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.
Let’s start a new story together.
'Everything about this space is great, its clean, warm, welcoming and with lots of information and helpful staff.'
'a place dedicated to the fine art of telling stories. And it is fabulous.'
(Edd McCracken, Book Riot)
Sat 4 Feb
Singer and storyteller Susanna Orr Holland will be joined by storyteller Kate Walker and violinist Morag Brown in a unique ceilidh, sharing tales of Brigid in ancient myth through her guise as…
Sat 28 Jan, 25 Feb & 25 Mar
The award-winning musical improv comedy troupe are joined by new and established improvisers and sketch comedians as they present two hours of off-the-cuff scenes and original sketch comedy.
Fri 3 Feb
Why is February the season of Bride? And how can we celebrate that in story, song, poem and dance? Déirdre ní Mhathúna introduces the poems and blessings, Susanna Orr Holland explains the deve…
Sat 25 Feb
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This year's Development Day will focus on audience development, support for sustaining local groups and developing local projects. With peer-l…
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 Friday 23 - Sunday 30 October.
Explore, uncover and immerse yourself in the magic of storytelling for 10 days in Edinburgh.