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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. You can view and download Creative Scotland logos on our Logos page.

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)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

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Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here. We distribute funding provided by the Scottish Government and The National Lottery. Further information at creativescotland.com. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Screen Scotland is the dedicated partnership for screen in Scotland. With funding from Scottish Government and the National Lottery, Screen Scotland is driving the cultural, social and economic development of all aspects of the sector in Scotland, through enhanced funding, services and support. Screen Scotland sits within Creative Scotland and is a partnership with Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Skills Development Scotland, Scottish Funding Council, working in close collaboration with the sector to ensure its success. Find out more at screen.scot and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Latest News Releases

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Supporting performing arts Emergency COVID-19 funding

Three charitable arts organisations will receive a share of £3 million of additional funding as part of the ongoing emergency coronavirus (COVID-19) support for culture.

Published: 18 Jan 2021

Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on cultural participation

Creative Scotland today publishes the findings from independent research looking at public attitudes to cultural participation and attendance in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published: 13 Jan 2021

Deveron Projects shortlisted for £100,000 civic arts award

Deveron Projects is one of 10 organisations to make the shortlist for The Award for Civic Arts Organisations.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

Celtic Connections Marks One Week to Go with Programme Announcement

The Celtic Connections online festival will begin one week today. Across 19 days, the festival will present over 30 online performances between Friday 15th January and Tuesday 2nd February 2021.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

DigitalBoost launches £10 million grant scheme

Businesses across Scotland are set to benefit from vital support, following the launch of a new £10 million DigitalBoost Development Grant by Business Gateway and The Scottish Government.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

Funding supports Scottish artists to adapt ways of delivering creativity

Two arts funds, delivered by Gaelic arts organisation, Fèisean nan Gàidheal, on behalf of Creative Scotland, launched in September and have so far supported projects with £36,925.50 in funding, with a notable increase in applications for online projects.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

SCAN appoints Moira Jeffrey as its new Director 

Scottish Contemporary Art Network (SCAN) has announced the appointment of Moira Jeffrey as director of the organisation. 

Published: 12 Jan 2021

Covid-19 update: Scotland in Lockdown

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced from 5 January for the duration of January, a legal requirement to stay at home except for essential purposes. This is similar to the lockdown of March last year.

Published: 05 Jan 2021

Additional funds for grassroots and independent venues

An additional £7.1 million to secure the future of as many grassroots music venues and independent museums as possible has been announced by Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Published: 20 Dec 2020

Outspoken Arts Scotland launches artistic and creative learning programme for 2021

Paisley-based arts organisation, Outspoken Arts Scotland (OAS) have spent 2020 fundraising and planning their artistic and creative learning programme for 2021 and beyond. 

Published: 18 Dec 2020