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Scotland & Beyond: 21 Fringe Interactions at Scotland’s Best Performing Arts Venue

Winner of Scotland’s Best Performing Arts Venue at the 2018 Sunday Herald Culture Awards, the Scottish Storytelling Centre presents 21 fantastic shows in an Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme celebrating local talent with international context, crossing borders and taking a step #intotheunknown. Join us for an eclectic and colourful mix of theatre, storytelling, music, poetry and … Continued

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Growing Stories – Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2018 Advanced Programme

The World’s Finest Feast of Traditional Storytelling!   Celebrating 30 years of the Storytelling Festival, Growing Stories feeds the creativity of Scottish and international storytellers to unearth ancient roots and blossom new talent across Scotland. The Advanced Programme is now online, jam-packed with fantastic events, workshops, talks, storywalks and suppers, with something for everyone to enjoy and discover.  20 International … Continued

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Saltire Hospitality Take Over Scottish Storytelling Centre Café

The Storytelling Centre Café is at the heart of our venue, welcoming tourists and locals alike, offering great service and delicious food throughout the day, along with tranquility from the busy Royal Mile. We’re very happy to announce that as of Mon 2 Jul the café is run by a new host! Founded in 2000, Saltire … Continued

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International Association for Dance Medicine & Science 2018 Annual Conference

The 28th Annual Conference of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) will be held from 25-28 October 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. Over 400 industry professionals from throughout the world are expected to attend the conference. Attendees will be invited to participate in didactic sessions, interactive workshops, movement sessions, round table discussions, networking … Continued

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Fun Folk App – Fèis Rois

Original post here Fun Folk App Through fun interactive activities, animations and films, we help you to introduce children aged five and under to Scottish traditional music, song, stories and ceilidh dancing. The app includes material in both Gaelic and Scots language. Fun Folk is designed so that you can explore the different nursery areas … Continued

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Hands Up for Trad Community Music Awards 2018 – Vote Now!

Hands Up for Trad announce the nominees in the Scottish Community Music Awards. The nominations celebrate music teachers, projects, young musicians, organisations and composers who make a musical difference to your community. Please click on the links to read about the nominees below and spread the word about these amazing people and projects. Our communitees would … Continued

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Ceilidh in aid of Staffie Smiles Rescue – 28th July 2018, Edinburgh

We, at Staffies Smiles Rescue, are very excited to invite you to our FIRST EVER ceilidh! Come along and show us your support for what is sure to be a great fun night! Put on your dancing shoes as we’ll have live music provided by Point Five ceilidh band as well as a raffle full … Continued

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plan B & Fèis Rois Music and Dance Summer Special

plan B and Fèis Rois are very excited to be running a weeks long summer special together from 16th-20th July for ages 12+. Participanting dancers and musicians (intermediate+) will come together to create an exciting new work, which will be showcased at a Year of Young People event at Culloden Battlefield on Saturday 18 August. Spaces are very … Continued

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The Junior Conservatoire Is Coming To Fraserburgh

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is bringing two of its renowned Junior Conservatoire music and drama courses to Fraserburgh, with the launch of its Acting and Traditional Music programmes this September. These courses are for talented and committed young people who aspire to develop their skills and potentially work towards full-time study and a career … Continued

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BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2019 – Open For Entries Now!

Could you be the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2019? This is now the premier award for young traditional musicians in Scotland and many of our past winners have gone on to have success in the world of traditional music. The final of this annual event takes place during the Celtic Connections Festival in … Continued

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