Events Across Scotland



Looking for a weekly dance class to get involved with or just fancy an evening of storytelling or music? Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland’s networks in story, song and dance are hosting events and sessions the length and breadth of Scotland – have a look below for traditional arts events in your area.

Natural Change Workshop for Storytellers

Weston cottageWeston Brae, Annbank, KA6 5EY Ayr
Saturday 7th May

Led by the Natural Change project team, this practical, outdoor workshop provides a unique opportunity for storytellers to think differently about sustainability by letting nature shape and influence us and the stories we tell. Natural Change programmes are designed for individuals and organisations who want to lead change. They combine personal development, outdoor learning, reflection … Continued

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Better Crack Club

Event Information Area: Glasgow Address: Tchai Ovna Otago Lane Glasgow West end G12 8PB
Friday 15th April

The Better Crack Club is Glasgow’s only regular story-telling night for adults.  As one of the oldest and finest story-telling clubs in Scotland, the Better Crack Club allows a platform for new and experienced tellers to practise their ancient art. Come along and join in the story-telling; perhaps share a poem or just sit, listen and relax … Continued

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Arctic Frontiers

Velocity Cafe, 1 Crown Avenue, Inverness IV2 3NF
Sunday 10th April

An afternoon to celebrate the Arctic with storytelling from Bob Pegg.

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Burgh Blethers Club

The Bruery Canmore Street Dunfermline
Sunday 17th April

Join local Burgh Blethers group in Dunfermline for an afternoon of Celtic tales.

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Beginners Scottish country dance classes

Barclay Bruntsfield, 1 Wright's House, Edinburgh, EH10 4HR
Tuesday 12th April - 17th May

Our Beginners class at Bruntsfield gives an introduction to the basics of Scottish country dancing and will soon get you ready for your first ceilidh.

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Children’s Scottish Dance classes

Mayfield Salisbury Church, 18 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1TQ
14 April - 9 June

Scottish country dancing is a fun activity which helps children learn the importance of teamwork and cooperation in a safe and fun environment. Our classes are taken by fully disclosed RSCDS teachers who help the children build on and increase their knowledge week on week. Scottish country dancing is an excellent way to keep fit, have … Continued

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Musicians Workshop

Corn Exchange, 10 New Market Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1RJ
Saturday 16th April

This workshop is open to all musicians who want to know more about playing for Scottish country dancing, with the opportunity to play for the Spring Fling Ball in the evening.

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Children’s Scottish Dance workshop

North Leith Church, 1a Maderia Pl, Edinburgh, EH6 4AW
Saturday 16th April

This workshop is for children aged 7 – 11 who have some previous Scottish country dance experience. Led by Angela Young with music from Graham Berry this will inspire young dancers and give them some expert tuition whilst having fun and meeting new friends.  Please download and complete the consent form and bring this with you on … Continued

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Scottish country dance Workshop

Edinburgh Tabernacle Church Hall (previously Inverleith Church) 41 - 42 Ferry Rd, Edinburgh, EH3 5PR.
Saturday 16th April

Scottish country dance workshop aimed at Intermediate and above dancers.  This workshop is being led by Bob Grant with music from Doreen McKerron. Bob is one of our most experienced teachers and his classes are always great fun. Music from Doreen is a delight to dance to and ensures that you are inspired to dance. … Continued

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CeilidhKids Class

Edinburgh (Various)
April - May

Fun Scottish dancing for all the family! For 3-5 year olds and their parents and carers – wee brothers and sisters welcome. Help your child discover the dances and enjoy the music which Scots have been enjoying for generations. Tuesdays / 1.30 – 2.15 pm / 12th April – 24th MaySt Mark’s Church, 287 Portobello High Street Wednesdays / 1.30 … Continued

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