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Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland

Scotland's National
Network for
Traditional Arts


Storytelling
Dance
Music
Discover the Joy
of
Traditional
Arts

Music

Discover Scotland's strong and distinct music heritage, alongside a rich song culture in Scots and Gaelic.

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Storytelling

Storytelling stimulates the imagination and builds a sense of community.

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Dance

Scotland is known world-wide for its dance traditions, but there is so much more under the surface than kilts and ceilidhs.

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TRACS

What is TRACS?

Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland brings together Scotland's performance traditions –  storytelling, music and dance – to encourage collaboration across art forms, support and effectively promote Traditional Arts activities and develop partnerships with organisations that can benefit from our resources.

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The People Parish

Resources

Resources

Delve into the richness of Scotland's intangible heritage.

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Scottish Storytelling Centre

A vibrant arts venue located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Come discover Scotland’s heritage with us.

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Scotland's Languages

The indigenous languages of Scotland are Gaelic and Scots which are part of the history and culture with rich oral traditions.

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Festivals

Festivals

TradFest: 26 April - 7 May
Scottish International Storytelling Festival: 20 - 31 Oct.

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Traditional Arts Event

Friday 23rd June

21st century folk music, weaving poetry, song and storytelling with fiddle, guitar and flute'.  Original material inspired by traditional folk tales and the people and land

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