The Scottish Storytelling Centre is a vibrant arts venue located on Edinburgh's Royal Mile. 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.
'a place dedicated to the fine art of telling stories. And it is fabulous.'
(Edd McCracken, Book Riot)
Tuesday 12 May & 9 June
The ever-popular Speakeasy returns with a cross section of exciting performers.
Monday 27 April
After the resounding success of Acis & Galatea, Music of the Spheres invites you to THE COFFEE OPERA, a unique blend of Baroque music and contemporary music theatre.
Friday 24 April
As Scotland enters a new chapter in her history join us for an evening of traditional stories, of Stoorworms and Selkies, which resonate deeply in our own time.
Wednesday 29 April
Bringing together a host of experience in traditional Scots song and contemporary songwriting, Mairi Campbell, Kim Edgar and Emily Smith
Saturday 25 April
A hands-on, practical introduction to live storytelling and the associated skills.
Thursday 7 May
The Jacobites live on in song and story – in Scots and Gaelic – in Scotland and across the world.
Friday 29 May
A creative workshop with Kirsty Law.
Friday 22 May
Michael Williams explores the power of personal presentation in web communication.
Currently based at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland (TRACS) brings together Scotland's performance traditions – storytelling, music and dance - under a new umbrella.
The Scottish International Storytelling Festival runs from Fri 24 October to Sun 2 November.
Explore, uncover and immerse yourself in the magic of storytelling for 10 days in Edinburgh.