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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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Creating Inclusion: new support to tackle under-representation

A theatre project about the lived experience of disability, album recordings and a film project highlighting the experiences of LGBTQIA refugees are among the 25 projects to receive support in the latest round of Create: Inclusion funding.

Published: 24 Jul 2020

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival presents four-day online festival

Edinburgh Jazz & Blue Festival will mark the dates of the 43rd Festival by presenting a four-day online festival. Starting on Thursday 23rd July, the festival includes a mix of new sets made under lockdown conditions, solo home videos, a selection of great content from our video archive, a host (...)

Published: 20 Jul 2020

Cultural venues start to re-open

Visitor attractions such as museums, galleries and heritage sites across Scotland can start to re-open to visitors from today.

Published: 15 Jul 2020

90th birthday of Richard Demarco

We’re delighted to be celebrating the 90th birthday of Richard Demarco – a leading figure in the cultural life of the nation.

Published: 09 Jul 2020

Emergency Funds continue to reach Scotland’s creative freelancers

Emergency funds designed to support people working in Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries sectors who are experiencing immediate financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19, are continuing to reach those most in need.

Published: 08 Jul 2020

UK Government announces £1.57bn cultural, arts and heritage investment

Read our statement on the announcement.

Published: 06 Jul 2020

Lifeline support for Performing Arts Venues

A targeted £10 million fund to support Scotland’s performing arts venues has been announced by Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Published: 03 Jul 2020

Scottish Talent Awarded with Turner Bursaries

Tate Britain has announced the ten artists who will each receive one-off £10,000 bursaries in place of this year’s Turner Prize, which includes three Scottish artists and organisations.

Published: 02 Jul 2020

Scotland's creative community adapting work during COVID-19

Projects across Scotland have received a total of £1.6million from The National Lottery through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund.

Published: 30 Jun 2020

New Funds enable Scotland’s young people to access music-making activities during COVID-19 pandemic

Young people across Scotland are set to access a wide range of music making activities and opportunities thanks to £1.3m funding through Creative Scotland with backing from the Scottish Government’s Youth Music Initiative (YMI).

Published: 19 Jun 2020