Evening events, Days out, Storytelling

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Blabbermouth

This 12-hour live celebration of Scottish music and spoken word features a collection of artists, actors, politicians, journalists, sportspeople, singers and scientists performing their favourite pieces of Scottish writing. A chance to celebrate Scotland's contribution to the world in the final hours before the referendum.

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 17 Sep

£10 (£8) per session; £30 (£20) for day ticket / 0131 473 2000

BOOKMARK Blairgowrie Rattray and the Glens Book Festival

A new weekend book festival for Blairgowrie and Rattray with guest authors and a range of events including an interactive children's programme.

The Royal Hotel, Blairgowrie

Fri 10 Oct

prices vary

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Bernadette Russell: 366 Days of Kindness

Bernadette Russell's one-woman storytelling/stand-up show, which recounts her mission to be kind to a stranger every day for an entire year (plus one day).

The Basement, Brighton

Thu 23 Oct

£5 / 01273 699733

All proceeds go to mental health charity MIND. Part of SICK! Festival.

Bright Club: Edinburgh

The hardworking staff at Edinburgh's universities are let out for the night to share their tales about the weird, wonderful, and often very funny, world of research.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Sep

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Tue 28 Oct

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Bright Club: Glasgow

Bright Club features its usual intoxicating blend of comedy and academia as lecturers from the city's universities turn their studies into entertaining stories.

The Stand, Glasgow

Mon 22 Sep

£5 / 0844 335 8879

  • 20:30
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Café Voices

A relaxed session of oral storytelling, poetry by memory, music and song.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 16 Oct

£5 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Fright Night

A night-time walk through the Palace to find out about the ghosts of Linlithgow. Not for young children.

Linlithgow Palace

Fri 24 Oct

£10 / 0131 668 8885

  • 19:30
  • 21:00

Sat 25 Oct

£10 / 0131 668 8885

  • 19:30
  • 21:00

Fri 31 Oct

£10 / 0131 668 8885

  • 19:30
  • 21:00

Sat 1 Nov

£10 / 0131 668 8885

  • 19:30
  • 21:00

Gaia Weekender

Intimate gathering of like-minded women with special guests Horse McDonald and VG Lee. Price includes three nights bed, breakfast and dinner.

Drumkilbo House, Blairgowrie

Fri 24 Oct

£295 / 01828 640445

  • 17:00

Guid Crack Club

Regular storytelling club involving song and music aplenty.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Sep

£3 suggested donation / 0131 556 9579

This month, it's storyteller John Wheeler with 'Promises, Pacts and Careless Oaths'.

  • 19:30

Historical Ghost Tours

Scary stories have far more bite when they're based on true events. Meet some of the past residents of Traquair House on this guided tour, followed by a glass of mulled wine to steady your nerves. Ages 8+.

Traquair House, Innerleithen

Fri 24 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01896 830323

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sat 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01896 830323

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Fri 31 Oct

£7 (Children £4; Family £18) / 01896 830323

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sat 1 Nov

£7 (Children £4; Family £18) / 01896 830323

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Legends and Lore

Spinetingling tales of ghosts and vampires – for the brave-hearted only.

Lochmaben Castle, Lockerbie

Sat 25 Oct

£8.94–£11 / 07791 047835

Settle Storytelling Festival

International artists and authors come to Settle to celebrate literature in this three-day extravaganza.

Market Place, Settle

Fri 10 Oct

Phone for prices / 01512 801 925

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sat 11 Oct

Phone for prices / 01512 801 925

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 12 Oct

Phone for prices / 01512 801 925

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Stratford Ghost Cruise

Ghost stories, magic and mind reading and other entertainment as you cruise down the River Avon. Booking is essential.

Bancroft Cruisers Landing Stage, Stratford-upon-Avon

Sat 27 Sep

£12 (Children £10) / 07855 760377

  • 19:00 – 21:00