The Scottish Storytelling Centre is 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)
Wed 27 Apr
Follow the great musical migration from Scotland, through Ulster on down the Great Philadelphia Wagon Road into the Southern Appalachians. The “Scots-Irish” brought their ballads and tunes acr…
Fri 20 - Sun 22 May
Explore the lives of the great Gaelic poets plus the locations, events and people that inspired them, led by the Seanachaidh of Glendale, George Macpherson, harpist Heather Yule and storytelle…
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.