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A Night of Poetry, Storytelling and Theatre

An evening of storytelling presented by Sharp Teeth featuring performances from Helena Middleton, Stephanie Kempson, Rebecca Tantony and Andrew Kelly.

The Arts House, Bristol

Sun 5 Apr

Pay what you can / 01179 422 222

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 28 Apr

£5 / 0131 558 7272

Tue 26 May

£5 / 0131 558 7272

Burkers and Bodysnatchers

Hear gruesome tales of stolen corpses and the dirty doings of surgeons, students and resurrectionists.

Marischal College (University of Aberdeen)

Wed 22 Apr


Edinburgh’s Criminal Underbelly – (Fact and Fiction)

Saints & Sinners Walking Tours Edinburgh is a city of stark contrasts. On one side there is the cultured gentile set, then on the other a darker sinister underbelly that lurks in alleyways, graveyards and houses of ill repute. This tour gives an overview of some of the locations, incidents, people and events…

Saints & Sinners, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Aug

Saints & Sinners Walking Tour

£10 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 15 Aug

Saints & Sinners Walking Tour

£10 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 22 Aug

Saints & Sinners Walking Tour

£10 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 5 Sep

Electric Tales

A blended mix of comedy and storytelling, making for a chilled night of funny yarns and verse told by a range of performers, with the sole aim of cheering you up.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 14 Apr

£5 (£4) / 0131 558 7272

Tue 12 May

£5 (£4) / 0131 558 7272

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Hearth and Home

Gather round and make yourselves comfortable for this wonderfully cosy and entertaining evening! With a drink from the bar and some warming stovies, we are sharing the evocative music and poetry traditionally enjoyed around the glowing hearth of every home, carefully picked from our amazing archive. The Tarfside…

The Glenesk Retreat & Folk Museum, Brechin

Fri 15 May

£7 including stovies, Under 12s £2 / 01356 670304

Part of Festival of Museums.

High Spirits At The Room

Mostly Ghostly present an evening of paranormal happenings, with stories and a ghost hunting workshop.

Troqueer Arms, Dumfries

Sat 23 May


Legends and Lore

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

Lochmaben Castle, Lockerbie

Sun 5 Apr

£8.94–£11 / 07791 047835

Night at the Museum: WW1 and RMS Lusitania

Come along for this unique evening that literally throws light on the subject of the RMS Lusitania. For one night only, we'll be illuminating the awe-inspiring naval feature in the magnificent main hall bringing the story of the Lusitania to life. Adding to the atmosphere will be a series of film and pictorial memories…

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 15 May

Free / 0141 330 4221

Part of Festival of Museums.

The Secret Room

Travel back in time to a secret room in the castle whose mysterious past is conjured up by a cast of storytellers and magicians.

Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh

Tue 30 Jun

£20 (£18) / 0131 228 1155

Part of Edinburgh International Magic Festival.

Story Ceilidh

A performance of Scottish traditional stories of the sea, witches, magic, love, loss and humour accompanied by original live music. Presented by Alex Patience, originally from Fraserburgh but with fisher family connections to the Black Isle and to Lewis.

Stonehaven Town Hall

Sat 9 May

£9 (£8; Children £6) / 01569 765341

Tenx9: Beginnings

A storytelling night where nine people have up to ten minutes each to tell a real story from their lives. Each night has a theme.

The Glad Café, Glasgow

Tue 21 Apr

Free / 0141 636 6119

Theme is hindsight