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)
Thu 20 – Mon 31 Aug
From Merlin to Malory, Camelot to Excalibur, Morgana Le Fey reigns supreme as fiendish counter queen to King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.
Playing by her own rules, she foils their…
Fri 18 Sep
Where are the audiences for the live arts, in particular for folk music, storytelling and traditional dance?
This structured session grapples with the key challenges for reaching your target ma…
Sat 5 Sep
Is there a core of songs, stories and customs to which every child in Scotland should be introduced?
This day provides the vital starting points in the traditional arts of storytelling, music a…
Sat 19 Sep
We can all play one instrument - our voice. It is shared by everyone and yet wholly unique to each individual.
This day encourages everyone to explore singing with their own voice, based on the…
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.