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
Friday 11th April (SOLD OUT)
Illicit Ink Skyground return to the Storytelling Centre with a special show as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival. www.sciencefestival.co.uk
Saturday 19th April
Tir Fada is Greece’s top Gaelic/Irish troupe combining traditional Greek music and dance with Celtic traditions.
Thursday 24th - Saturday 26th April
A story of love and loyalty, heroism and hope.
Friday 25th April
A great opportunity for youngsters to get involved in storytelling.
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.
Saturday 17th May
Musicians, storytellers, singers and dancers face similar challenges; making a living, working with education, marketing, creative development, accounting and administration.
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.