Scottish Storytelling Centre St Andrew's Day


Tuesday 26th November


2pm - Cafe Ceilidh: St Andrew's Celebration

Join Linten Adie and friends from the Scots Music Group for a free afternoon of songs and music in the Storytelling Court, celebrating the upcoming Saint Andrew's Day.


Saturday 30th November


11am - Haggis, Neeps & Mrs Mash!

Join Mrs Mash the Storytelling Cook for a St Andrew's Day celebration of Scotland's amazing stories and its fantastic food! Hear of tremendous turnips, marvel at the favourite food of Scottish fairies and have a go at making your own butter to tame runaway oatcakes...Tales, songs and joining in fun for all the family. For ages 4+

Tickets £5 per child


3pm - Tales of a Grandson: My Story of Scotland

Part 1: The Gaberlunzie man: "From what I can gather..."
Inspired by Tales of a Grandfather, Sir Walter Scott's celebrated history of Scotland, storyteller Andy Cannon set off on a yearlong quest throughout Scotland to gather together the myriad stories of our nation's colourful past and bring them together in an epic storytelling experience for children and grown-ups alike. Throughout his journey, Andy will be telling many tales and sharing what he has discovered on his way. The Gaberlunzie Man is the first chapter in this new saga of our past. For Adults and 8+

£6 (£4)


7.30pm - A Harvest of Songs: The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection

Some of the most acclaimed singers in Scotland come together to perform songs and music from The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection – a treasure trove of songs associated with the North East of Scotland. A wonderful opportunity to celebrate these songs on St. Andrew’s Day in the Netherbow Theatre. Featuring Frieda Morrison, Aileen Carr, Steve Byrne, Lucy Pringle, Sarah Beattie, Jo Miller, Alison McMorland and Geordie McIntyre, as well as special guest Fraser Fifield.

£8 (£6)


2pm - Treisurs O Sang: Discovering the Greig Duncan Collection

Frieda Morrison and Aileen Carr uncover the riches of Scotland's greatest folk song collection, for the enjoyment of singers and folk enthusiasts alike. Sample the riches of balladry, lyric and bothy ballad, and learn from experienced performers how to tackle this wonderful material in your own way. Don’t miss tie-in concert, A Harvest of Songs: The Greig- Duncan Folk Song Collection at the Storytelling Centre on the same evening as part of the annual Scotland Sings Festival, organised by Hands Up for Trad.

£18 (£15 for Storytelling Network members)



Contact Details

Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR

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