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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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Submissions open for 2021 New Writers Awards

Scottish Book Trust has opened for applications for 2021 New Writers Awards.

Published: 11 Jun 2020

Tailormade coaching support for Scotland’s creatives

A new collaboration with Crowdfunder offers Scotland's creatives expert coaching and match funding for their crowdfunding campaigns.

Published: 28 May 2020

Audience intention research to be commissioned

New research is being commissioned to seek to answer an overarching research question: When and how will the economic recovery of creative sectors in Scotland take place?

Published: 27 May 2020

An update from our Chief Executive

Read an update from our CEO Iain Munro, discussing this most challenging time for the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland.

Published: 21 May 2020

Emergency Funds Reaching Scotland’s Culture Sector

Emergency funds designed to support people working in arts and culture who are experiencing immediate financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19, are now reaching those most in need.

Published: 19 May 2020

Maisie Chan appointed as 2020 Gavin Wallace Fellow

Children’s writer Maisie Chan has been appointed as the 2020 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow. Chan will undertake her Fellowship in partnership with Moat Brae, the National Centre for Children’s Literature based in Dumfries.

Published: 30 Apr 2020

Applications open for £100m funds to help business

A £100 million package of additional grant support for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and newly self-employed people is open for applications.

Published: 30 Apr 2020

Roll out of up to £600 million National Lottery funding to tackle coronavirus impact

Charities and organisations affected by the unprecedented impact of the coronavirus outbreak in the UK are being given access to a comprehensive package of support of up to £600 million of repurposed money from The National Lottery.

Published: 28 Apr 2020

Local Support for Creative Industries in Argyll and Bute

Creative workers, enterprises, venues and organisations across Argyll and Bute are to receive bespoke business development support through a new initiative from CHARTS, in partnership with the Innovation School at Glasgow School of Art.

Published: 27 Apr 2020

Response to 'Lifeline support for business'

Creative Scotland's response to the announcement of £100 million funds to support the self employed and SMEs.

Published: 21 Apr 2020