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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Creative Scotland Fair Work Review

Creative Scotland has commissioned Culture Radar to undertake a review of Fair Work, leadership, workforce and skills development across the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland. The Review will take place between August 2021 and February 2022.

Published: 08 Sep 2021

Launch of Our Creative Voice - A new initiative promoting the value of art and creativity

Creative Scotland, in collaboration with people and organisations from across the culture sector in Scotland, and with the support of Scottish Government, today launches a new initiative aimed at promoting the value that art and creativity contributes to all our lives.

Published: 07 Sep 2021

Local Support for Artists and Makers with #VACMAScotland

Visual Artists and Craft Makers across the country are invited to apply for Bursaries of up to £750 for their creative development.

Published: 01 Sep 2021

Launch of Culture at COP website

Museum Galleries Scotland (MGS) is pleased to launch the Culture at COP website which aims to showcase all COP26 - related art, culture and heritage events.

Published: 31 Aug 2021

2022 Bookbug Picture Book Prize Announced

Scottish Book Trust, the national charity transforming lives through reading and writing, has today announced the shortlist for the 2022 Bookbug Picture Book Prize.

Published: 23 Aug 2021

Over £1million of National Lottery funds for creative works across Scotland

45 projects are sharing in over £1million of National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.

Published: 23 Aug 2021

Culture and heritage boost for Angus

Commissioned by ANGUSalive and the Angus Place Partnership at the outset of the pandemic, this new strategy sets out an exciting forward plan and additional support for Angus’ local culture and heritage sector as it emerges from lockdown.

Published: 23 Aug 2021

Scotland's music on tour

Musicians, bands, artists and venues will be able to apply to a £750,000 Scottish Government fund to bring new and additional concerts to venues and festivals in Scotland next year.

Published: 20 Aug 2021

New Scots Makar - Scotland’s national poet appointed

Poet and essayist Kathleen Jamie has been appointed as Scotland’s next Makar.

Published: 18 Aug 2021

Arts in Education Recovery Group - Event Series

Creative Scotland is delighted to partner with Arts in Education Recovery Group on our 2021 series of events - Positive Childhood Experiences and the Arts, Children and Young People as Collaborators and Co-researchers, and The Arts as an Essential Service.

Published: 12 Aug 2021