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Coalmining communities to show their films of action on the big screen

Films made by a number of Scottish coalmining communities reflecting their experiences during lockdown will be screened at a special event on Wednesday 29 June in the Scottish Storytelling Centre.The evening’s programme includes three...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Mara Menzies: The Illusion of Truth*****

  ‘So you are here for the truth – but what is that?’ In today’s world of ‘false truths’ it’s hard to know what we can believe. How can we make sensible decisions when none of...

Cyrenians launch a new film today at The Scottish Storytelling Centre

A unique and innovative approach to supporting vulnerable young people who have been homeless is being showcased in an engaging short film to be premiered later today (but there is a sneaky wee trailer below......) Devised...

Through Border Eyes: Sir Walter Scott and John Buchan

We all like to think we know about Sir Walter Scott; plenty of us have visited Abbotsford, his beloved Borders home - we may even have seen Ivanhoe (the film version, that is...), and...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

 MONDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2014Metals and Marble: an exhibition of contemporary metal and marble sculpture by Chris Muirhead and Simon Burns-Cox, displayed in the gallery with its 17th century Renaissance hand-painted ceiling. 9am-6pm today and everyday until 25th October 2014, Gladstone's...

Preview – Just Independent Asian Film Festival

WhileIndia is today seen as a vibrant and dynamic world player, mention Cambodia and many of us will still think only of brutality, suffering and war - the infamous 'Killing Fields.' The just Independent...

St Andrew’s Day at The Scottish Storytelling Centre

Following on from fantastic activities last year, the Scottish Storytelling Centre celebrates and enjoys Scotland’s national day at the home of Scotland’s Stories with St Andrew’s Day celebrations as part of Scotland’s Winter Festivals.Scots...

Sophie Ramsay at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

On Saturday evening 2 November 2013, Perthshire singer-songwriter Sophie Ramsay is launching her long awaited album The Glassy Mountain at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in the Netherbow on the High Street. She will be...

Napier Drama Society presents Carpe Jugulum – 26th-28th March 2013

Following the success of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Fantastic Mr Fox last year, Napier University Drama Society (NUDS) Easter performance this year will be Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett. Promising to take...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Puppet State Theatre bark up the right ‘Trees’

[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/55913457" params="auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=8434b2" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /]Edinburgh Reporter Radio came face-to-face with a puppet pooch when it visited the Scottish Storytelling Centre to hear about 'The Man Who Planted Trees'.The irreverent Dog – who...

Wojtek the Bear at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

Wojtek the Bear by Raymond Raszkowski RossDirected by Corinne Harris: Scottish Storytelling Centre 6– 9 June 2012A bear takes to the stage in Theatre Objektiv’s new production. A unique bear: Wojtek the Soldier Bear who fought with the...

Edinburgh Author Shortlisted for Scottish Children’s Book Awards

Local writer Nicola Morgan is one of 9 authors to be shortlisted for the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2011, the Scottish Book Trust announced today.Nicola has had around 90 books published, including home learning...

What’s on this week? 22nd November 2010

You really know Christmas is coming when the lights go on all over town! Edinburgh's Christmas will be open from 10 am on Thursday 25th November 2010, when the Edinburgh Wheel starts turning,...

What’s on this week – 15th November

The Book Group II meets on 18th November at 7.30pm at The Edinburgh Bookshop to discuss the book they have just read by Adam Foulds called The Quickening Maze. They welcome new members anytime....


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