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)
Tue 7 - Thu 9 July
A summer season of traditional tales from Scotland. Hear the truths, the myths and the legends of Scottish folklore, past and present with some of our nation's best storytellers. Authentic ent…
Thu 9 July
We tell stories in order to keep moving from fear towards love, from inhumanity towards humanity.
Join storyteller Sarah Agnew for stories of courage in the face of persecution, execution and w…
Sat 1 Aug
Dip into the treasure stores of Scottish song with expert guide, Patsy Seddon and enjoy listening and singing along as you choose.
Each event can be booked individually online. Alternatively yo…
Sat 1 Aug
How did Scotland come to be? Who and what made it a geography, a nation, and a society? And who are the Scots?
Session led by Donald Smith.
Each event can be booked individually online. Alternat…
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.