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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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Country’s largest rural performing arts festival takes centre stage

Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival takes centre stage as Scotland’s largest rural performing arts festival celebrates its 40th Anniversary, opening a programme of 50 events across 34 regional venues from this Friday 24th May until Sunday 2nd June.

Published: 21 May 2019

Classical:Next 2019: Scotland’s Classical Music on the world stage

Music industry professionals from across the globe will gather in Rotterdam from 15 - 18 May 2018 for Classical:NEXT, the world’s biggest contemporary classical showcase and expo.

Published: 14 May 2019

Free events across Scotland for Bookbug Week 2019

Scottish Book Trust, the national charity changing lives through reading and writing, invites families to join Bookbug’s Big Picnic from 13-19 May. During Bookbug Week 2019, hundreds of free events will be held across the country, as part of the annual celebration of Scotland’s national book-gifting programme and Song and (...)

Published: 13 May 2019

Charlotte Prodger: SaF05 – Scotland + Venice 2019 official Collateral Event for the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia

The Scotland + Venice partnership presents SaF05, a new single-channel video by 2018 Turner Prize-winning artist Charlotte Prodger for the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

Published: 10 May 2019

Edinburgh communities set for Fringe Days Out

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society and Lothian has launched the 2019 Fringe Days Out scheme, providing Fringe vouchers and Lothian bus tickets to community groups and charities across Edinburgh.

Published: 02 May 2019

Public workshops to help inform Creative Scotland's priorities and funding approach

Scotland’s creative sector and the general public are invited to attend a series of events across Scotland to help inform our priorities and funding approaches.

Published: 01 May 2019

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award launches for 2019

Eligible albums can now be submitted for consideration as Scotland’s national music prize, The SAY Award, launches.

Published: 01 May 2019

Over £850,000 support for cultural activity across Scotland

Over £850k National Lottery funding has been awarded to 40 recipients across the country through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund.

Published: 30 Apr 2019

Charlotte Prodger's new film for Scotland + Venice to tour across Scotland

The Scotland + Venice partnership has confirmed the Scottish tour dates for Charlotte Prodger’s major new single channel video work for the Venice Biennale.

Published: 30 Apr 2019

Relaunched Wigtown Poetry Prize Celebrates Scotland’s Richness of Languages

Wigtown’s international poetry prize has announced major changes designed to celebrate the richness of Scotland's three national languages.

Published: 26 Apr 2019