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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

Latest News Releases

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Scottish Government appoints new Creative Scotland Board Members

The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Ms Hyslop, today Thursday 12 September 2019 announced the appointment of Duncan Cockburn, Philip Long, Sarah Munro and Stephanie Fraser as Members of the Board of Creative Scotland.

Published: 23 Sep 2019

Glasgow International announces 2020 programme

Glasgow International has announced its 2020 programme. The theme for 2020 is Attention.

Published: 18 Sep 2019

National Chamber Music Day 2019: Free concerts across Scotland

Join Enterprise Music Scotland on Saturday the 14th of September for National Chamber Music Day 2019! They will be celebrating chamber music throughout the country with 30 events including collaborations, workshops and free concerts, all featuring some of their finest chamber musicians.

Published: 13 Sep 2019

Made in Scotland: International touring opportunities for Scots

Scottish artists, bands and ensembles are invited to apply for funding to take up new international touring opportunities secured during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe through the Made in Scotland Onward Touring Fund.

Published: 12 Sep 2019

Plana Cànain Gàidhlig Alba Chruthachail | Creative Scotland’s Gaelic Language Plan

Tha Alba Chruthachail air Plana Cànain Gàidhlig na buidhne fhoillseachadh, le fios air gealltanasan a thaobh taic do chànan agus cultar na Gàidhlig tarsainn nan ealan, sgrìn agus gnìomhachasan cruthachail thairis air an ath trì bliadhna.

Published: 12 Sep 2019

Pitch It Returns for Book Week Scotland

Scottish Book Trust has revealed the big names joining the Pitch It line-up: food writer and anti-poverty campaigner Jack Monroe; critically acclaimed comic artist Frank Quitely; award-winning romance author Jenny Colgan and poet and author, Dean Atta.

Published: 11 Sep 2019

Beyond Words: 2019 Scottish International Storytelling Festival hosts Canada guest artists

The 2019 Scottish International Storytelling Festival hosts twelve guest artists from Canada, as part of its biggest international exchange to date.

Published: 10 Sep 2019

Auntie Flo win Scottish Album of the Year Award 2019

The winner of Scotland’s national music prize, The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award 2019, was tonight (Friday 6 September) announced asAuntie Flo for the album ‘Radio Highlife’.  

Published: 09 Sep 2019

Communities get creative with Awards for All

A total of 136 community projects across Scotland will share £952,883 of National Lottery Awards for All funding to enable people take part in arts, sport, social, environmental, health related, educational and other community activities.

Published: 09 Sep 2019

First Minister marks work starting on site at Citizens Theatre redevelopment

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon joined Leader of Glasgow City Council, Susan Aitken to mark work starting on site for a major redevelopment of the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow. The redeveloped building will transform the experiences of audiences, participants and performers and secure the future of one of Scotland’s most iconic (...)

Published: 06 Sep 2019