Pibroch – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Created and Performed by John Bolland  Co-directed by Mark Thomson ★★★ Conjuring the idea of how it feels to find oneself on a ‘burning platform’ - too hot to stand but too late to abandon, just what options do we have left when facing down the barrel of this Climate Emergency, and what parallels can be … Continue reading Pibroch – Scottish Storytelling Centre


Love the Sinner

Written and Performed by Imogen Stirling Directed by Matthew Lenton ★★★★★ Envy, Lust, Wrath, Avarice, Gluttony, Sloth, and Pride. Archaic vices, relics of a Christian device of control – or something altogether more benign? Initially conceived and eventually published by Verve Press as Stirling’s second poetry collection, Love the Sinner draws the seven vices of classical theology … Continue reading Love the Sinner

Loud Poets: April – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Hosted by Kevin Mclean Music from Jack Hinks Featuring: Malaika Kegode, Stephen James Smith, Roshni Gallagher and Sofia Siren Nobility, gentry, and even the rabble: we all share few things, but the spoken word is one of them. Poetry is a language across boundaries - despite its occasional high-brow misconceptions. But now, so ingrained and … Continue reading Loud Poets: April – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Loud Poets – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Hosted by Kevin Mclean They’re back. There’s no pomp or pretension; what Loud Poets does from the onset is encourage and offer inspiration to audiences who perhaps wish to find a footing within the spoken word community or want to appreciate it. There’s no lingering start, no extended explanations or push for interactivity; from the onset host … Continue reading Loud Poets – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Green Knight – Scottish Storytelling Centre

https://youtu.be/tpybcqjgxa8 Performed & Written by Debbie Cannon Directed by Flavia D'Avila ★★★★ You never quite know what whimsical journey through folklore or history may present at the Scottish Storytelling Centre; why one day, it may be Dragons and Kelpies, the next, Rowdy Poets and Ceilidhs. But this afternoon, the court of Camelot returns, brought to … Continue reading Green Knight – Scottish Storytelling Centre