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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

Sophie Bambrough
Media & PR Officer
T: +44 (0)131 523 0015
M: +44 (0)7747 606 146

Eilidh Walker
Media & PR Officer - Screen
T: +44 (0)131 523 0019
M: +44 (0)7545 402064

Latest News Releases

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RESONATE music industry event announce full line up for 2018

RESONATE, the event for music industry professionals, musicians, students and aspiring artists alike, has announced its full line-up for 2018.

Published: 16 Oct 2018

Collective to open new home on Calton Hill in November 2018

Collective - a new centre for contemporary art - will open in Edinburgh on Saturday 24 November 2018 after a major restoration project at one of the capital’s World Heritage sites.

Published: 11 Oct 2018

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo announces £150,000 funding boost for young Scottish artists

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and Creative Scotland have today (Wednesday 10 October) announced the launch of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Youth Talent Development Fund to nurture youth engagement and participation in traditional Scottish art forms.

Published: 10 Oct 2018

Programme launch of Book Week Scotland 2018

The programme for Scotland’s seventh national celebration of books and reading was launched today, Wednesday 3 October, with a photocall of rebellious librarians held at Central Library, Edinburgh.

Published: 03 Oct 2018

Made in Scotland 2019 opens for applications

Applications open for Made in Scotland 2019 - the annual curated showcase of music, theatre and dance taking place as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Published: 03 Oct 2018

Scottish International Storytelling Festival: Growing Stories for their 30th year

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival will open in the Great Hall of Stirling Castle on Thursday 18 October at 7.30pm, heralding a wave of events across Scotland and an intensive programme in the capital city from Friday 19 October.

Published: 02 Oct 2018

£800,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

£837,000 of National Lottery Funding has been awarded through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund to 47 recipients, including individual artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 28 Sep 2018

Organisations invited to host Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship in 2019

Organisations are being invited to apply to host the Fellowship, which aims to encourage them to connect with and support writers’ development.

Published: 28 Sep 2018

Scotland & Malawi: Michael Pedersen, Be Charlotte, Kobi Onyame set to perform at Lake of Stars

Minister for International Development, Ben Macpherson will be joining Scotland’s finest musicians and poets in Africa at Lake of Stars Malawi Arts Festival, taking place from Friday 28 - 30 Sunday September 2018.

Published: 26 Sep 2018

UNCON 2.0: Celebrating Scotland’s young artists

Young people, artists, creatives, youth workers, teachers, organisations and charities working with children and young people across Scotland gathered together in Perth. to celebrate and showcase some of the amazing young talent from all over Scotland.

Published: 21 Sep 2018