Visual Arts

Mary Barnes: Rebirth

The Chapel Royal, Falkland

This special event reflects upon Mary Barnes’s life in Scotland, her deep connection to nature and her spiritual beliefs. Join us at Falkland in a celebration of her life and legacy, a place she lived and her final place of rest.

Canalside Stories: Water Tales

Picture the scene: on a warm autumn day, a boat takes you on an artistic journey while cruising along the canal. Inesa Vėlavičiūtė reports on this workshop by Fountainbridge Canalside Community Trust through writing and video.


Writing Awards 2023

Read the shortlisted entries from the Writing Awards 2023, collected in this ebook illustrated by Nisan Yetkin and designed by Hamish Gibson.


Windows of Reality

Eden Court, Inverness

An exciting installation with 100 puppets, live storytelling and a short film called ‘Windows of Reality’, exploring local people’s experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Clydesider Creative Community Exhibition 

Dalmuir Barclay Church, Clydebank

An exhibition showcasing the creative storytelling artwork by Clydesider volunteers and community groups, as well as free creative activities and a community cafe.


Stone Soup Revolution

Lochend Secret Garden, Edinburgh

Join Storyteller Jane Mather for a celebration of community, harvest and tales of Halloween with warming soup to follow. All are welcome at this free family event.


Canalside Stories: Seeding Stories of Change

Bainfield Napier University Student Common Room, Edinburgh

What we might learn from plants and their seeds? What alternative stories do they inspire? What lessons do they share? Hannah from the Edinburgh Seed Network will lead this two-hour activity, starting with gathering seeds and stories at Fountainbridge Green.