Have A Gander – The Scottish International Storytelling Festival II

This year’s Scottish International Storytelling Festival saw dozens upon hundreds of shows, events, and workshops occur across Edinburgh - with over one hundred of these free across the city. A wealth of theatrical and performance-orientated events took place at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, a hub for diverse creativity to flourish and nurture its emerging ideas. … Continue reading Have A Gander – The Scottish International Storytelling Festival II

Have A Gander – The Scottish International Storytelling Festival

This year’s Scottish International Storytelling Festival saw dozens upon hundreds of shows, events, and workshops occur across Edinburgh - with over one hundred of these free across the city. A wealth of the theatrical and performance orientated events took place at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, a hub for diverse creativity to flourish and nurture its … Continue reading Have A Gander – The Scottish International Storytelling Festival

The Book of Life – Church Hill Theatre

https://youtu.be/SmOkUnwNrhw Co-created, Written and Performed by Odile Gakire Katese Co-created and Directed by Ross Manson ★★★ Loss is handled in every culture with an abject difference. From the celebration of life to a more sombre act of grief and period of mourning. The Book of Life finds a humane way to push forward with a … Continue reading The Book of Life – Church Hill Theatre

Blood and Gold – Royal Lyceum Theatre

Written by Mara Menzies Directed by Isla Menzies ★★★★ In 2019, Scottish-Kenyan creative Mara Menzies' pure artistry debuted at the Scottish Storytelling Centre. Weaving a brightly shining tapestry of storytelling narrative, Menzies draws on her Scottish and Kenyan heritage, threading together ancient mythology with a contemporary narrative and understanding of Scotland’s continued ignorance of its … Continue reading Blood and Gold – Royal Lyceum Theatre

The Man Who Planted Trees – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Written by Jean Giono Created and Adapted by Richard Medrington and Rick Conte ★★★★★ Trees provide more than fresh air and gorgeous views. Their shade cools the land, their leaves fertilise the soil, and their mighty trunks the homes of various creatures; their value is indisputable, yet their presence is overlooked. There is no question, … Continue reading The Man Who Planted Trees – Scottish Storytelling Centre