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Workshop, Storytelling, Development

Further into Stories

(Sat 13 Apr: 10.30am) A hands-on, practical introduction to developing your live storytelling skills, with leading storyteller Ruth Kirkpatrick. This participative session takes you a step further in exploring your own storytelling talent in various contexts and situations. Let out your inner storyteller and learn to hone your skills. For storytellers with some amount of experience. ~~~~~~~~~~ Our participatory sessions are designed to help you improve your skills and share your experiences with fellow storytelling enthusiasts. This carefully curated workshop programme offers you the chance to work with highly-skilled and experienced artists, giving you guidance on improving your practice and discovering your own talent. Did you know? Members of the Scottish Storytelling Forum are entitled to discounted rates on our storytelling workshops. For more information on memberships please visit the Storytelling Forum website. ~~~~~~~~~~ Pay it Forward If you are willing and able to donate a workshop place to another person, you now can! Click the button above and select the ticket price to donate. We will then be able to offer a free place to someone who would not have been able to attend otherwise. If you feel the Pay It Forward scheme would benefit you and would like to request a free ticket please email our Reception Team where you will be allocated a ticket if available. We hold 1 space per workshop for Pay It Forward requests.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

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Trad Arts, Development, Workshop, Conference, Songwriting

NASC Workshop: "Traditional" Songwriting

(Sat 23 Mar: 11:30am) We are pleased to welcome the third North Atlantic Song Convention to the Scottish Storytelling Centre from Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2024. This exciting event will bring together singers and supporters from around the world to celebrate and learn about our rich song traditions. The convention features a variety of talks, workshops, panels, song circles, concerts, and more, all designed to support, encourage, and develop three primary audiences: grassroots community and non-professionals, academics, educationalists, archives, and professional artists and industry. Guests include: Linus Orri, Eilidh Cormack, Josie Duncan, Professor Mairéad Nic Craith, Bláithín Mac Cana, Tom Besford, Emma Björling, David Francis, Brian Ó hEadhra and Dr Esbjörn Wettermark. Purchase a Delegate Pass to make the most of the Convention. Passes are priced at £30 (Day Pass) or £60 (Weekend Pass), with Student Passes priced at £15 and £30 respectively. These will allow you to book free tickets for all events. Events are individually ticketed and will be onsale from Mon 8 January 2024. For more details and a full schedule please visit the North Atlantic Song website.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue George Mackay Brown Library

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Conference, Trad Arts, Development, Song

NASC Workshop: English Song

(Fri 22 Mar: 2:30pm) We are pleased to welcome the third North Atlantic Song Convention to the Scottish Storytelling Centre from Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2024. This exciting event will bring together singers and supporters from around the world to celebrate and learn about our rich song traditions. The convention features a variety of talks, workshops, panels, song circles, concerts, and more, all designed to support, encourage, and develop three primary audiences: grassroots community and non-professionals, academics, educationalists, archives, and professional artists and industry. Guests include: Linus Orri, Eilidh Cormack, Josie Duncan, Professor Mairéad Nic Craith, Bláithín Mac Cana, Tom Besford, Emma Björling, David Francis, Brian Ó hEadhra and Dr Esbjörn Wettermark. Purchase a Delegate Pass to make the most of the Convention. Passes are priced at £30 (Day Pass) or £60 (Weekend Pass), with Student Passes priced at £15 and £30 respectively. These will allow you to book free tickets for all events. Events are individually ticketed and will be onsale from Mon 8 January 2024. For more details and a full schedule please visit the North Atlantic Song website.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue George Mackay Brown Library

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Conference, Trad Arts, Development, Song

NASC Workshop: Icelandic Song

(Sat 23 Mar: 10am) We are pleased to welcome the third North Atlantic Song Convention to the Scottish Storytelling Centre from Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2024. This exciting event will bring together singers and supporters from around the world to celebrate and learn about our rich song traditions. The convention features a variety of talks, workshops, panels, song circles, concerts, and more, all designed to support, encourage, and develop three primary audiences: grassroots community and non-professionals, academics, educationalists, archives, and professional artists and industry. Guests include: Linus Orri, Eilidh Cormack, Josie Duncan, Professor Mairéad Nic Craith, Bláithín Mac Cana, Tom Besford, Emma Björling, David Francis, Brian Ó hEadhra and Dr Esbjörn Wettermark. Purchase a Delegate Pass to make the most of the Convention. Passes are priced at £30 (Day Pass) or £60 (Weekend Pass), with Student Passes priced at £15 and £30 respectively. These will allow you to book free tickets for all events. Events are individually ticketed and will be onsale from Mon 8 January 2024. For more details and a full schedule please visit the North Atlantic Song website.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue George Mackay Brown Library

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Workshop, Conference, Development, Song

NASC Workshop: Irish Song

(Sat 23 Mar: 3:30pm) We are pleased to welcome the third North Atlantic Song Convention to the Scottish Storytelling Centre from Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2024. This exciting event will bring together singers and supporters from around the world to celebrate and learn about our rich song traditions. The convention features a variety of talks, workshops, panels, song circles, concerts, and more, all designed to support, encourage, and develop three primary audiences: grassroots community and non-professionals, academics, educationalists, archives, and professional artists and industry. Guests include: Linus Orri, Eilidh Cormack, Josie Duncan, Professor Mairéad Nic Craith, Bláithín Mac Cana, Tom Besford, Emma Björling, David Francis, Brian Ó hEadhra and Dr Esbjörn Wettermark, with further guests announced soon. Purchase a Delegate Pass to make the most of the Convention. Passes are priced at £30 (Day Pass) or £60 (Weekend Pass), with Student Passes priced at £15 and £30 respectively. These will allow you to book free tickets for all events. Events are individually ticketed and will be on general public sale from Mon 8 January 2024. For more details and a full schedule please visit the North Atlantic Song website.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue George Mackay Brown Library

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Trad Arts, Development, Song, Workshop, Conference

NASC Workshop: Recording and Releasing Folk Song

(Sat 23 Mar: 2pm) We are pleased to welcome the third North Atlantic Song Convention to the Scottish Storytelling Centre from Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2024. This exciting event will bring together singers and supporters from around the world to celebrate and learn about our rich song traditions. The convention features a variety of talks, workshops, panels, song circles, concerts, and more, all designed to support, encourage, and develop three primary audiences: grassroots community and non-professionals, academics, educationalists, archives, and professional artists and industry. Guests include: Linus Orri, Eilidh Cormack, Josie Duncan, Professor Mairéad Nic Craith, Bláithín Mac Cana, Tom Besford, Emma Björling, David Francis, Brian Ó hEadhra and Dr Esbjörn Wettermark. Purchase a Delegate Pass to make the most of the Convention. Passes are priced at £30 (Day Pass) or £60 (Weekend Pass), with Student Passes priced at £15 and £30 respectively. These will allow you to book free tickets for all events. Events are individually ticketed and will be onsale from Mon 8 January 2024. For more details and a full schedule please visit the North Atlantic Song website.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue George Mackay Brown Library

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Conference, Trad Arts, Development, Song

NASC Workshop: Welsh Song

(Fri 22 Mar: 4pm) We are pleased to welcome the third North Atlantic Song Convention to the Scottish Storytelling Centre from Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2024. This exciting event will bring together singers and supporters from around the world to celebrate and learn about our rich song traditions. The convention features a variety of talks, workshops, panels, song circles, concerts, and more, all designed to support, encourage, and develop three primary audiences: grassroots community and non-professionals, academics, educationalists, archives, and professional artists and industry. Guests include: Linus Orri, Eilidh Cormack, Josie Duncan, Professor Mairéad Nic Craith, Bláithín Mac Cana, Tom Besford, Emma Björling, David Francis, Brian Ó hEadhra and Dr Esbjörn Wettermark. Purchase a Delegate Pass to make the most of the Convention. Passes are priced at £30 (Day Pass) or £60 (Weekend Pass), with Student Passes priced at £15 and £30 respectively. These will allow you to book free tickets for all events. Events are individually ticketed and will be onsale from Mon 8 January 2024. For more details and a full schedule please visit the North Atlantic Song website.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue George Mackay Brown Library

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Workshop, Storytelling, Development

Starting with Stories

(Sat 16 Mar: 10:30am) A hands-on, practical introduction to live storytelling and the associated skills. Storyteller Janis Mackay leads this participatory session for anyone curious about discovering and developing their own storytelling talent. Let out your inner storyteller and learn to craft your skills. For new and aspiring storytellers. Janis Mackay is an award-winning storyteller and author based in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she also teaches creative writing. She is the author of The Fairy Song, The Selkie Girl, and the Magnus Fin and Accidental Time Traveller trilogies. Janis also facilitates the Scottish Storytelling Forum's Apprentice Storyteller programme. ~~~~~~~~~~ Our participatory sessions are designed to help you improve your skills and share your experiences with fellow storytelling enthusiasts. This carefully curated workshop programme offers you the chance to work with highly-skilled and experienced artists, giving you guidance on improving your practice and discovering your own talent. Did you know? Members of the Scottish Storytelling Forum are entitled to discounted rates on our storytelling workshops. For more information on memberships please visit the Storytelling Forum website. ~~~~~~~~~~ Pay it Forward If you are willing and able to donate a workshop place to another person, you now can! Click the button above and select the ticket price to donate. We will then be able to offer a free place to someone who would not have been able to attend otherwise. If you feel the Pay It Forward scheme would benefit you and would like to request a free ticket please email our Reception Team where you will be allocated a ticket if available. We hold 1 space per workshop for Pay It Forward requests.

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Further into Stories

(Sat 13 Apr: 10.30am) A hands-on, practical introduction to developing your live storytelling skills, with leading storyteller Ruth Kirkpatrick. This participative session takes you a step further in exploring your own storytelling talent in various contexts and situations. Let out your inner storyteller and learn to hone your skills. For storytellers with some amount of experience. ~~~~~~~~~~ Our participatory sessions are designed to help you improve your skills and share your experiences with fellow storytelling enthusiasts. This carefully curated workshop programme offers you the chance to work with highly-skilled and experienced artists, giving you guidance on improving your practice and discovering your own talent. Did you know? Members of the Scottish Storytelling Forum are entitled to discounted rates on our storytelling workshops. For more information on memberships please visit the Storytelling Forum website. ~~~~~~~~~~ Pay it Forward If you are willing and able to donate a workshop place to another person, you now can! Click the button above and select the ticket price to donate. We will then be able to offer a free place to someone who would not have been able to attend otherwise. If you feel the Pay It Forward scheme would benefit you and would like to request a free ticket please email our Reception Team where you will be allocated a ticket if available. We hold 1 space per workshop for Pay It Forward requests.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue Training Venue

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Trad Arts, Development, Workshop, Conference, Songwriting

NASC Workshop: "Traditional" Songwriting

(Sat 23 Mar: 11:30am) We are pleased to welcome the third North Atlantic Song Convention to the Scottish Storytelling Centre from Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2024. This exciting event will bring together singers and supporters from around the world to celebrate and learn about our rich song traditions. The convention features a variety of talks, workshops, panels, song circles, concerts, and more, all designed to support, encourage, and develop three primary audiences: grassroots community and non-professionals, academics, educationalists, archives, and professional artists and industry. Guests include: Linus Orri, Eilidh Cormack, Josie Duncan, Professor Mairéad Nic Craith, Bláithín Mac Cana, Tom Besford, Emma Björling, David Francis, Brian Ó hEadhra and Dr Esbjörn Wettermark. Purchase a Delegate Pass to make the most of the Convention. Passes are priced at £30 (Day Pass) or £60 (Weekend Pass), with Student Passes priced at £15 and £30 respectively. These will allow you to book free tickets for all events. Events are individually ticketed and will be onsale from Mon 8 January 2024. For more details and a full schedule please visit the North Atlantic Song website.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue George Mackay Brown Library

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Conference, Trad Arts, Development, Song

NASC Workshop: English Song

(Fri 22 Mar: 2:30pm) We are pleased to welcome the third North Atlantic Song Convention to the Scottish Storytelling Centre from Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2024. This exciting event will bring together singers and supporters from around the world to celebrate and learn about our rich song traditions. The convention features a variety of talks, workshops, panels, song circles, concerts, and more, all designed to support, encourage, and develop three primary audiences: grassroots community and non-professionals, academics, educationalists, archives, and professional artists and industry. Guests include: Linus Orri, Eilidh Cormack, Josie Duncan, Professor Mairéad Nic Craith, Bláithín Mac Cana, Tom Besford, Emma Björling, David Francis, Brian Ó hEadhra and Dr Esbjörn Wettermark. Purchase a Delegate Pass to make the most of the Convention. Passes are priced at £30 (Day Pass) or £60 (Weekend Pass), with Student Passes priced at £15 and £30 respectively. These will allow you to book free tickets for all events. Events are individually ticketed and will be onsale from Mon 8 January 2024. For more details and a full schedule please visit the North Atlantic Song website.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue George Mackay Brown Library

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Conference, Trad Arts, Development, Song

NASC Workshop: Icelandic Song

(Sat 23 Mar: 10am) We are pleased to welcome the third North Atlantic Song Convention to the Scottish Storytelling Centre from Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2024. This exciting event will bring together singers and supporters from around the world to celebrate and learn about our rich song traditions. The convention features a variety of talks, workshops, panels, song circles, concerts, and more, all designed to support, encourage, and develop three primary audiences: grassroots community and non-professionals, academics, educationalists, archives, and professional artists and industry. Guests include: Linus Orri, Eilidh Cormack, Josie Duncan, Professor Mairéad Nic Craith, Bláithín Mac Cana, Tom Besford, Emma Björling, David Francis, Brian Ó hEadhra and Dr Esbjörn Wettermark. Purchase a Delegate Pass to make the most of the Convention. Passes are priced at £30 (Day Pass) or £60 (Weekend Pass), with Student Passes priced at £15 and £30 respectively. These will allow you to book free tickets for all events. Events are individually ticketed and will be onsale from Mon 8 January 2024. For more details and a full schedule please visit the North Atlantic Song website.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue George Mackay Brown Library

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Workshop, Conference, Development, Song

NASC Workshop: Irish Song

(Sat 23 Mar: 3:30pm) We are pleased to welcome the third North Atlantic Song Convention to the Scottish Storytelling Centre from Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2024. This exciting event will bring together singers and supporters from around the world to celebrate and learn about our rich song traditions. The convention features a variety of talks, workshops, panels, song circles, concerts, and more, all designed to support, encourage, and develop three primary audiences: grassroots community and non-professionals, academics, educationalists, archives, and professional artists and industry. Guests include: Linus Orri, Eilidh Cormack, Josie Duncan, Professor Mairéad Nic Craith, Bláithín Mac Cana, Tom Besford, Emma Björling, David Francis, Brian Ó hEadhra and Dr Esbjörn Wettermark, with further guests announced soon. Purchase a Delegate Pass to make the most of the Convention. Passes are priced at £30 (Day Pass) or £60 (Weekend Pass), with Student Passes priced at £15 and £30 respectively. These will allow you to book free tickets for all events. Events are individually ticketed and will be on general public sale from Mon 8 January 2024. For more details and a full schedule please visit the North Atlantic Song website.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue George Mackay Brown Library

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Trad Arts, Development, Song, Workshop, Conference

NASC Workshop: Recording and Releasing Folk Song

(Sat 23 Mar: 2pm) We are pleased to welcome the third North Atlantic Song Convention to the Scottish Storytelling Centre from Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2024. This exciting event will bring together singers and supporters from around the world to celebrate and learn about our rich song traditions. The convention features a variety of talks, workshops, panels, song circles, concerts, and more, all designed to support, encourage, and develop three primary audiences: grassroots community and non-professionals, academics, educationalists, archives, and professional artists and industry. Guests include: Linus Orri, Eilidh Cormack, Josie Duncan, Professor Mairéad Nic Craith, Bláithín Mac Cana, Tom Besford, Emma Björling, David Francis, Brian Ó hEadhra and Dr Esbjörn Wettermark. Purchase a Delegate Pass to make the most of the Convention. Passes are priced at £30 (Day Pass) or £60 (Weekend Pass), with Student Passes priced at £15 and £30 respectively. These will allow you to book free tickets for all events. Events are individually ticketed and will be onsale from Mon 8 January 2024. For more details and a full schedule please visit the North Atlantic Song website.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue George Mackay Brown Library

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Conference, Trad Arts, Development, Song

NASC Workshop: Welsh Song

(Fri 22 Mar: 4pm) We are pleased to welcome the third North Atlantic Song Convention to the Scottish Storytelling Centre from Fri 22 – Sun 24 March 2024. This exciting event will bring together singers and supporters from around the world to celebrate and learn about our rich song traditions. The convention features a variety of talks, workshops, panels, song circles, concerts, and more, all designed to support, encourage, and develop three primary audiences: grassroots community and non-professionals, academics, educationalists, archives, and professional artists and industry. Guests include: Linus Orri, Eilidh Cormack, Josie Duncan, Professor Mairéad Nic Craith, Bláithín Mac Cana, Tom Besford, Emma Björling, David Francis, Brian Ó hEadhra and Dr Esbjörn Wettermark. Purchase a Delegate Pass to make the most of the Convention. Passes are priced at £30 (Day Pass) or £60 (Weekend Pass), with Student Passes priced at £15 and £30 respectively. These will allow you to book free tickets for all events. Events are individually ticketed and will be onsale from Mon 8 January 2024. For more details and a full schedule please visit the North Atlantic Song website.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue George Mackay Brown Library

Event Image
Workshop, Storytelling, Development

Starting with Stories

(Sat 16 Mar: 10:30am) A hands-on, practical introduction to live storytelling and the associated skills. Storyteller Janis Mackay leads this participatory session for anyone curious about discovering and developing their own storytelling talent. Let out your inner storyteller and learn to craft your skills. For new and aspiring storytellers. Janis Mackay is an award-winning storyteller and author based in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she also teaches creative writing. She is the author of The Fairy Song, The Selkie Girl, and the Magnus Fin and Accidental Time Traveller trilogies. Janis also facilitates the Scottish Storytelling Forum's Apprentice Storyteller programme. ~~~~~~~~~~ Our participatory sessions are designed to help you improve your skills and share your experiences with fellow storytelling enthusiasts. This carefully curated workshop programme offers you the chance to work with highly-skilled and experienced artists, giving you guidance on improving your practice and discovering your own talent. Did you know? Members of the Scottish Storytelling Forum are entitled to discounted rates on our storytelling workshops. For more information on memberships please visit the Storytelling Forum website. ~~~~~~~~~~ Pay it Forward If you are willing and able to donate a workshop place to another person, you now can! Click the button above and select the ticket price to donate. We will then be able to offer a free place to someone who would not have been able to attend otherwise. If you feel the Pay It Forward scheme would benefit you and would like to request a free ticket please email our Reception Team where you will be allocated a ticket if available. We hold 1 space per workshop for Pay It Forward requests.

Location Scottish Storytelling Centre

subvenue Training Venue

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