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.

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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


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Latest News Releases

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Creating Inclusion

Improving access to career progression, promoting diversity, and increasing visibility and representation is at the heart of creative work by 46 groups and individuals in the latest round of awards made through Creative Scotland’s Create:Inclusion Fund.

Published: 16 Jun 2022

Lammermuir Festival 2022 presents new faces, new places and festival favourites in vibrant and ambitious programme

The Lammermuir Festival returns this September with a rich and ambitious programme of beautiful music in beautiful places. The festival runs from the 8 – 19 September, featuring 35 live performances at 16 venues across East Lothian, allowing audiences to truly explore and appreciate the beauty of Scotland’s ‘sunshine coast’.

Published: 15 Jun 2022

The Scottish Album of the Year Award reveals Stirling as new location for 2022 ceremony

Scotland’s national music prize, the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award, has announced Stirling as the host city for its 2022 ceremony.

Published: 08 Jun 2022

NoLay, Bash The Entertainer, AiiTee, Mace The Great and more join Pitch Scotland

Hotly tipped newcomers will join artists pivotal in shaping Scotland's burgeoning hip hop scene at Pitch Scotland, the country's essential showcase platform of hip hop and underground culture on 27 August 2022 in Glasgow's East End.

Published: 08 Jun 2022

The Made in Scotland Showcase is back for 2022

The Made in Scotland Showcase at the 75th anniversary edition of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will see a feast of Scottish work presented to audiences from around the world and showcasing the tantalising wave of Scottish creative talent.

Published: 31 May 2022

Leading the way in sustainable practice for the performing arts

58 creative projects receive over £920,000 in latest round of Creative Scotland’s Open Fund

Published: 30 May 2022

Creative Scotland appoints two senior roles

Following an open recruitment process, Creative Scotland is pleased to announce the appointments of Anne Langley as Executive Director of Operations and Dana MacLeod as Executive Director of Arts, Communities, and Inclusion.

Published: 23 May 2022

Youth Music Initiative celebrates 20 years and incredible achievements from the past 2 decades

Launched in 2003 with the aim to break down barriers to encourage children’s talents flourish, Youth Music Initiative (YMI) funding has given children and young people across Scotland access to free music education, growing yearly participation to over 270,000 during a span of 20 years.

Published: 19 May 2022

New international multi-venue event dedicated to Scotland’s hip hop and underground culture comes to Glasgow Summer 2022

New international multi-venue event Pitch Scotland dedicated to Scotland’s hip hop and underground culture comes to the heart of Glasgow's creative East End in August 2022.

Published: 18 May 2022

£54million in Emergency Funding distributed in early 2022

We delivered more than 6,200 awards to cultural and creative organisations and freelancers across Scotland who received a total of £54 million in emergency COVID-19 funds from the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland, in the first few months of 2022.

Published: 10 May 2022