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 27 Apr
Fuaran is a Fèisean nan Gàidheal heritage initiative offering young singers aged 16 to 25 a unique opportunity to research, learn and record Gaelic songs with mentoring support from leading Ga…
Thu 27 Apr
Join Lynne Campbell on a tour of Scotland's dragons and jute mills, fairy hills, Hogmanay traditions, herrings, murder and intrigue. Revisit familiar tales and songs, and learn new ones in Lyn…
Fri 2 Jun
This is a unique opportunity to gain some practical insights into developing the skill of embodying characters through storytelling. Led by storyteller and theatre practitioner, Alice Fernbank…
Fri 26 May
An intensive day for everyone who has to prepare and submit funding applications on behalf of cultural and community organisations. Participants are welcome to bring a current or proposed prac…
Wed 17 May
DATE CHANGE - This event will now be held on Wed 17 May, not Wed 31 May as previously advertised.
Sophia Labadi explores the UNESCO framework for identifying and protecting heritage nationally,…
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.