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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 Coordinator
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

Latest News Releases

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International Creative Ambition Programme Funding announced to support worldwide cultural partnerships

Scotland’s cultural links around the world will be strengthened thanks to Scottish Government investment of £150,000.

Published: 14 Jun 2019

Tickets for UK premiere of Charlotte Prodger’s SaF05 are now available

Tickets for the UK premiere of Charlotte Prodger’s SaF05 at The Tower Digital Arts Centre in Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, on Thursday 27 June are available today, with further screenings at cinemas across Scotland’s west coast, highlands and islands until November.

Published: 12 Jun 2019

Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival coming to Melrose

Scotland’s sporting legend Stephen Hendry; TV’s wildlife expert Kate Humble and leading historian Neil Oliver open this year’s Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival.

Published: 11 Jun 2019

Edinburgh International Book Festival Launches 2019 Programme

In an era of contradiction and division the 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival invites authors and audiences to find new stories to give meaning to the world. Stories are to society what DNA is to human life – small strings of information which become bound together to make up a (...)

Published: 06 Jun 2019

Awards for All: £1.5m National Lottery cash boost for communities

National Lottery good cause cash is making a big difference to communities across Scotland, with 203 community groups sharing in £1,494,641 from National Lottery Awards for All funding.

Published: 05 Jun 2019

Bloody Scotland reveals 2019 programme

Bloody Scotland revealed its 2019 programme today followed by a one-off performance by Val McDermid who will be in New Zealand during the festival itself this year.

Published: 03 Jun 2019

42 projects across Scotland share £800,000 Open Project Funding

A new Brexit inspired production from Scottish Youth Theatre, a solo Hip Hop dance theatre work exploring coercive control, a cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) live stage performance and an anthology of contemporary Scottish writing are among 42 projects to share £800,000 of Open Project Funding from Creative Scotland in April (...)

Published: 31 May 2019

Tenth Lammermuir Festival programme announced

The programme for the tenth Lammermuir Festival - taking place 13-22 September 2019 - has been announced.

Published: 30 May 2019

The SAY Award: Live at the Longlist 2019 line-up announced

Scotland’s national music prize, The SAY Award, have announced today that the highly anticipated Live at the Longlist event will take place at The Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh on Friday 26 July.

Published: 30 May 2019

Moat Brae – where Peter Pan began – gets ready to welcome the world

This Saturday sees the opening of Scotland’s latest international visitor attraction – Moat Brae house and garden, the new National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling.

Published: 27 May 2019