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Edinburgh and Lothians
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Glasgow and the West
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Perth, Fife and Aberdeenshire
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Scottish Borders
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Scottish Islands
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England
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Tell-a-Story Day Events


Tell-a-Story Day is a magic experience made of tales and being together. Take part in one of the several TASD events open to the public and celebrate the ancient tradition of storytelling!

Please note: all of the events listed below, unless otherwise stated, take place on Friday 26th October. As these event are not organised by the Scottish Storytelling Centre, please make sure you check the details with the organisers ahead of time.

Edinburgh and Lothians


Time Name of the event Venue Age range Cost
10am Scary Halloween Bright Horizons Rutland Nursery, Edinburgh 0-5 years Free
morning Tell-a-Story Day Parkhead Primary School, West Calder 5-12 years Free
2.00pm Tell-a-Story Day Story Time Waterstones, Edinburgh 3-5 years Free
2.00pm Hear a Story at Rosslyn Chapel Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin All ages £9/£7, children free
3.00pm Sharing Folktales Old and New Roslin Library All ages Free

 

Glasgow and the West


Time Name of the event Venue Age range Cost
18 Oct Tell-a-Story Day Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire 8-12 years £7
24 Oct Tell-a-Story Day Cumberland Theatre-Studio, Cumbernauld 16+ years Free
11.00am Storytelling at Ferguslie Library Ferguslie Park Library, Paisley 0-7 years Free
1.00pm Storytelling at Ferguslie Library Ferguslie Park Library, Paisley 0-7 years Free
3.30pm Old and Young Milngave Book Shop, Glasgow Families Free
7.30pm Storytelling Fundraiser Garfield Hotel, Stepps Adults £10
7.30pm Better Crack on National Storytelling Day Tchai Ovna Tea House, Glasgow Adults donation

 

Perth, Fife and Aberdeenshire


Time Name of the event Venue Age range Cost
9.30am Tell-a-Story Day Kemnay Village Hall, Aberdeenshire All Free
10.00am Christmas around the world Pittenweem, Fife 2-5 years £4
10.30am Sensory Tales Gleneagles Day Opportunities, Perth All Free
1.00pm Tell-a-Story Day Peterhead, Aberdeenshire 2+ years Free
1.30pm Sensory Tales North Inch Community Campus, Perth All Free
2.00pm Travelling Tales Moulin Village Hall, Perthshire All Free
7.00pm Hallowe'en Tales Dunfermline, Fife 12+ years Free
7.30pm Forvie Kirk Forvie National Nature Reserve, Aberdeenshire 12+ years Free
02 Nov Once upon a time Reachout with Arts in Mind studio, Alloa 16+ years £3.50

 

Scottish Borders


Time Name of the event Venue Age range Cost
3.30pm Norman tells tales for Tell-a-story Day Galashiels Library 5-8 years Free
6.30pm Stories for Tell-a-story Day with Alasdair Hutton Kelso Library Adults Free

 

Scottish Islands


Time Name of the event Venue Age range Cost
2.00pm Story Telling Day An Talla Crossapol, Isle of Tiree 5-95 years Free
7.00pm Rowan Tree Ceilidh The Ark, Isle of Skye All Free
8.00pm Seasons and Saints St Magnus Cathedral, Orkney 5+ £5/£3
Mid november You'll have had your tea Bunessan Bakehouse, Isle of Mull Not specified £3

 

England


Time Name of the event Venue Age range Cost
4.00pm The First Teacher in China Bartolome House, Sheffield 5-12 years Free
6.00pm Tales from the Otherworld Millenium Library, Norwich 13-19 years Free
31 Oct Sue Gerrard's Stories Around the Fireside Fir Tree Farm,  King's Moss 18+ years £10

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