City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Poetry and storytelling

Edinburgh University's St Andrew's Day Celebration

A celebration of Scotland's spoken and musical traditions. Free, but booking required via web site

Scottish Storytelling Centre Marks St Andrews Day

On Saturday 28th November, the Scottish Storytelling Centre has a special treat for all ages with a free, drop-in afternoon that brings all generations together in a celebration of yarns with Between the Generations: Sharing the Stories from 2pm to 4.30pm.  

This event brings together all aspects of storytelling and the afternoon will build bridges between the generations through storytelling, highlight basic storytelling skills and ensure that all participants have fun!

City Chambers Plaque To Recognise Edinburgh Makars

Edinburgh Makar Ron Butlin

A new plaque recognising the contribution of Edinburgh's Makars, a local version of the poet laureate, is to be unveiled in the City Chambers, tomorrow morning. The plaque will be unveiled by the current Edinburgh makar, Ron Butlin, on his 60th birthday.