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Outreach Team 0131 652 3272

Donald Smith, Director

I’m responsible for the overall creative and organisational direction of TRACS, but as a team player, which is bringing together Scotland’s Traditional Arts Networks. I also have lead responsibility for the Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

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Lindsay Corr, Marketing & Communications Manager

Speak to me about marketing, communications, PR, print and design for TRACS and Scottish Storytelling Centre.

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Traditional Music Forum

Tina Rees, Membership Officer

Tina helps with membership and communications for the Traditional Music Forum. She is a Glasgow based folk musician originally from Lancashire. Tina plays piano, flute and whistles and she also Irish dances. She was a nominee in the ‘Composer of the Year’ category at the 2014 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards and was a nominee in the ‘Up and Coming Artist of the Year’ category in 2013.

David Francis, Executive Officer

(Part Time) 

Scottish Storytelling Forum

Miriam Morris, Storytelling Network Coordinator

Speak to me about storytelling projects, booking a storyteller, bespoke workshops, storytelling in schools, circulating info to the Storytelling Network, Directory profiles, Blethers and the Network e-bulletin.

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Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland

Michelle Kelly, Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland Co-ordinator

Speak to me about membership, projects, booking dancers and/or workshops, traditional dance in schools and circulating info to the Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland.

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Scottish Storytelling Centre

Reception - 0131 556 9579

Gordon Macnaughton, Visitor Services Assistant

Hello, I'm Gordon and I work on the reception desk and the box office. You can contact me if you would like to buy tickets for our events and if you need any information about our events or workshops, and the Storytelling Centre in general. I look forward to seeing you here!

Venue Team – 0131 652 3273

Ásta Ásbjörnsdóttir, General Manager

I have overall responsibility of the financial administration, business development and effective daily operation of the Scottish Storytelling Centre 

Daniel Abercrombie, Programme & Events Manager

I am responsible for the overall creative content of the Storytelling Centre’s public programme, working with different organisations, performers and creatives. I also manage TradFest Edinburgh - Dún Éideann, which takes place each April/May across Edinburgh.

Jana Vinšová, Retail and Box Office Supervisor

Speak to me about box office operations, customer welcome and the book shop.

Moira Hay, Centre Co-ordinator

(Part time)

I am responsible for co-ordinating the day to day operation of the Centre. Speak to me about any building or maintenace related issues.



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Scottish Storytelling Centre
43-45 High Street

T +44 (0)131 556 9579
F +44 (0)131 557 5224

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T +44 (0)131 556 9579

General Office

Venue and Storytelling Centre events programme enquiries

T +44 (0)131 652 3273