City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Poetry and storytelling


Burnsfest: A Feast of Spoken Word, Music, Supper, Debate and Art

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The Scottish Storytelling Centre continues its tradition of spreading the Burns love with Burnsfest, ensuring everyone can access Robert Burns.

Book Review: Tammy Norrie – The Hoose Daemon of Seahouses by William Hershaw

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Does a house contain life within beyond mere bricks and mortar? If Tammy Norrie – The Hoose Daemon of Seahouses is to be believed, it resolutely does.

A Moose in the Hoose, Brunton Theatre, Review

Sonsie Music’s adaptation of A Moose in the Hoose adds up to some finely tuned children’s storytelling.

Goblin's Story

You should not peep at Goblin men...

Every day Goblin sits on his rock in his forest. Sometimes the other goblins talk to him; most of the time they don’t.

Edinburgh’s "Smallest Festival" On City's Highest Point: Arthur's Seat

Arthur's Seat Summit

In October, the Scottish Poetry Library will launch "Lugs Tae Arthurs Seat", dubbed Scotland’s "smallest festival".

Life and Deaf bring BSL event to Storytelling Centre

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Between Monday 8 and Wednesday 24 July, the Life & Deaf Association will be travelling the length and breadth of the UK in their VW camper van, Heidi, to spread a positive message of deaf awareness an

Step back in history and entertain the kids at TradFest this weekend

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As part of TradFest, Edinburgh’s newest Festival, the Storytelling Centre have put together a series of events for youngsters (5-14yrs) to enjoy a feast of culture with fun storytelling, song, theatre

Tradfest: A Feast of Culture in the Festival City

 Tradfest, Edinburgh's newest festival, will see over twelve days of music, song, storytelling, dance, crafts, folk drama, and environme

2013 Imaginate Festival, Scotland’s international festival of performing arts for children

Chalk About

This year’s Imaginate Festival, Scotland’s international festival of performing arts for children and young people, runs from Monday 6 May to Mon

I Knew a Man Called Livingstone

I Knew a Man Called Livingstone

200 years on, meet David Livingstone through the eyes of the Africans who knew him.