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The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean

A Scrapbook of Genius for Children from Shona Reppe

In her white lab coat, and armed with tweezers, a magnifying glass and other alluring scientific instruments, Dr Patricia Baker; part detective, part scientist and world renowned Scrapologist visits Edinburgh to examine, page-by-page, a mysterious scrapbook.

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Margaret Bennett leads the celebration in the Storytelling Court

Farewell to Paddy

Over one hundred people attended ‘Farewell to Paddy’ at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on Tuesday 28th February to raise a glass, sing a song and remember with gratitude all that Eberhard “Paddy” Bort shared with us.

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Daiva Ivanauskaite, Debbie Cannon & Jan Bee Brown

Stories on the Way – a Q&A with our Apprentice Storytellers

Scotland has a vibrant group of new storytellers, honing their skills and developing their craft with the help of the Centre's Storytelling Apprenticeship, led by Janis Mackay.

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Exploring the Renaissance of Pilgrimage in Scotland

I perch to rest, and from this misty cnoc the whole world goes drifting by” – Alastair McIntosh,  Poacher’s Pilgrimage: An Island Journey  

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Why is February the season of Bride?

"A bannock fur Bride

Roun lik the sun

A snawdrap fur Bride

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