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.
'Everything about this space is great, its clean, warm, welcoming and with lots of information and helpful staff.'
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)
Fri 5 Feb
Poet and author Kenneth Steven performs a live reading of poems from his book, first commissioned by BBC Radio 3's The Verb. In the sixth century, Celtic Christian monks are thought to have ma…
Sat 6 Feb
Duo Hyperborea (Helena MacGilp and Chris Elmes) present a seductively diverse selection of vocal and instrumental music from the Middle East and Turkey, interwoven with traditional Arabic stor…
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.