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)
Tue 18 & Wed 19 Oct
In Motion Theatre Company presents
Where The Crow Flies
Written by Lisa Nicoll
Directed by Beth Morton
Ostracised by the community she lives in, Carrie feels isolated from the world. Her husband i…
Sat 22 Oct (SOLD OUT)
Through storytelling, the liberating power of imagination is open to everyone, big or small!
Imagine you live in the best possible future. What stories would you tell to the world today, from t…
Fri 21 Oct
Dr Ted Bergman presents a talk dedicated to the most influential work of literature from the Hispanic world. To commemorate the 400th anniversary of Miguel de Cervantes’ death, enjoy an introd…
Sat 12 Nov
Join performance poet Jenny Lindsay for a creative writing workshop which will explore ways to use personal stories to create imaginative literature for a live audience. This workshop is aimed…
Sat 22 Oct
Playing with words, sounds, movement and story, this workshop for adults takes inspiration from traditional tales, exploring the links and resonances in our own lives. InterPlay leader Mairi C…
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 Friday 23 - Sunday 30 October.
Explore, uncover and immerse yourself in the magic of storytelling for 10 days in Edinburgh.