, seven-month residency with international percussive dance artist and dance researcher Nic Gareiss - has been launched.

Published: 13 Dec 2018