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)
Thu 14 Dec
Join Claire Druett for tales of snow-capped mountains, the shade of an eclipse and the chills of the heart. The Centre’s monthly storytelling session, with an open-floor section for storytelle…
Fri 15 Dec
The story of the most inspirational film of all time is performed as a 1940s radio broadcast. Six radio actors portray ALL the characters of It's a Wonderful Life. Featuring live sound effects…
Sat 16 Dec
What are the skills, experiences and inspirations that drive contemporary storytelling? Heather Yule and Beverley Bryant open a discussion on the arts of oral storytelling for storytellers of …
Thu 28 Dec
A participative guide to producing and performing folk dramas. This session focusses on The Burdies, which is based on Scottish and Irish midwinter traditions about wrens and robins. Those att…