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The Dandelion Project: Dig Where You Stand Resource

The Dandelion Project, a creative celebration of growing and community, has published a great new ethnological resource for schools and community groups. The ‘Dig Where You Stand’ resource, created by TRACS’ friends and creative ethnologists, Steve Byrne, Gary West and Mairi McFadyen, provides an introduction to the cultural heritage, traditions, folklore, customs and crafts associated … Continued

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Pomegranates

Words by Iliyana Nedkova and Eleanor Sinclair. Video by Euan Gilmour and Nic Gareiss. Images by Iliyana Nedkova The first iteration of Pomegranates – a mini-festival of traditional international dance – initiated and curated by the Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland – was conceived to mark International Dance Day on 29 and 30 April 2022 … Continued

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Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #13

Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #13 42 mins of fantastic music from Scotland’s wonderful traditional musicians, including Tiernan Courell, Hannah Rarity, Fred Morrison, Gráinne Brady & Tina Jordan Rees, Ciaran Ryan, Twelfth Day, Alastair Savage, Dougie MacLean & Jamie MacLean, and Kim Carnie. Follow the TMF on Spotify to hear all our playlists

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Traditional Music Forum’s Make Music Day 2022 – Everyone Welcome

Tuesday 21st June 2022, 10.30am – 12pm Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Join the Traditional Music Forum for an inclusive event to celebrate Make Music Day 2022! Led by Gica Loening (Fun Fiddle), over the morning we will learn a simple tune as a group and enjoy the process of making music together on this special … Continued

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Writing and Performing Workshop For Queer Folks’ Tales Storytellers

We have a training and performance opportunity for aspiring LGBTQ+ storytellers in Edinburgh. The Scottish Storytelling Centre and Bona Broadcasting Ltd together produce Queer Folks’ Tales a bi-monthly storytelling evening for LGBTQ+ stories to be told live on stage. The events for 2022 are funded by the City of Edinburgh’s Diversity and Inclusion Fund and … Continued

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Visitor Services Assistant

Overview Title: Visitor Services Assistant Salary: £18,600 – £20,139 per annum Location: Edinburgh Hours: 35 hours per week, Fixed term – 30 June 2023 Closing date: 12noon Monday, 30 May 2022 Vacancy Ref: 16/22 You will play a pivotal role within the Scottish Storytelling Centre team through the provision of outstanding customer service for visitors to … Continued

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Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #12

Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #12 46 minutes of fantastic Scottish music in our 12th Directory of Musicians playlist – with music from The Canny Band, Sarah Markey, Dallahan, Kinnaris Quintet, Mike Vass, Rory Matheson & Graham Rorie, Aidan O’Rourke, Karen Marshalsay, Ainsley Hamill, and Graeme Armstrong. Follow the TMF on Spotify to hear all our … Continued

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Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2022 – Open Call for Creative Proposals

Open Call for Creative Proposals “Interpreting Scotland” Through the struggles of recent times, storytelling has been embraced as an art form because of what it offers to communities, families and artists at a time when human contacts and relationships have been under pressure. What now for our personal and collective narratives? Help re-shape Scotland’s sense … Continued

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Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #11

Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #11 39 minutes of fantastic Scottish music in our 11th Directory of Musicians playlist – with music from Ally Forsyth, Ewen Henderson, Adam Holmes, Breabach, Gráinne Brady, Eabhal, Kim Carnie, Euan McLaughlin & Tom Spirals, Savourna Stevenson, and Trail West. Follow the TMF on Spotify to hear all our playlists

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TRACS Traditional Arts Mentoring

TRACS is delighted to be delivering a programme of Traditional Arts Mentoring, with the support of Creative Scotland. The aim is to support professional development in the traditional arts through sharing knowledge, skills and experience. What is mentoring? Mentoring is a process in which an experienced individual helps another person to develop goals and skills … Continued

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