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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 Officer - Screen
T: +44 (0)131 523 0019
M: +44 (0)7545 402064

Latest News Releases

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Shortlists Announced for MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2018

Organising body, Hands Up for Trad have announced the artists shortlisted for this year’s MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards.

Published: 08 Nov 2018

Unique funding partnership backs festivals ambitions for wider reach

The first details of a major new investment programme for the Edinburgh Festivals have been announced today, which will enable festival programmes to be more diverse and global, benefitting new participants and future generations.

Published: 06 Nov 2018

SEALL Festival: Big music in small halls

The first festival of small halls in Europe launches on the Isle of Skye on 23 November bringing big music to ten remote village halls around the Island and Lochalsh until 1 December.

Published: 05 Nov 2018

£1m National Lottery boost brings Scottish communities together

A youth film festival, a musical production looking at mental health, and several community-based arts projects are amongst 144 projects today sharing in over £1 million of National Lottery good cause cash.

Published: 01 Nov 2018

New Film Education Fund launched

Screen Scotland launches a new £300,000 fund to increase access to film education provision in communities across Scotland.

Published: 01 Nov 2018

Over £919,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

£919,218 of National Lottery Funding was awarded to 43 recipients in September 2018 through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund, supporting activity across Scotland and beyond.

Published: 31 Oct 2018

Stillhound and Catholic Action gain support from Momentum Music Fund

Stillhound and Catholic Action among the 16 artists to receive support from the Momentum Music Fund, managed by PRS Foundation and supported by Creative Scotland.

Published: 26 Oct 2018

Celtic Connections 2019 programme announced

From 17 January to 3 February 2019, musicians from across the globe will take part in over 300 events in venues throughout Glasgow for the largest winter music festival of its kind and the UK's premier celebration of Celtic music.

Published: 25 Oct 2018

Restored and re-imagined Aberdeen Music Hall to open to the public in December

Aberdeen’s historic and much-loved Music Hall will re-open its doors to the public on December 8 with a joyful day of Stepping In community celebrations featuring a special appearance from Travis frontman Fran Healy leading the Music Hall community choir in a performance of the iconic song Sing.

Published: 25 Oct 2018

Scottish Queer International Film Festival announces 2018 programme

The full programme has been announced for the fourth annual Scottish Queer International Film Festival, taking place at venues across Glasgow from 5 - 9 December 2018.

Published: 25 Oct 2018