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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

Claire Thomson
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

Katya Speight
Media Relations and PR Coordinator
T: +44 (0)141 302 1743

Latest News Releases

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New support for Scottish grassroots music venues

New support has been made available to provide grassroots live music venues, that were financially sustainable before Covid-19, with the funds to prevent permanent closure and help with sustainability.

Published: 19 Aug 2020

Frances Walker at 90

Today marks the 90th birthday artist Frances Walker, and in celebration Peacock Visual Arts have planned a yearlong programme of events, including new editions, talks, demonstrations and an exhibition in 2021.

Published: 19 Aug 2020

New arrivals to the Creative Europe programme in Scotland

Three awards totalling €1.13 million have been announced by Creative Europe towards collaborative European projects involving creative and cultural organisations in Scotland.

Published: 06 Aug 2020

Emergency Scottish Government relief funds support performing arts venues

Twenty venues across Scotland have received a total of £7.5m from the first strand of the Scottish Government’s £12.5m Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund.

Published: 05 Aug 2020

Edinburgh International Festival Lights Up the City

Edinburgh International Festival unveils My Light Shines On – a series of video works and light installations across Scotland’s capital to mark the beginning of the festival season and celebrate the enduring spirit of the Festival City.

Published: 03 Aug 2020

Arts in Education Recovery Survey

Where are arts providers playing a role in supporting learning? Tell us in the Arts in Education Recovery Survey! Deadline 21 August 2020.

Published: 03 Aug 2020

An update from Iain Munro

Following the announcement from the First Minister on 30 July, Iain Munro gives an update on our work in supporting the arts, screen and creative industries through COVID-19.

Published: 31 Jul 2020

Edinburgh International Book Festival online

Edinburgh International Book Festival Keeps the Conversation Going With over 140 online events this August.

Published: 31 Jul 2020

New Fund Guidance for the Unlimited arts programme

The Unlimited arts programme - which supports the development of exceptional new work from disabled artists - has published their Fund guidance ahead of an application open date of Thursday 1 October 2020.

Published: 29 Jul 2020