Scottish International Storytelling Festival
A festival that celebrates the art of yarn-spinning and tale-telling held at the award-winning Scottish Storytelling Centre on the Royal Mile and around Edinburgh and Lothians.
Programme details and venues for 2013 Scottish Storytelling Festival tbc, but will have a journey theme with tales of nomads, explorers, pilgrims and voyagers
As its title implies the Scottish International Storytelling Festival features many of the best storytellers from Highland and Lowland Scotland, from Scots who have travelled around the world, as well as visiting storytellers from overseas.
The festival also includes ceilidh nights, talks, discussions, film screenings, and "Meet the Storyteller" sessions.
- 2013: Once Upon a Journey.
- 2012: Once Upon a Story: Folktales of Europe
- 2011: Scotland and Old Europe
- 2010: "Eastern Routes", with guest storytellers from the East sharing their stories, traditions and culture.
- 2009: "Homelands"