Media Centre

Welcome to the Creative Scotland Media Centre. General enquiries and updates on funded projects can be sent to

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.

If you're a funding recipient, find out more about ways we can support you in promoting your activity in our Promotion Guide.

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

Olivia Carr
Media Relations & PR Coordinator
T: +44 (0)141 302 1708
M: +44 (0)7970 962 322


Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland distributing funding provided by the Scottish Government and The National Lottery. Further information at Follow us on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. Learn more about the value of art and creativity in Scotland and join in at

Screen Scotland is driving the cultural, social and economic development of all aspects of the sector in Scotland through enhanced funding, services and support and backing from Scottish Government and The National Lottery.  Screen Scotland sits within Creative Scotland and works in 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. / Twitter / Instagram.

Latest News Releases

Looking for an older release? Try searching the archive.

Youth Arts Bursaries

We've announced details of funding from the Scottish Government to support early career artists and creative practitioners aged 18-24 across Scotland in the wake of Covid-19. Applications to the new £300K Youth Arts Fund: Bursary Programme open today with a deadline of Friday 27 August 2021.

Published: 13 Jul 2021

Orcadian Scriever appointed

The National Library of Scotland has announced the appointment of Alison Miller in the role of Orkney Scriever. The one-year Scriever residency was created to celebrate the richness of the Orcadian dialect, acknowledging the islands as a stronghold for the Scots language. It is based at the National Library of (...)

Published: 13 Jul 2021

Winners announced at Scottish Awards for New Music 2021

The winners of the 2021 Scottish Awards for New Music were announced during an online ceremony streamed live from the RSNO Centre, Glasgow on the evening of Wednesday 7 July.

Published: 08 Jul 2021

Publication of Creative Scotland’s 2021/22 Annual Plan

Creative Scotland’s 2021-22 Annual Plan includes a summary programme of the organisation’s work across the year and its updated Strategic Framework – including work towards a more simplified, multi-year funding approach for individuals and organisations.

Published: 06 Jul 2021

The Edinburgh International Book Festival Announces 2021 Programme

A stellar line-up of writers and thinkers from around the globe have been announced for the Edinburgh International Book Festival, under the banner Onwards and Upwards - Ideas and Stories for a Changing World.

Published: 06 Jul 2021

The Scottish Album of the Year award returns for bumper 10th year

Scotland’s national music prize, the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award, today returns for its 10th year, calling on music fans, labels and artists to submit eligible albums – for free – at from Thursday 1 July. Submissions close at midnight on Thursday 22nd July 2021.

Published: 30 Jun 2021

Over £732,000 of National Lottery and Scottish Government funds for creative projects and development

45 projects are sharing in over £732,000 of National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund awards.

Published: 29 Jun 2021

Made in Scotland 2021

The Made in Scotland Showcase returns for the 2021 Edinburgh Festival Fringe presenting the best of theatre, dance and music from Scotland live in-person and online.

Published: 28 Jun 2021

All or Nothing bring the joy of giant swings to post-Covid Scotland

Edinburgh's All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre, one of the UK's leading aerial dance companies, is delighted to announce the Scottish tour of their new outdoor, interactive and family focused production, The Swings.

Published: 25 Jun 2021

Inverness Castle transformation – Spirit:360

Spirit:360, a commissioning programme for emerging and established creative professionals, is now open for applications, it was announced by High Life Highland and Creative Scotland today.

Published: 24 Jun 2021