City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Poetry and 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

Sir Ian McKellen_BSL.jpg

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

Conrad Molleson - Gododdin

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.

Edinburgh International Festival 2013 Launches

Don Quichotte du Trocadéro José Montalvo

Frank Zappa, a Leonardo da Vinci anatomy exhibition, chinese heavy metal, and a theatrical journey to a "new Earth" can all be found at this year's

BURNSFEST at Scottish Storytelling Centre backed by Fiona Hyslop MSP

Christine Kydd

Over 250 years after his birth, Robert Burns’ influence on Scottish language and culture is alive and well.

Gaelic Culture, Music, Performance and Song Showcased at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

Gaelic musical traditions and influences are thriving throughout Scotland, with the strong impact of the Gaelic cultural revival over recent years heavily influenced by the inextricable link between l