covid guidance

Update: Information on Creative Europe and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information for Creative Europe applicants and beneficiaries on Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Following the UK government’s response and advice regarding Coronavirus, and the EU Commission’s update on Creative Europe activities affected by the virus, we have compiled guidance to support culture and screen sectors at this challenging time. 

Creative Europe Desk UK remains open to advise UK applicants and beneficiaries, and we are aware of the significant impact on your activities for the foreseeable future. The team is now working remotely to offer support, so please get in touch to arrange 1:1 calls or Skype meetings, and we’ll shortly be updating our event pages with upcoming webinars and virtual support.


The following updates have been published by the EACEA / European Commission:

5  June:

27 May: 

5 May: 

  • Creatives Unite launched, a new platform launched to support cultural and creative sectors during the pandemic, offering a space for stakeholders to co-create and find solutions

14 April:

  • A Q&A document gathering questions and answers on the changes to the different schemes. This is a living document and will be constantly updated, alongside the FAQ landing page

2 April:

25 March:

13 March:

6 March:


Creative Europe Desk UK understands these are difficult and uncertain times and will work with UK organisations to offer support. Please contact us for advice, follow us on Twitter (MEDIA and Culture) and sign up to our newsletters for the latest updates.



We have compiled a selection of the latest information and statements from across screen and culture sectors to offer additional guidance to those who are impacted by coronavirus. Please note these are external resources and Creative Europe Desk UK is not responsible this website content:

This information is meant for guidance only

Last updated: 12/06/20 with link to updated Creative Europe Coronavirus FAQS