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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. 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

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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 creativescotland.com. 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 screen.scot and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Latest News Releases

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Emergency relief funds reach grassroots music venues

82 venues across Scotland have received a total of £4million through the Scottish Government’s Grassroots Music Venues Stabilisation Fund delivered by Creative Scotland.

Published: 24 Feb 2021

Over £1.6m National Lottery and Scottish Government funds for creative projects and development

58 projects are sharing in over £1.6 million of National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.

Published: 23 Feb 2021

Soundhouse announces its new online Spotlight series of concerts

The team behind Edinburgh Tradfest is delighted to present its 2021 online series of Spotlight concerts: ten intimate gigs, presented as-live, and featuring 16 of the best emerging and established acts from the world of traditional folk, jazz, and Americana music.

Published: 18 Feb 2021

Recipients of Youth Arts Funding announced

£2.1m of Scottish Government emergency Youth Arts Funds are being awarded to 92 projects across the country to help ensure children and young people continue to have access to creative opportunities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published: 18 Feb 2021

Scottish Grant Recipients Announced for New International Collaboration Fund

British Council Scotland and Creative Scotland have announced the nine recipients of the Connect and Collaborate fund.

Published: 18 Feb 2021

Announcement of Culture Collective recipients

£6 million of Scottish Government emergency COVID-19 funds will support creative practitioners, organisations and communities to work together across Scotland to help shape the future of local cultural life.

Published: 16 Feb 2021

Additional Scottish Government funding announced for Creative and Screen Freelancers

A further £17.5 million of emergency coronavirus (COVID-19) funding has been allocated by the Scottish Government to support creative freelancers and the events sector.

Published: 11 Feb 2021

Creative Scotland announces Equalities, Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Group

Following an open recruitment process, an independent group of twelve individuals have been appointed to Creative Scotland’s Equalities, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Advisory Group for a period of two years until January 2023.

Published: 10 Feb 2021

Hands Up For Trad launch Say a Gaelic Phrase Day for Languages Week Scotland

Hands Up For Trad are set to launch the organisation’s first new initiative for 2021 with a campaign to encourage more people to discover each other and speak Gaelic.

Published: 04 Feb 2021

Celtic Connections Online a Huge Success

With audiences from over 60 countries and over 27,000 tickets and passes sold, the first ever digital Celtic Connections has been a huge success.

Published: 03 Feb 2021