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Ron Fairweather of Macastory leading a family tour of Old Edinburgh

National Storytelling Week – Basic Storytelling Tips

National Storytelling Week (Sat 31 Jan to Sun 8 Feb) was set up by the Society for Storytelling 15 years ago and aims to promote the oral tradition of storytelling; celebrating our most ancient art form.

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Celebrate the Goddess as we look forward to spring

Looking forward to spring, the Scottish Storytelling Centre has teamed up with performance storyteller, Xanthe Gresham Knight and textile artist, Gillian Cooper to celebrate Neolithic sun Goddesses, bringing a new angle to the subject through performance and fabr

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Andy Hunter

On behalf of the Scottish Storytelling Forum, it is with very deep sadness that I have to report the sudden death of Andy Hunter.

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The Loss of a Legend: Sheila Stewart 1937-2014

Last week the Scottish Storytelling Centre and many other traditional arts organisations were saddened to hear the news that Sheila Stewart – the last of the Stewarts Of Blair – passed away (Tuesday 9 December, 2014) after a short illness.

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From the Writers Eye: Strange Town Season

Strange Town – dubbed “Edinburgh's startlingly gifted young company” by respected critic Joyce McMillan, enable young people to fulfil their creative potential, showcasing these talents at the Scottish Storytelling Centre twice a ye
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