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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

Katya Speight
Media Relations and PR Coordinator
T: +44 (0)141 302 1743

Latest News Releases

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Scottish Government emergency funds for Youth Arts

18 Youth Music and Youth Arts organisations have received a total of £1,053,000 to help the recovery of Youth Arts across Scotland and ensure creative opportunities for children and young people continue despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published: 12 Nov 2020

StAnza reveals first names for 2021 hybrid festival

StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival, has revealed some of the first names to be included in its 2021 programme.

Published: 11 Nov 2020

Off The Record announce programme and first round of speakers

Off The Record have announced the panel topics and first round of speakers for this year's digital conference.

Published: 09 Nov 2020

BBC Arts Culture in Quarantine

BBC Arts Culture In Quarantine - New Commissioning Strand To Support Disabled Artists In Anniversary Year Of Disability Discrimination Act.

Published: 06 Nov 2020

Emergency funds reach Culture Organisations and Venues

A broad range of 203 organisations and venues across Scotland have received a total of £11.75million in emergency support through the Scottish Government’s Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund.

Published: 05 Nov 2020

Culture Collective launched

A new £1.5million Scottish Government initiative launches today to establish a network of creative practitioners, organisations and communities to respond to the impact of COVID-19.

Published: 04 Nov 2020

Celebrating Scottish champions of the arts sector

Summerhall in Edinburgh will join seven other iconic galleries and the BFI (the UK’s lead organisation for film, television and the moving image), to present a unique photography exhibition where the subjects are unheralded everyday champions of the arts sector.

Published: 02 Nov 2020

RIP Sir Sean Connery

We are very sad to learn that Sir Sean Connery is no longer with us.

Published: 31 Oct 2020

Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers to reopen on 10 Nov

The Scottish Government’s £5million Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers will re-open for applications at 12noon, Tuesday 10 November 2020.

Published: 29 Oct 2020

Over £1.6m National Lottery funds reach creative projects

Read about the 82 projects and research and development initiatives sharing in over £1.6million of National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.

Published: 28 Oct 2020