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 8 Sep
An evening of stories about precious things and intrinsic value with Claire Druett. The Centre's monthly storytelling session, with an open-floor section for storytellers to tell their own tal…
Sat 10 Sep
Multi-sensory adventures with storytellers Ailie Finlay and Marie Louise Cochrane. Stories, games, songs and intriguing props to squish and rattle. Lots of fun for everyone, but particularly f…
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.