What We Do

Bringing together Scotland's performance traditions.

Trad Arts have enjoyed a long and meaningful history in Scotland. For centuries, these art forms served as the main outlet for our creative minds and energies, the vehicle for our emotions & the catalyst in bringing us together.

Some of these traditions have broad roots. Others have been more recently developed. But whatever their origins, they continue to have great significance & value for us today.

Traditional Arts & Culture Scotland (TRACS) brings together Scotland's performance traditions – storytelling, music & dance – to encourage and support collaboration across art forms, and effectively promote traditional art activities, developing partnerships with organisations that can benefit from our resources.

Click 'Play Video' to hear more from TRACS Chair, Gary West.

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Delve into the richness of Scotland’s intangible heritage.

Search our database of traditional arts resources, divided into three main categories: dance, music & storytelling.

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Latest News

The Latest from TRACS

Raspberry Ripple: Giving a voice to women’s stories around sexuality

The Scottish Storytelling Forum (SSF) is a membership organisation, dedicated to keeping the art of live oral storytelling alive and growing...
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Air Iomall – 21st August 2019 @ CCA, Glasgow

AIR IOMALL – CHARLIE GREY & JOSEPHY PEACH 21ST AUGUST 2019, 8PM @ CCA GLASGOW From Scottish duo Charlie Grey and...
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Mull of Kintyre Music Festival, 21st – 25th August 2019

MOK Fest Rocks Wee Toon The Mull of Kintyre Music Festival looks set to rock the town with some of the...
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