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)
Thu 25 Feb
Women, girls and Goddesses at the threshold of transformation. Do they take that first step into the kingdom for the fairies? Do they jump from the glass mountain into the dead sea? Are they p…
Fri 26 Feb
Who are the women who have really made a difference? Do we celebrate them enough and how should their stories be told?
Storyteller Ruth Kirkpatrick shares her approach to SHERO storytelling and…
Wed 3 Feb - Wed 30 Mar
From social and energetic dances from Brittany or joyful group dances from the Basque country, to warm, exuberant Southern Italian dances or smooth couplings from France, this series will take…
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.