The Orkney Storytelling Festival (Thu 27 – Sun 30 Oct) is now into its 13th year.
Scottish Storytelling Festival 2022 #keepitlit
In celebration of Scotland’s Year of Stories, the 2022 festival programme is the largest to date; inviting everyone to the ceilidh – locally, nationally and globally.
Orkney Soundwaves : Revealing a Tapestry of Rich Stories
A new project utilising the amazing sound archive at Orkney Library and Archive has revealed a rich tapestry of stories recorded over a long period of time.
‘I Wanna Tell You A Story’
“Dr. Ragnhild Ljosland of the UHI Archaeology Institute is gathering together Orkney stories”
Orcadian Stories #YS2022
The Orkney News is very pleased to announce that as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories we have been awarded funding to make a series of short films highlighting stories from Orkney.
Calling All Young Storytellers: ‘If These Walls Could Talk’
Young people aged 8 to 12 are being asked to take part in a storytelling project ‘If These Walls Could Talk’.
Anderson’s Fairy Tales #OnThisDay
On 8th May 1835 the first installment of Fairy Tales Told for Children, by Hans Christian Anderson was published by C. A. Reitzel in Copenhagen, Denmark
Imagine Online: Scottish Storytelling Festival
Imagine Online is a collection of 11 world-class storytelling performances available on-demand from Sunday 20th March, which is World Storytelling Day.
Toulmin Prize Short Story Competition
The story should be concerned with some aspect of life in north-east Scotland and may be written in Scots, including Doric, or English or a mixture of the two.
Exhibition Recalls Memories from an Aberdeen Childhood
“I dedicate this work to my family, hopefully along with other parties they will be interested and enjoy reading my memories of an Aberdeen Child of the 50s.” Bill Walker