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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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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

Screen Scotland appoints David Smith as Director of Screen

David Smith, Managing Director of Glasgow-based TV production company Matchlight has been appointed as Director of Screen at Screen Scotland.

Published: 05 Sep 2019

Imaginative ideas and artistic programmes supported across Scotland

40 projects are sharing over £600,000 of National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Project fund awards.

Published: 30 Aug 2019

VACMA: Local support for artists and makers

Visual Artists and Craft Makers across the country are invited to apply for a new round of grants of between £500 - £1,500 for the development of their practice.

Published: 29 Aug 2019

Jerwood Arts programmes 2020-2022 revealed

Jerwood Arts have confirmed a fourth edition of the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries alongside two new pilot programmes, Jerwood Curatorial Accelerator and Jerwood New Creative Leaders.

Published: 29 Aug 2019

Arts in Care: Call for artists

A new initiative to help improve the lives of older people through creativity, is being launched by Luminate in partnership with the Care Inspectorate, Creative Scotland and the Baring Foundation.

Published: 27 Aug 2019

Honeyblood and The Ninth Wave receive support from Momentum Music Fund

Honeyblood and The Ninth Wave are among the latest round of 17 artists from across the UK to receive support from the Momentum Music Fund.

Published: 21 Aug 2019

Music industry event, Resonate unveils programme and first wave panelists for 2019

Resonate music industry event unveils programme and first wave panelists for 2019, returning with a pledge for gender balance across the line-up.

Published: 20 Aug 2019

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award 2019 shortlist announced

The Shortlist for this year’s Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award has been officially revealed ahead of the final award ceremony at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh on Friday 6 September.

Published: 15 Aug 2019