Scottish Storytelling Centre

Scottish Storytelling Centre
43–45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR
  • Telephone 0131 556 9579
  • Seasonal times Sep 1–Jul 31: Mon–Sat 10am–6pm; closed Sun. Jul 1–Aug 31: Mon–Sat 10am–6pm; Sun noon–6pm.
  • Admission Free entry to SSC; John Knox House £5 (£4; children £1; under 7s free).
  • Email
  • Website www.tracscotland.org/scottish-storytelling-centre
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Scottish Storytelling Centre

A stylish contemporary building appended to the 15th-century home of Protestant reformer John Knox, housing materials relating to Scotland's rich oral culture. Located on the Royal Mile, the Centre incorporates historic John Knox House, the 99-seat Netherbow Theatre and the George Mackay Brown Library, and is the headquarters of the Scottish Storytelling Network. It is also home to the Storytelling Café, and is heavily involved in festival events throughout the year.

  • Provides: Wheelchair access

Events at this venue

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Wednesday 29 January

£5 (£3; Members £2.50) 0131 556 9579

Thursday 30 January

£12 (£10; Members £9.50 Storytelling Centre Supporter) 01315569579

Saturday 1 February

£26 (Members £20) 0131 556 9579

Sunday 2 February

£10 (Members £8 Storytelling Forum Members) 01315569579

Saturday 8 February

£26 (Members £20 Storytelling Forum Members) 01315569579
Children £5; accompanying adult free free, maximum two adults 0131 556 9579
£6 (£6; Members £5.50 Storytelling Centre Supporter) 01315569579

Tuesday 11 February

Free Accompanying Adult Ticket (Children £5) 01315569579
Free Accompanying Adult Ticket (Children £5) 01315569579

Wednesday 12 February

£5 (£3; Members £2.50) 0131 556 9579

Thursday 13 February

£5 (Members £4.50 Storytelling Centre Supporter) 01315569579

Friday 14 February

Saturday 15 February

Wednesday 26 February

£5 (£3; Members £2.50) 0131 556 9579

Friday 6 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579
£8 (£6) 01315569579

Saturday 7 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579
£26 (Storytelling Forum Member £20) 0131 556 9579

Sunday 8 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Monday 9 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Tuesday 10 March

Free Accompanying Adult Ticket (Children £5) 01315569579
Free non-ticketed 01315569579
Free Accompanying Adult Ticket (Children £5) 01315569579

Wednesday 11 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579
£5 (£3; Members £2.50) 0131 556 9579

Thursday 12 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579
£5 (Members £4.50 Storytelling Centre Supporter) 01315569579

Friday 13 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Saturday 14 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Sunday 15 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Monday 16 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Tuesday 17 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579
Free 0131 556 9579

Cafe Ceilidh: Celebrating St Patrick's Day

Wednesday 18 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Thursday 19 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Friday 20 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579
£10 (£8; Members £7.50 Storytelling Centre Supporter) 01315569579

Saturday 21 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579
£8 (£6) 0131 556 9579

Sunday 22 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Monday 23 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Tuesday 24 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Wednesday 25 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579
£5 (£3; Members £2.50) 0131 556 9579

Thursday 26 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Friday 27 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579

Saturday 28 March

Free non-ticketed 01315569579
£26 (Traditional Music Forum Members £20) 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 5 May

Free 0131 555 7668

Tuesday 16 June

Free 0131 555 7668

Friday 16 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Saturday 17 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Sunday 18 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Monday 19 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 20 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Wednesday 21 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Thursday 22 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Friday 23 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Saturday 24 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Sunday 25 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579
Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Monday 26 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 27 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Wednesday 28 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Thursday 29 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Friday 30 October

Times & prices vary 0131 556 9579

Saturday 31 October

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