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.
'Everything about this space is great, its clean, warm, welcoming and with lots of information and helpful staff.'
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)
Sat 10 Oct
In this fun session, parents and children will be treated to stories from some of the very best books around for helping children to know what they are feeling, thinking and hoping.
Fri 9 - Sat 10 Oct
Donna Rutherford presents... BROTH
An honest exploration of the experience of elders in 21st century Scotland, told by artist Donna Rutherford, through the tradition of soup making. It explores…
Sat 10 Oct
Join singer/songwriter and choir leader Kim Edgar for an energising, feel-good afternoon group singing workshop. Participate in hilarious warm-ups, learn pop, folk and world songs, experience …
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.