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Novel Ideas Showcase

Come along to the Scottish Storytelling Centre and listen to novel writing students, on Janis Mackay's one year novel writing course, share an excerpt from their work in progress.

Novel Ideas Showcase

About Novel Ideas Showcase

Come along and listen to novel writing students, on Janis Mackay's one year novel writing course, share an excerpt from their work in progress.

All eleven writing students have been working on novels, and this informal gathering is an opportunity to hear authors read their work, and speak a little about their writing process.

An ideal afternoon event for people who love novels, and who are interested in the process of writing one!

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Nora and Jim

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The Scottish Premiere Tour of 'Nora and Jim', A One-Act Play by Nora Connolly, comes to the Scottish Storytelling Centre on Wednesday 6th March!

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Book Launch: Time to Play by Norma Allan

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Join Norma Allan to celebrate the publication of Time to Play, her collection of poems on old age, at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 6th March!

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8th March 2024

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The Girls' Own Guide to Surviving History is a light-hearted look at the serious challenges faced by women through the centuries, told in the style of a Boys' Own adventure book!

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The TAM Sessions is an open and informal trad session, but with the lovely additional invitation to bring your sewing, knitting, crochet, or any other crafting project that you enjoy.

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Strange Town Theatre brings 'You Don’t Know This Yet' to the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 14th March.

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Tall Tales Oscar

16th March 2024

Join us for a special storytelling come all ye in celebration of the hilarious, mysterious or often just plain ridiculous tall tales that have been shared in the Netherbow Theatre across the years!

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Donnchadh Bàn at 300

20th March 2024

This event celebrates the life and work of Duncan Ban MacIntyre through his own words and music, performed by some of Scotland’s greatest singers and performers, at The Scottish Storytelling Centre.

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21st March 2024

Welcome to an eclectic night of ancient myth, contemporary storytelling, post-folk music, and physical artistry at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 21st March!

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Fixed Assets Album Launch with Seán Gray

29th March 2024

Ayrshire guitarist and singer Seán Gray is launching his debut album 'Fixed Assets' at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 29th March!

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Join Edinburgh's own Burgh Blatherers for the second of a regular open-floor storytelling night taking place throughout the year!

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Join Lindsey Gibb and Nicola Wright for a whirlwind tour of the life beyond the ice of the legendary polar explorer Ernest Shackleton at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 10th April.

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