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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 Assistant
T: +44 (0)131 523 0019
M: +44 (0)7545 402064

Latest News Releases

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New music projects to tour thanks to PRS Foundation’s Beyond Borders

PRS Foundation announce the latest organisations, music groups and composers to receive funding through co-commissioning and touring programme Beyond Borders.

Published: 02 Aug 2018

Scotland strengthens European partnerships with Creative Europe funding success

Seven awards totalling €1.4 million has been announced by Creative Europe towards collaborative European projects involving creative and cultural organisations in Scotland.

Published: 02 Aug 2018

Scottish Government appoints new Creative Scotland Board Members

The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Partyka, David Strachan and Ewan Angus as Members of the Board of Creative Scotland.

Published: 02 Aug 2018

Scottish Album of the Year Award 2018 Longlist unveiled

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award celebrates artistic endeavour with tonight's announcement of this year’s 20 Longlisted albums.

Published: 01 Aug 2018

Nearly £1m support for cultural activity across Scotland

Over £900k of National Lottery Funding was awarded through our Open Project Funding last month, going to 42 artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 31 Jul 2018

New podcast series by young people reveals positive impact of CashBack scheme

A new series of podcasts, made by young people at Screen Education Edinburgh, explore the positive impact of creative CashBack projects across Scotland, for both the young people and artists involved.

Published: 31 Jul 2018

Scotland’s dance sector to be represented at Europe’s largest dance trade event

Scottish dance artists and companies look to take advantage of potential new international markets for the dance sector at Tanzmesse 2018, Europe’s largest trade event for dance.

Published: 31 Jul 2018

Latest round of Visual Artist & Craft Maker Awards now open

The programme offers grants from £500 to £1,500 to support the creative and professional development of artists and craft makers at all stages in their career.

Published: 26 Jul 2018

Janet Archer stepping down as Chief Executive

Creative Scotland announces today that, after five years, Janet Archer is stepping down from her role as Chief Executive of Creative Scotland.

Published: 17 Jul 2018

£794k National Lottery Awards For All to boost Scottish communities

Community groups across Scotland are today celebrating a £794k cash boost, thanks to the generosity of National Lottery players.

Published: 12 Jul 2018