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)
Saturday 30 May
Summer is nearly here... Let's pack up our backpacks and go over the hills and far away on some multi-sensory adventures!
Sunny, fun stories and games with props and tents and lots of joining-i…
Friday 5 June
A new series of regular storytelling performances, featuring two storytellers sharing some of their favourite tales.
Grace Banks tells traditional tales, as well as stories from different cult…
Friday 29 May
A creative workshop with Kirsty Law.
Come along for an open discussion and workshop on some of the greatest stories told through song then have a go at writing your own!
No previous writing expe…
Friday 19 June
Explore the lives of the great Gaelic poets plus the locations, events and people that inspired them.
Departing from central Edinburgh at 10am on Friday, the story trail follows Gaelic poetry a…
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.