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)
Wednesday 20 & Thursday 21 May
Storyteller and author, Donald Smith, leads you through the dramatic story of John Knox in Edinburgh.
Beginning at the Edinburgh International Festival Hub (top of Royal Mile, behind the Genera…
Friday 29 May
A creative workshop with Kirsty Law.
Come along for an open discussion and workshop on some of the greatest stories told through song then have a go at writing your own!
No previous writing expe…
Friday 22 May
Michael Williams explores the power of personal presentation in web communication.
Is it marketing or storytelling that really counts in communication?
This workshop is suitable for all artists …
Friday 19 June
Explore the lives of the great Gaelic poets plus the locations, events and people that inspired them.
Departing from central Edinburgh at 10am on Friday, the story trail follows Gaelic poetry a…
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.