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 18 Jan
Celebrate the New Year with the launch of Midlothian Folktales written by host Lea Taylor and illustrated by Sylvia Troon. Come and join us for some hilarious and heart-warming tales from Midl…
Tue 23 Jan
An exciting morning of Scottish fairytales with puppets for your young ones, with a guest appearance by Rabbie Burns and a wee mouse! With Sylvia Troon.
A booking fee of £1 is charged per trans…
Fri 26 Jan
A participative guide to producing and performing folk dramas. This session focuses on the epic Burns poem Tam O'Shanter as Tam's Mare Meg. Those attending can also help lead a workshop the fo…
Fri 2 Feb
Far from whatever just springs to mind, spontaneous storytelling comes from trusting the heart to find a natural voice when faced with the unrehearsed, equipped with curiosity and the possibil…