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Operations Officer

Overview Title: Operations Officer, Scottish Storytelling Centre Salary: £24,016-£25,977 per annum (salary is subject to a pay and grading review) Location: Edinburgh Hours: 35 hours Closing date: Tuesday 1 February, 12:00pm Reference number: 02/22 You will play a pivotal role within the Scottish Storytelling Centre team by coordinating the day-to-day operation of the Centre including front of house, catering liaisons, John … Continued

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Box Office Supervisor

Overview Title: Box Office Supervisor, Scottish Storytelling Centre Salary: £24,016 – £25,977 per annum (salary is subject to a pay and grading review) Location: Edinburgh Hours: 35 hours Closing date: Tuesday 1 February, 12:00pm Reference number: 03/22 You will play a pivotal role within the Scottish Storytelling Centre team by overseeing and supervising the box office within the Centre, leading a … Continued

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Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #7

The seventh in the Traditional Music Forum‘s Spotify playlist series featuring musicians and bands from the Scotland Online Directory of Musicians. Each month a new playlist is created showcasing the fantastic traditional music Scotland has to offer. Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #7 is a Christmas playlist for December, featuring music from The Outside Track, … Continued

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We’re Celebrating Book Week Scotland with a Book Sale!

It’s Book Week Scotland! From the 15 – 21 November we’re joining the annual celebration of stories, books and reading, by hosting a book sale in our independent bookshop at the Scottish Storytelling Centre. Our offer? Buy any 2 books or more and get 10% off (excluding already discounted items), as well as 20% off … Continued

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Performances from the launch of the Scotland Online Directory of Musicians now on the TMF YouTube channel

You can now watch all the performances from the launch of the Scotland Online Directory of Musicians on the TMF YouTube channel. Amazing music from Maeve Mackinnon with Luc McNally & Ali Levack, Rachel Hair & Ron Jappy, and David Foley & Jack Smedley with Jenn Butterworth.

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Dee and Don Ceilidh Collective – Tuition Workshops

After a difficult 18 months for so many, the Dee and Don Ceilidh Collective are delighted to launch a series of workshops encouraging people to not only connect with their local landscape and each other online but to work with some of Scotland’s most revered traditional musicians to learn specially composed music and song. The … Continued

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SISF Art Challenge: Making Statues

After last year’s first-time success, the SISF Instagram art challenge returns due to popular demand! Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it. (Michelangelo) For this year’s SISF 6-day Instagram art challenge we are asking you to pick your personal heroes and to … Continued

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Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2021 Festival is revealed!

The programme for the 2021 Scottish International Storytelling Festival was revealed today as the festival theme ‘Imagine’ promises an eclectic mix of online events spanning across the globe and small-scale face-to-face events. Over 100 performers will take part in the festival and countries represented include USA, Colombia, Canada, Italy, Spain, England, Kenya, Northern Ireland, Holland, … Continued

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Stornoway studio to offer Gaelic musicians unique recording opportunity

Gaelic artists encouraged to apply for professional home recording grant  A Stornoway recording studio is giving 10 lucky Gaelic singers and Celtic musicians the chance to professionally record music from the comfort of their home as part of a new project promoting Gaelic language and culture. Funded by Creative Scotland, the Clàradh san Sgòth (Cloud … Continued

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Youth Engagement Project – Scots Fiddle Festival 2021

Calling all young fiddlers! This is your chance to open the Saturday night concert of the Scots Fiddle Festival 2021. Fiddlers/violinists aged 12-18* are encouraged to apply to be part of the Scots Fiddle Festival Youth Engagement Project (YEP) and perform at the Pleasance, Edinburgh, opening the concert on Saturday 20th November. This year’s YEP tutor is … Continued

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