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)
Friday 30 January
To the Celts, Brigid was everything - goddess of fire, healing and poetry. But where is she now?
Saturday 31 January
Travel around the world in story and dance!
Tuesday 10 February
The first signs of bloom are in the air, with dewy snowdrops in the garden.
Thursday 12 February
Wendy Woolfson leads a journey through the stages of love, inviting the audience to feel their own connections and share in the familiar feelings that love
Friday 13 February
Seeing, hearing and responding - how can storytelling open up our awareness of the natural world?
Friday 13 February
This networking event brings together Scotland's intergenerational activists with storytelling and the traditional arts.
Friday 6 February
How can the arts of tradition express hospitality and welcome? After Burns, the celebration of Bride in February is about the hearth, hospitality and healing.
Saturday 14 February
People speak naturally in Scots, but think that the media requires Standard English.
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.