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 23 Mar
A coming-of-age story about growing up in the Highlands and navigating adulthood in the central belt. Mixing music, storytelling, film and poetry, the show explores the Scottish music scene, e…
Sat 25 Mar
The award-winning musical improv comedy troupe are joined by new and established improvisers and sketch comedians as they present two hours of off-the-cuff scenes and original sketch comedy.
Sat 25 Mar
The People's Parish is a new initiative from TRACS to support communities to explore, shape and creatively use their local assets - stories, traditions and history - to say something about the…
Sat 1 Apr
Mara Menzies and David Campbell open a discussion on the arts of oral storytelling for storytellers of all kinds.
What are the skills, experiences and inspirations that drive contemporary story…
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.