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Thu 2 - Sun 12 Aug


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There’s more to Scotland than meets the eye, for amidst the bonnie hills, craggy coasts and lush, green glens, dwell some truly curious beings. Storyteller Dougie Mackay evokes the gnarly soul of Scotland as clan chiefs, crones, fishermen and fools meet faeries, selkies, kelpies and giants in a weirdly wonderful ceilidh of classic tales and local legends. Bring an iron pin for protection, offerings of oatcakes to carry favour, and watch out for a black dog or yellow-horned goat, as it just may be 'he who should not be named' in cunning disguise.

Preview: Thu 2 Aug (£5)

If you are a Storytelling Centre Supporter, select a full price ticket to book at the discounted rate.

A booking fee of £1 is charged per transaction for online and phone bookings. No booking fee is applied to tickets purchased in person from the Scottish Storytelling Centre Box Office.

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Scottish Storytelling Centre

Spoken Word


Thu 2 - Sun 12 Aug

Full Price - £9.00
Concession £7.00
Family of 4 - £28.00
Storytelling Centre Supporter - £6.50

Start Time & Duration:
3pm (1hr)

Additional Info:
Adults and 8+

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Box Office 0131 556 9579

Book tickets online or by calling our box office between 10am-6pm, Monday to Saturday (Sunday, July & August only)

A booking fee of £1 is charged per transaction for online and phone bookings.

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