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Event review: Exposure at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

Sight. Spatial awareness. Hearing. My senses are opened to the excitement and intimidation that our natural world offers. Andy Metcalf and Giles Perring’s immersive installation ‘EXPOSURE’ encapsulates the rawness of…

Brexit Tears at The Storytelling Centre: political photography and poetry to make you weep

For anyone living in the UK, or even beyond, it is common knowledge that Brexit is a very controversial topic. Indeed, it has divided the country to a greater extent…

SISF: My Home Canada and My Home-Home Scotland review

Storyteller Alexandria Patience immediately sets the intimate, conversational tone of My Home Canada & My Home-Home Scotland by removing her shoes and greeting the audience. Although slow to warm up,…

‘Renton happily challenges the audience on their perception of her’: Within Sight review

Amidst the modern renaissance of poetry, Ellen Renton’s Within Sight joins a wave of young voices discussing representation of marginalised groups. The show focuses on Renton’s experience living with albinism,…

Fool For Love: The Not So Subtle Art of Medieval French Seduction

On a street where everything is named ‘Scottish’ something, the Scottish Storytelling Centre stands out like a gem. Wednesday night sees the performance of Fool For Love: a collection of…

Audacious Women Live!

Attending an event called Audacious Women Live!, we’d all expect to leave a little bit empowered, a little bit inspired, and a little bit offended at the sheer audacity of…

Songs and Stories Remembering Our Earth

Australian native singer-songwriter Susanna Orr Holland joins the American musician KeLan on a freezing February night to bring the audience gathered in the Scottish Storytelling Centre’s auditorium tales of shrinking…

Loud Poets: Life, Uh, Finds a Way

Loud Poets is an Edinburgh-based spoken word collective that takes a craft honed on open mic nights, agonised over in cherished notebooks, and puts it onstage to equal parts side-splitting,…