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.

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


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 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 and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Latest News Releases

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Scotland’s first hip hop and grime conference unveils full programme and opens call for artists to perform at live showcase

The full programme is unveiled today for HANG (Hip-Hop Aimed Networking with Grime), Scotland's first ever hip hop and grime conference presented by the Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) in partnership with Creative Scotland.

Published: 08 Jun 2021

One month until the unveiling of the new Fruitmarket and opening of a major new exhibition by Karla Black

Following a £4.3m redesign, expansion and refurbishment and a two year wait, Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket will reopen its doors on 7 July 2021.

Published: 08 Jun 2021

Culture Collective - a network of community-rooted creative projects - announces its Programme Lead Team

Today, the Culture Collective - a network of community-rooted creative projects funded by Creative Scotland - announces its Programme Lead Team. The team, headed by Kathryn Welch, will connect, support and champion a network of 26 participatory creative projects across Scotland over the coming 18 months.

Published: 08 Jun 2021

Innovative Art for Public Engagement on the Climate Crisis

MASTS, Blue Action and Creative Informatics have announced the two selected artists for the Ocean ARTic artist-in-residency exploring marine climate data.

Published: 04 Jun 2021

‘Climate Beacons’ to link creativity and climate change across Scotland for COP26

More than 30 environmental, cultural and heritage organisations are coming together in regions across Scotland to inspire public engagement and positive action in the run up to and beyond the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference, taking place in Glasgow this November.

Published: 03 Jun 2021

Further emergency support for culture

Read our statement on the £25m additional emergency funding to help cultural organisations, announced by the Scottish Government.

Published: 02 Jun 2021

​Edinburgh International Festival Announces 2021 Programme

Edinburgh International Festival, the world’s leading performing arts festival, pioneers the return of live performance in Scotland from 7 – 29 August with a diverse programme of UK and international artists.

Published: 02 Jun 2021

160 Creative opportunities for Young People across the country

160 projects across the country have been supported, enabling hundreds of children and young people to take part in arts projects, thanks to £690,000 Youth Arts Fund funding from the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland.

Published: 31 May 2021

Scotland is the stage as outdoor spaces and unexpected places host live in person shows across the country

Allotments, woodland trails, garden centres, loch-sides, and people’s gardens are just some of the outdoor spaces and unconventional places that audiences will be able to experience live productions in person across Scotland from this May until March 2022.

Published: 27 May 2021

Scotland’s writers invited to apply for the 2021 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship

Writers from across Scotland are invited to apply for the 2021 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship, through Creative Scotland.

Published: 25 May 2021