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Storytelling Centre Showcases St Andrew's Story in Cultural Diversity Celebration this Winter

Beginning with St Andrew’s Day and running through to Burns Night, the Scottish Storytelling Centre in association with Scotland’s Winter Festivals entertains across the colder months by showcasing how Scotland’s traditions can bring people together, home and awa

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Interactive Map of Greig Duncan Collection

In the decade before the outbreak of the First World War, Gavin Greig, schoolmaster at Whitehill, New Deer, and the Reverend James Bruce Duncan of the United Free Church at Lynturk, near Alford, collected over 1900 folk songs and ballads from the North East of Sc

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Scottish Storytelling Festival: A Volunteers Perspective

Suzanne Spencer from Edinburgh shares her experience of volunteering at the 29th Scottish International Storytelling Festival: Open Word – Open World

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Carrying Stream Festival


The 16th Carrying Stream Festival celebrates the ideas and achievements of Hamish Henderson – folklorist, cultural activist and father of the modern Scottish folk renaissance.

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Chai For All Performance

Bristol Based Jazz-Tinged Klezmer Music Merges with Spoken Word to share Jewish, Palestinian & British Storylines

Chai CollectiveChai For All perform the Arts Council England-funded multi narrative music and spoken word show this Saturday, 4th

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