A vibrant arts venue located on Edinburgh's Royal Mile showcasing Scotland's Culture. We have live storytelling, theatre, music, exhibitions, family events and workshops happening all year round. Visit us to discover Scotland’s rich story heritage, find our dragon’s nest, enjoy our storywall or simply relax in our venue and soak in the atmosphere.
Let’s start a new story together.
'Everything about this space is great, its clean, warm, welcoming and with lots of information and helpful staff.'
'a place dedicated to the fine art of telling stories. And it is fabulous.'
(Edd McCracken, Book Riot)
Wed 26 – Fri 28 Jul
A summer season of traditional tales from Scotland. Hear the truths, myths and legends of Scottish folklore, past and present with some of our nation's best storytellers. Authentic entertainme…
Mon 31 Jul
Who and what made Scotland a geography, a nation and a society? And what does that mean for the present? An insightful introduction to the week ahead, with Donald Smith.
Celtic Summer School is…
Mon 31 Jul - Sat 5 Aug
This year's Summer School builds up our sense of Scotland from local to national and international. Come to grips with what makes Scotland distinctive and special. Directed by Donald Smith, en…
Tue 1 Aug
Hear about the rich diversity of traditional dance in Scotland, with some examples from Country, Highland, Step and Ceilidh from dancer Màiri Britton.
Celtic Summer School is inspired by Patric…