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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 Coordinator
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

Latest News Releases

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Scots Language Publication Grant Awards Funding for nine new titles

Nine new titles in Scots have been awarded funding by the Scots Language Publication Grant. The Grant exists to support Scottish publishers to publish and promote work written in Scots.

Published: 29 Jul 2019

New round of funding announced to support Scottish tours of theatre and dance

Creative Scotland has announced a call out for applications to the next round of the Touring Theatre and Dance Fund. The deadline for applications to this round of funding is Monday 14 October 2019.

Published: 24 Jul 2019

Edinburgh Art Festival 2019 launches work from 300 artists presented in over 50 exhibitions

The 16th edition of Edinburgh Art Festival 2019 has launched, as part of Edinburgh’s world-famous summer festival season. This year’s programme features the works of over 300 artists from around the world presented throughout the city.

Published: 24 Jul 2019

Top young traditional musicians tour Scotland

TheTraditional Music & Song Association is supporting the tour of the top young traditional musicians in Scotland

Published: 23 Jul 2019

40 projects across Scotland share over £700,000 Open Project Funding

An immersive theatre experience for young people that centres around cyber security, a brand-new collaboration between Scottish Ensemble and Untitled Projects inspired by heart transplant surgery, and Scotland’s crime writing festival, Bloody Scotland are among the 40 projects that share over £700,000 of Open Project Funding in May 2019. (...)

Published: 27 Jun 2019

New funding supports Scottish tours for acclaimed theatre & dance

Eleven theatre and dance projects have received funding to enable debut tours to venues and communities across Scotland.

Published: 25 Jun 2019

CashBack for Creativity Open Fund: £324k awarded to arts projects

The CashBack for Creativity Open Fund, administered by YouthLink Scotland through delivery partner, Creative Scotland and funded by Scottish Government has awarded a total of £324,000 to 45 community-based arts project across the country, which will reach over 4,927 young people in local communities.

Published: 24 Jun 2019

International Creative Ambition Programme Funding announced to support worldwide cultural partnerships

Scotland’s cultural links around the world will be strengthened thanks to Scottish Government investment of £150,000.

Published: 14 Jun 2019

Tickets for UK premiere of Charlotte Prodger’s SaF05 are now available

Tickets for the UK premiere of Charlotte Prodger’s SaF05 at The Tower Digital Arts Centre in Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, on Thursday 27 June are available today, with further screenings at cinemas across Scotland’s west coast, highlands and islands until November.

Published: 12 Jun 2019

Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival coming to Melrose

Scotland’s sporting legend Stephen Hendry; TV’s wildlife expert Kate Humble and leading historian Neil Oliver open this year’s Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival.

Published: 11 Jun 2019