COVID-19 Announcement

The Scottish Storytelling Centre, John Knox House and the Café are now open. Our Covid-19 Guidelines.


Autism Friendly Ceilidh – 16th October 2021, Fife

Join in with this fantastic Autism Friendly Ceilidh this October in Fife. This event is one of the many projects that received funding as part of the Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland’s ‘Getting People Dancing’ initiative.


Safely Returning to the Scottish Storytelling Centre

We are open again! We’ve loved having audiences back in the Scottish Storytelling Centre for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year. There has been such a buzz in the venue, and it’s warmed our hearts to see people in the Netherbow Theatre and performers being able to do what they do best again. Did you … Continued


Job Opportunity: Project Manager for new Scotland on Tour project

Active Events: Scotland on Tour   Role: Project Manager  Location: Home working  Reports To:  Executive Producer  Contract Terms:  40hrs per week with some weekend work and travel potentially required.   Contract Length: 1 October 2021 – 30 December 2022 with option to extend.  Fee: £28,000 per annum    Role Description: Project Manager  The successful candidate will manage an exciting new … Continued


The Edinburgh Festival Fringe at the Scottish Storytelling Centre 2021 Is Live!

After 18 months without live events, the Scottish Storytelling Centre is delighted to invite audiences back into the venue this August for the 2021 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with a programme of live and online shows that covers music, storytelling, spoken word, theatre and visual art. Eight live shows will be presented in the Netherbow Theatre, … Continued


Sruth: A new commission opportunity to celebrate Colmcille 1500

Colmcille1500 celebrates the life and legacy of St Columba, 1500 years from his birth. It promotes the heritage of the saint whose abbey of Iona linked Ireland, Scotland and beyond. To mark this year Fèisean nan Gàidheal, with support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig’s Colmcille Fund, is seeking proposals from a Gaelic-speaking musician, based in Scotland, … Continued


New survey for all Scottish music industry professionals

Freelance, part-time and full-time workers are encouraged to take part in the survey by The Scottish Music Industry Association and the University of Glasgow, centred around mapping and measuring the value of Scotland’s music industry. For more info and to take the survey now click here.


Book Launch – Folk Tales From The Garden By Donald Smith With Illustrations By Annalisa Salis

Folk Tales from the Garden connects us to the natural world through the tales, traditions, lore, plants and wildlife of gardens, ranging from back greens to country parks. It follows the seasons, providing observations, poems and stories for each of the twelve months of the gardening year. In Folk Tales from the Garden, you can … Continued


Directory of Musicians Spotify Playlist #2

This is the second in the Traditional Music Forum‘s series of Spotify playlists featuring musicians and bands from the Scotland Online Directory of Musicians. There will be a new playlist created each month with tracks from ten different musicians and bands from the directory, showcasing the fantastic traditional music Scotland has to offer. Directory of … Continued


Making Music with Neurodiverse Groups

Organised by the Traditional Music Forum, these online workshops are for tutors to develop skills in working with groups of neurodiverse musicians and learners. As non-formal teaching organisations look to work with more diverse groups of learners, tutors will need to acquire new skills. One of those groups is the neurodiverse. The term neurodiversity covers … Continued


Freelance Marketing Role

SCOTTISH STORYTELLING CENTRE & SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL Help deliver this year’s Fringe programme at SSC and support our Fringe participants, and venue team, through social media and web presence, working with the Programme and Festivals Manger. Then follow-on to assist the Marketing and Communications Manager and the venue team deliver this year’s hybrid Scottish … Continued

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