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More details - Mapping the Stories: People and Place
Bring your own story of place to explore how to map and animate stories through the locale, rural or urban. For World Storytelling Day, Allison Galbraith and Alette Willis share the explorations and discoveries of their Andy Hunter Bursary Project Re-Storying our Planet.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
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More details - Re-Storying Our Planet
How can we belong in our changing common earth without stories to connect us? This presentation combines storytelling, film and commentary to evoke three journeys across Scotland in a quest to re-unite traditional stories and environmental action through our innate yet sometimes un-awakened creativity.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Today

More details - On Step-Motherhood
Through images and testimonies photographer Vaida Nairn explores motherhood in non-traditional nuclear families. The women featured represent a wide range of ages, ethnicities, nationalities, and length of time they have been mothering children they are not biologically related to.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
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More details - Restoration Café's Exclusive Steak Night
In need of a night out? Restoration Café’s Steak Night is back by popular demand – and it’s bigger and better than ever. Slice into the best cuts of the finest Buccleuch Beef and enjoy a steak experience like no other, now taking place on the last Friday of every month.
Restoration Café Dalkeith Country Park Via King’s Gate Dalkeith
Fri 22 Mar 19

More details - Beyond: The Story of an Irish Immigrant
Glasgow based fiddler Gráinne Brady presents an evening of music, storytelling and spoken word exploring the history and legacy of mass Irish emigration to Scotland.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Fri 22 Mar 19

More details - Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne
The story of Mairi’s adventures with Scotland’s most famous song. An exhilarating and original sequel to Pulse, ‘visionary musicianship… distinctive virtuosity’ (Herald), blending live music, animation and movement. Co-devised and directed by Kath Burlinson.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Sat 23 Mar 19

More details - Spring Wreath Making Workshop
Wreaths are no longer just for Christmas. Welcome guests to your home this spring with a gorgeous fresh wreath made with lush foliage and fresh blooms. In our spring wreath making workshop you will create a beautiful wreath that will add a breath of fresh air to your front door.
Restoration Yard, Dalkeith Country Park via Town Gate, Dalkeith
Sat 23 Mar 19

More details - Stepping Stones – Changemaking
How can we create more spaces where people are able to share experience and grow through mutual understanding?
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Sat 23 Mar 19

More details - Make Mum a Medal Craft Workshop
Mums deserve a medal every day – make this one extra special by letting your little ones get crafty with clay! In this fun, hands-on workshop, kids of all ages can paint and glitter pre-made clay medals to create their very own Mother’s Day gift. Suitable for all ages with parental assistance for younger ones!
Restoration Yard, Dalkeith Country Park via Town Gate, Dalkeith
Sun 24 Mar 19

More details - America's Musical Journey
America’s Musical Journey, the new documentary film celebrating the cultural and musical heritage of the United States, will hold a UK consumer showing on Wednesday 27th March at the Odeon Edinburgh Fort Kinnaird.
Odeon Edinburgh Fort Kinnaird Fort Kinnaird Retail Park, Newcraighall Rd, Edinburgh
Wed 27 Mar 19

More details - Wicked Stepmother?
Stepmothers… are they always wicked? Are they doomed to play the villain forever or can they become heroes in their own right? Join storytellers Franziska Droll and Daiva Ivanauskaite for an evening of stories and songs exploring stepmothers in traditional tales and in the modern world.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Thu 28 Mar 19

More details - Guid Crack Storytelling Session
Glasgow’s own double storytelling Oscar winner Michael Kerins returns to Guid Crack with his hilarious tales of contemporary and contemptuous life. Bring along your favourite tales to share at Edinburgh’s monthly storytelling night at the Waverley Bar, St. Mary’s St.
Waverley Bar, 3-5 St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh
Fri 29 Mar 19

More details - The Space Gecko Project
In 2014 The Telegraph released an article headlined ‘Five Geckos Freeze to Death on Sex Space Mission’. The diary of one of those geckos has since been salvaged, however, and its contents prove this was no ‘sex mission’… because two of the geckos were deeply in love.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Fri 29 Mar 19

More details - Exploring Our Voices
Do you know the capabilities of your own voice? No one is unmusical and in our voices we each have a unique instrument to use and enjoy. In this accessible workshop, singer Kirsty Law introduces voice care; explores rhythm, pitch and harmonies; and encourages approaches to sample songs.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - Mother's Day Spring Wreath Making Workshop
Make Mother’s Day a really special one. Treat her to this creative fresh spring wreath making workshop. Or treat yourself – you deserve it. Welcome guests to your home this spring with a gorgeous fresh wreath made with lush foliage and fresh blooms.
Restoration Yard, Dalkeith Country Park via Town Gate, Dalkeith
Sun 31 Mar 19

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