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.
'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 11 Dec
A new series of regular storytelling performances, featuring two storytellers sharing some of their favourite tales and inspirations. This event features Tim Porteus from Prestonpans and Lesle…
Fri 4 - Sat 5 Dec
Anna Hepburn and Finlay McLean proudly present two hilarious and captivating Victorian entertainments by Donald Campbell.
Nancy Sleekit is no woman to meddle with. Recently widowed, she regales…
Fri 11 Dec
Tim Porteus and Lesley O'Brien open a discussion on the arts of oral storytelling for storytellers of all kinds. What are the skills, experiences and inspirations that drive contemporary story…
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.