A ten-day celebration of live storytelling, oral traditions and cultural diversity, bringing together a large number of Scottish and international storytellers and musicians.
The Festival takes place in and around Edinburgh. The main venue is the Netherbow Theatre at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on the Royal Mile, the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. There is also a Festival on Tour strand bringing visiting international guests to other areasof Scotland to fully celebrate its rich storytelling traditions and ensure all can celebrate the magic of sharing tales.
A vibrant multi-arts programme showcasing traditional music, song, dance, craft, storytelling, outdoor events and folk drama in Scotland's Capital.