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 26 March
The launch evening of Eigg Island features new music and poetry inspired by Eigg, including a piece for string quartet by composer Atzi Muramatsu, and a se
Friday 27 March
Hamish Napier and Adam Sutherland
Wednesday 25 March
by Sam Siggs
Saturday 28 March
As traditions and artforms in Scotland feed off each other, and communities engage with their local heritage, this development day provides the perfect annual occasion for
Saturday 25 April
A hands-on, practical introduction to live storytelling and the associated skills.
Friday 29 May
A creative workshop with Kirsty Law.
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.