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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in association with
Birra Moretti
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

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Thursday 8 December

Saturday 10 December

Sunday 11 December

Monday 12 December

Tuesday 13 December

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£5 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Wednesday 14 December

Thursday 15 December

Friday 16 December

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£6 0131 556 9579

Sunday 18 December

Monday 19 December

Tuesday 20 December

Thursday 22 December

Friday 23 December

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£5 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£5 0131 556 9579

Saturday 24 December

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£5 0131 556 9579

Sunday 25 December

Monday 26 December

Tuesday 27 December

Wednesday 28 December

Thursday 29 December

Friday 30 December

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£5 0131 556 9579

December’s play is The Burdies drawing on Hunting the Wren, a traditional midwinter tale, led by members of TRACS (Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland).

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£5 0131 556 9579

Begins with a performance of Play in a Day.

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Scottish Storytelling Centre
£4–£5 by donation 0131 556 9579

The Daft Days

Saturday 31 December

Sunday 1 January 2017

Monday 2 January 2017

Tuesday 3 January 2017

Wednesday 4 January 2017

Thursday 5 January 2017

Friday 6 January 2017

Saturday 7 January 2017

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Thursday 12 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Friday 13 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Saturday 14 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Sunday 15 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Monday 16 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 17 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£0–£5 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£0–£5 0131 556 9579

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Thursday 19 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£5 0131 556 9579

If on a Winter's Night with guest storyteller Jean Edmiston

Friday 20 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Saturday 21 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£5 0131 556 9579

Tam O'Shanter. Part of Scotland's Winter Festivals.

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£5 0131 556 9579

Burns Night family ceilidh.

Sunday 22 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Monday 23 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 24 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Celebrating Robert Burns.

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£25 0131 556 9579

Wednesday 25 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£25 0131 556 9579

Thursday 26 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Friday 27 January 2017

Saturday 28 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£5 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£5 0131 556 9579

Monday 30 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 31 January 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Thursday 2 February 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£8 (£6) 0131 556 9579

Friday 3 February 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£12 (£10) 0131 556 9579

Saturday 4 February 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£10 (£8) 0131 556 9579
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Thursday 9 February 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£5 0131 556 9579

Red Hearts & Blue Roses with Bea Ferguson

Saturday 11 February 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£24 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£0–£5 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£0–£5 0131 556 9579

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Friday 17 February 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£12 (£10) 0131 556 9579

Saturday 18 February 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£24 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free Adult with child; £5 Adult without child (Children £5) 0131 556 9579

Part of Audacious Women Festival.

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£12 (£10) 0131 556 9579
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Monday 20 February 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£6 (£4) 0131 556 9579

Part of Audacious Women Festival.

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£6 (£4) 0131 556 9579

Part of Audacious Women Festival.

Thursday 23 February 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£6 (£4) 0131 556 9579

Part of Part of the Audacious Women Festival.

Saturday 25 February 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Children £3 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£8 (£6) 0131 556 9579

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Saturday 4 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£8 (£6) 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 7 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
£8 (£6) 0131 556 9579
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Saturday 11 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Sunday 12 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Monday 13 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

St Patrick’s Day celebration.

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Thursday 16 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Friday 17 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Sunday 19 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Monday 20 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Thursday 23 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Friday 24 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Saturday 25 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Sunday 26 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Monday 27 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Thursday 30 March 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£15 (£12) 0131 556 9579

Friday 31 March 2017

Saturday 1 April 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
£8 (£6) 0131 556 9579

Sunday 2 April 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Monday 3 April 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 4 April 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Wednesday 5 April 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Thursday 6 April 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Friday 7 April 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Saturday 8 April 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Tuesday 2 May 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Part of TradFest.

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Scottish Storytelling Centre
Free 0131 556 9579

Part of Old Town Festival.

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