Poetry and storytelling

Poetry and storytelling

Visiting performance storyteller, Xanthe Gresham Knight from London, pays a visit to the Scottish Storytelling Centre on Friday 30 January, to present her eighth show in the “Goddess” series.

Inspired by the likes of Edgar Allan Poe and Ambrose Bierce, Peapod Productions brings the ghostly tale of “The Moonlit Road” to Edinburgh.

Following its 2012 and 2013 Hogmanay celebrations, The Brunton is delighted to announce its Hogmanay celebrations in the Honest Toun for 2014.

Sunday 2 November sees the Glorious Half-Mile to Holyrood – the Canongate – come to life with a free afternoon of story sessions, walks and tours, followed by the book launch of John Fee’s ‘Old Town T

The name Bow-Tow is given to men and women who hail from the old fishing village Newhaven and symbolises their relationship between the land and sea.

From midday to midnight on the day before Scotland’s Referendum on Independence, The National Theatre of Scotland hosted a live twelve-hour celebration of Scottish music and spoken word written by Sco

To mark National Poetry Day on Thursday 2 October, and in the week of the Scottish premiere of WWI drama Regeneration, the King’s Theatre, in collaboration with the Touring Consortium Theatre

Border ballads, fiddle tunes, traditional tales and dances will be hot topics in Hawick at an upcoming gathering.

On Thursday 11 September the National Library of Scotland (NLS) hosted an event sponsored by Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation (BOSLIT) where three scholars and translators discussed