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)
Mon 23 Oct
Enjoy a cosy evening with storyteller Stina Fagertun.
With her Norwegian, Kven and Coastal Sami ancestry she will share fairy tales and legends from the edge of the Arctic Circle.
Sun 22 Oct
Storyteller Seung Ah Kim collected a treasure of Korean folk tales from her grandmother and has brought them to Scotland to share.
Join her in an enchanted afternoon of traditional stories from…
Mon 23 Oct
What is the role of culture in contemporary education from the early years? This session explores some Scottish and international approaches. With presentations from Scotland, New Zealand and …
Wed 25 - Fri 27 Oct
What is the role of storytellers in the twenty-first century and how can we realise the principles and goals of The Earth Charter Initiative? Over three days we take to heart the three questio…