Traditional Tales of Scotland

Spoken Word (storytelling, traditional)

  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
The socially distanced performances of this show will take place on Wednesdays (10th, 17th and 24th August).
Dates, Times and Prices

Description

Scotland is a land of myths and legends. From fairies and selkies, to castles and kelpies, these stories have inspired writers, storytellers, artists and poets throughout the centuries. Join us for a relaxed and fun storytelling session with some of Scotland's best storytellers as they share the wonderful, and sometimes wild, traditional tales that have shaped the myths and legends of this country. Immerse yourself in traditional oral storytelling for Scotland's Year of Stories 2022. Illustration by Annalisa Salis.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: There is step free access at the John Knox House entrance of the building, the main entrance door for Storytelling Centre has 9 steps leading up to to it from street level. If not taking the lift there is then a total of 17 steps up to the library (9 steps, a landing, and then 8 additional steps). All guests enter library through same door once inside the building.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access, Lift (Building Lift)

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Shelby 8 days ago

Such a wonderful experience! Will gladly return!


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Dates, Times and Prices