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Launch of the European Folk Network


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David Campbell shares a tale with Ida White and Cameron Taylor_Credit Colin Hattersley

Storytelling Festival continues growth in 2015

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival enjoyed another fantastic edition in 2015, with early figures once again showing growth in participation: 26,000 people joined in the country’s largest celebration of spoken word, devouring tales in theatres, gardens, zoos, canal b

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Recycled Stories: David Buchan Lecture 2015 available online

The David Buchan Lecture is the culmination of a year of special events to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the Elphinstone Institute.

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Art of the Storyteller

Art of the Storyteller: Lesley O’Brien

The gift of storytelling is one of life's most powerful – and coveted – skills.

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New Box and Fiddle Club

Following the recent closure of the Lanark Accordion & Fiddle Club, Shirley and Iain Cathcart have decided to pursue the opportunity of opening a brand new club in the Lanark area and provide a platform for young and old players to continue the legacy of great Scottish music in the Clydesdale

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