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SISF Art Challenge: Making Statues

After last year’s first-time success, the SISF Instagram art challenge returns due to popular demand! Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it. (Michelangelo) For this year’s SISF 6-day Instagram art challenge we are asking you to pick your personal heroes and to … Continued

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Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2021 Festival is revealed!

The programme for the 2021 Scottish International Storytelling Festival was revealed today as the festival theme ‘Imagine’ promises an eclectic mix of online events spanning across the globe and small-scale face-to-face events. Over 100 performers will take part in the festival and countries represented include USA, Colombia, Canada, Italy, Spain, England, Kenya, Northern Ireland, Holland, … Continued

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Scottish International Storytelling Festival – Commitment to Carbon Reduction

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival (SISF) supports the collective Edinburgh Festivals Carbon Reduction Route Map and commits to work towards the silver route for emissions reductions. Within the silver route, we will focus on the following areas up to 2025: Digital Programming: utilise livestreaming, online programming (paper free) and online participation to reduce waste and … Continued

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The Edinburgh Festival Fringe at the Scottish Storytelling Centre 2021 Is Live!

After 18 months without live events, the Scottish Storytelling Centre is delighted to invite audiences back into the venue this August for the 2021 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with a programme of live and online shows that covers music, storytelling, spoken word, theatre and visual art. Eight live shows will be presented in the Netherbow Theatre, … Continued

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Book Launch – Folk Tales From The Garden By Donald Smith With Illustrations By Annalisa Salis

Folk Tales from the Garden connects us to the natural world through the tales, traditions, lore, plants and wildlife of gardens, ranging from back greens to country parks. It follows the seasons, providing observations, poems and stories for each of the twelve months of the gardening year. In Folk Tales from the Garden, you can … Continued

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Freelance Marketing Role

SCOTTISH STORYTELLING CENTRE & SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL Help deliver this year’s Fringe programme at SSC and support our Fringe participants, and venue team, through social media and web presence, working with the Programme and Festivals Manger. Then follow-on to assist the Marketing and Communications Manager and the venue team deliver this year’s hybrid Scottish … Continued

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Open Call for Creative Proposals

Imagine something different. Imagine pasts, futures, or a timeless other. Dip into dreams and desires, old and new, lost worlds and worlds still to become. Imagine from the outside in, and the inside out. What would a different world look like in your dreams? We’re eager to know! SISF 2021 extends an invitation to storytellers, … Continued

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Sensing Stories – Finding Scotland’s Stories and Voices

This month we are delighted to host 3 live events under the banner of Sensing Stories, which is the culmination of a series of workshops and discussions to inspire new stories waiting to be told. We are passionate about ensuring all voices and stories are heard and encouraged in Scotland. Our stories are the threads … Continued

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Traditional Arts Mentoring Programme

TRACS is delighted to be assisting Creative Scotland and other partners in delivering a pilot programme of Traditional Arts Mentoring, building on work undertaken by the Traditional Music Forum. The aim is to exchange knowledge, skills and experience between the generations. The programme is aimed at early or mid-career practitioners in Scotland. Successful applicants will … Continued

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SISF Art Challenge: Waterlines

Love drawing? Join the first SISF online art challenge and engage with the festival community in new ways, with the chance to win a book of Scottish folktales! Everyone is encouraged to join the fun. All levels are welcome, and our challenge is open to all art illustration styles and techniques. How to get on … Continued

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