National Library of Scotland

National Library of Scotland
George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW
  • Box office 0131 623 3734
  • Opening times Exhibition opening hours: Mon–Fri 10am–8pm; Sat 10am–5pm; Sun 2–5pm
  • Website www.nls.uk
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Scotland’s largest library is located in the Old Town and holds a wide array of information on Scotland's knowledge, history and culture, with millions of books, manuscripts and maps covering every subject. The library hosts occasional events such as workshops, panel discussions and debates.

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There are 4 events at this location

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Gifting Every Child

What is the role of culture in contemporary education from the early years? This session explores some Scottish and international approaches. With presentations from Scotland, New Zealand and Singapore, it explores creative use of local and migrant cultural resources. The event includes an introduction to the National…

Mon 23 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3734

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Scotland meets India: An Auld Acquaintance

Join Deepa Kiran from India and Marion Kenny from Scotland for a spellbinding performance of music and stories, celebrating the long-standing friendship between the two countries and to mark the UK-India Year of Culture 2017.

Tue 24 Oct

Free but ticketed / 0131 623 3734

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Tales for Sale

Edinburgh’s renowned storyteller duo Macastory set up their stall to deal in tales of adventure, true crime, derring-do and love. Raiding the cellars of the National Library of Scotland, Ron and Fergus offer the pick of chapbooks, broadsides and scandal sheets – LIVE. Re-live an age when the people queued to buy the…

Mon 23 Oct

Free but ticketed / 0131 623 3734

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Tales from the New World

Join storyteller Mara Menzies as she shares her experiences and new-found stories gathered from extraordinary characters at festivals across Cuba, Utah and California. Tales from the indigenous peoples, stories that have sailed across oceans and stories created as the settlers arrived. A rich selection of tales that will…

Fri 27 Oct

Free but ticketed / 0131 623 3734

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

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