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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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Time to shine for young creative scots

Applications now open for 11 to 25 year olds aspiring to careers in the creative industries to apply for grants across all art forms of up to £1,000 through the Nurturing Talent Fund.

Published: 11 Oct 2019

Creative practitioners receive funding to Go, See, Share

Eight creative practitioners from across Scotland have been selected to participate in the Go See Share Creative Industries initiative, supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Published: 10 Oct 2019

2019 Scottish Alternative Music Awards nominations announced

Read the 2019 nominations for the Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA's), recognising the best new Scottish music.

Published: 02 Oct 2019

Gavin Wallace Fellowship 2020 - applications now open!

Applications are now open for Scottish-based organisations to host a writer in residence. The Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship supports mid-career and established writers to develop creative work during a year-long residency within a variety of cultural, education, health and other environments.

Published: 01 Oct 2019

OPF: New funding for Scottish creative activity

In the latest round of Open Project Fund awards, over 40 creative projects and activities taking place across Scotland have received more than £600,000 of National Lottery Funding through Creative Scotland.

Published: 30 Sep 2019

Developin forby forderin the yaise o Scots language

On Friday 27 September, A Scots Gaitherin of authors, broadcasters, playwrights, musicians and performers using the Scots language will join fellow industry professionals working across arts and education to encourage the increased use of Scots creative life across Scotland. Read about the Scots Gaitherin in Scots and English.

Published: 27 Sep 2019

Made in Scotland 2020 applications open

Scotland-based artists working across music, theatre and dance are invited to apply to be part of the Made in Scotland 2020 showcase – an annual curated showcase that promotes high-quality music, theatre and dance from Scotland-based artists to international audiences and promoters at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Published: 26 Sep 2019

Scottish Government appoints new Creative Scotland Board Members

The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Ms Hyslop, today Thursday 12 September 2019 announced the appointment of Duncan Cockburn, Philip Long, Sarah Munro and Stephanie Fraser as Members of the Board of Creative Scotland.

Published: 23 Sep 2019

Glasgow International announces 2020 programme

Glasgow International has announced its 2020 programme. The theme for 2020 is Attention.

Published: 18 Sep 2019

National Chamber Music Day 2019: Free concerts across Scotland

Join Enterprise Music Scotland on Saturday the 14th of September for National Chamber Music Day 2019! They will be celebrating chamber music throughout the country with 30 events including collaborations, workshops and free concerts, all featuring some of their finest chamber musicians.

Published: 13 Sep 2019