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
Thursday 24th - Saturday 26th April
A story of love and loyalty, heroism and hope.
Friday 25th April (CANCELLED)
A great opportunity for youngsters to get involved in storytelling.
Saturday 31st May
Stories of the sea! Listen to the wind and the waves and the cry of the gulls.
Wednesday 30th April
What are the roots of Scotland’s contemporary renaissance?
Thursday 1st May
The National Galleries of Scotland’s Outreach project, The Nation//Live (on display in The Scottish National Portrait Gallery 5 Oct 2013 - 6 May 2014), presents an artistic v
Friday 16th May
Sheena Wellington demonstrates how listening to and learning songs can open up the social and community histories of Scotland for both adults and young people.
Saturday 26th April
Our lives are made up of stories. We live through the stories we tell ourselves, the ideas we carry about other people or about something that happened.
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 the 18th to the 27th of October. Explore the role of wandering storytellers, minstrels and modern magic for 10 days in Edinburgh.