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Real Talk: Storytelling for Wellbeing

On Wednesday evening, the Scottish Storytelling Centre played host to a Storytelling for Wellbeing, an event for World Mental Health Day. The inspiring evening was held by Real Talk, a community storytelling project that trains people to craft and tell stories of their personal experiences with mental health. Regularly hosting storytelling workshops and events, they […]

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Culture Theatre

The Cheviot, the Stag, and the Black, Black Oil

The original production of John McGrath’s The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil in 1973 was heralded as revolutionary theatre. Its exploration of timeless themes such as economic exploitation and national identity surprised and delighted Scottish audiences with its honesty and relevance. As a show originally designed to tour village halls of the […]