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Stories on the Way

Come and enjoy live storytelling in the relaxed setting of the Netherbow Theatre, where our amazing apprentice storytellers will show off their skills

Stories on the Way

About Stories on the Way

Come and enjoy live storytelling in the relaxed setting of the Netherbow Theatre, where our amazing apprentice storytellers will show off their skills and explore this quarter's theme.

Hosted by Janis Mackay, with a host of new storytelling voices to be announced.

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FISHING: Meet the Artist - Part of Edinburgh Tradfest 2024

4th May 2024

A chance to hear from artist Stephanïe Vandëm, whose exhibition FISHING is showing at the Scottish Storytelling Centre as part of Tradfest!

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Journey to the Isles - Part of Tradfest 2024

5th May 2024

A mesmerising glimpse into the landscapes, folktales and songs that inspired one of Scotland's great early collectors of traditional arts.

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Mini Mummers Parade Prep - Part of Edinburgh Tradfest 2024

5th May 2024

Join us at Scottish Storytelling Centre on 5th May for a fun morning of mask decoration, crafting and face painting ahead of the May Day Parade!

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Family Beltane - Part of Edinburgh Tradfest 2024

5th May 2024

This delightful Beltane Fire Society tradition allows parents to share in the magic of the Beltane story with their little ones through storytelling, face painting and arts & crafts.

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Book Launch: Yum by Susi Briggs - Part of Edinburgh Tradfest 2024

6th May 2024

Join Susi Briggs for stories in the cosy Storytelling Court to celebrate the launch of her new book Yum, illustrated by Charlotte Brayley and published by Foggie Toddle Books.

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Cafe Ceilidh - Part of Edinburgh Tradfest 2024

7th May 2024

Come along to a free afternoon session of traditional songs, music, poems and stories in the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 7nd May!

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Mochyn Myrddin: Merlin’s Pig - Part of Edinburgh Tradfest 2024

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Welsh storyteller Milly Jackdaw presents a fusion of traditional storytelling, physical theatre, music and ceremony in this solo performance based on the life of Myrddin.

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Welcome to an eclectic night of ancient myth, contemporary storytelling, post-folk music, and physical artistry at the Scottish Storytelling Centre as part of Tradfest.

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Join us at the Scottish Storytelling Centre for a very special evening of music from two of Finland’s most visionary musicians!

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Storytelling for Musicians with Svend-Erik Engh - Part of Tradfest 2024

11th May 2024

This workshop with Svend-Erik Engh is for musicians who want to be better storytellers on stage!

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A Jaunt Round Auld Reekie - Part of Edinburgh Tradfest 2024

11th May 2024

Join mad auld Auntie Bee and her long-suffering niece Bonnie McRee on a tour of Auld Reekie, past and present, real and imagined, without leaving the cosy Storytelling Court!

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Fire from the Woods - Part of Edinburgh Tradfest 2024

11th May 2024

By reimagining old tales from Lithuania and around the world, storyteller Daiva Ivanauskaitė and musician Gaynor Barradell explore the silence between generations.

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Edinburgh Tradfest: Easy Sundays: Family Ceilidh

12th May 2024

Come with family and friends to dance Scottish dances and sing well-known songs with the Minnow Ceilidh Band at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 12th May!

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The First Wave and the Last - Part of Edinburgh Tradfest 2024

12th May 2024

Berwickshire Coastal Arts bring you a reflection of what it means to live, and want to live, in a coastal community.

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Sangs and Clatter / Piosenki i Gwar

21st May 2024

Enjoy Scottish and Polish songs and poems, including those of our national bard Robert Burns, and the music of Ukraine at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 21st May!

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Stories on the Way: When Yellow’s On the Broom

22nd May 2024

Come and enjoy live storytelling in the relaxed setting of the Netherbow Theatre on 22nd May, where our amazing apprentice storytellers will show off their skills!

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The Yellow Canary

28th May 2024 - 30th May 2024

The Yellow Canary is based on a true story and is a leap into the imagination of a young boy as he attempts to escape the horrors of war, exploring love, loss, and what it means to flee your home.

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Cèilidh Mhòr Bothan

31st May 2024

Bothan Dhùn Èideann is celebrating its 21st Anniversary with an excellent evening of stories, songs, music and dance on Friday 31st May at the Scottish Storytelling Centre. The event is in Gaelic.

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The Moira Trilogy

1st June 2024

Alan Bissett will bring all three Moira Monologues, giving audiences the chance to experience Moira's hilarious journey in a single sitting, to the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 1st June!

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