Family Shows & Concerts in Edinburgh

 
Fraxi Queen of the Forest Newington
26-Jul-16 to 26-Jul-21
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Home provider, oxygen producer and number one BFF: Fraxi the Ash Tree is guardian to forest dwellers. But when tragedy strikes and Fraxi's in danger, friends Woody and HB Caterpil...

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Clarinet KinderConcert church hall Marchmont
28-Sep-16 to 28-Sep-21
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For our 20th KinderConcert meet Jennifer Brown and her clarinet! KinderConcerts are designed as a gentle introduction to classical and traditional music for your child in a frien...

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CHEERING UP THE KING Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
15-Oct-16
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The King is feeling down & it's up to the audience to cheer him up! Suit and Pace present this interactive storytelling session for children aged 5-8. A fun piece from an award-wi...

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SPELLCHASERS RIDDLING WORKSHOP WITH LARI DON Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
17-Oct-16
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Lari Don loves telling stories about riddles, writing adventures containing riddles & bamboozling audiences with riddles! Join Lari to hear a riddle tale, learn to create your own...

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TINY TALES: APPLE PIES & TWINKLY EYES Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
18-Oct-16
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Join Mrs Mash the Storytelling Cook for songs, stories & joining-in fun for wee ones, with a rather delicious apple flavour & some woolly mice too!! Please book in advance.

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Bedtime Stories Museum of Childhood Edinburgh
22-Oct-16
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In the cosy atmosphere of the Museum of Childhood's Bedtime Stories exhibition, hear wondrous tales of dreams and adventures from storyteller Ailie Finlay, colourfully illuminated...

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DARE TO DREAM DAY Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
22-Oct-16
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Through storytelling, the liberating power of imagination is open to everyone, big or small! Imagine you live in the best possible future. What stories would you tell to the...

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The Faerie Folk of Lochend's Secret Garden Lochend Secret Garden Leith
22-Oct-16

Join storyteller Jane Mather for a morning of tales, discovery and hidden surprises. Family event, all welcome. Limited access for wheelchairs in case of wet weather.

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Book of the Howlat National Library of Scotland Edinburgh
22-Oct-16
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Hear the story of the young owl who longs to change his feathers, told by Scots Scriever Hamish MacDonald, and then create your own art work inspired by the birds in the tale,...

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Plant Power & Folk Stories Dr Neil's Garden Duddingston
22-Oct-16

Enjoy storytelling and the folklore of plant medicine in this very secret and special garden in Duddingston Village at the bottom of Arthur's Seat. A folktale tour of Dr Neil's...

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Autumn Dream: Storytelling Day at the Garden Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Edinburgh
23-Oct-16
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Storytellers will animate Edinburgh's Botanic Garden for a relaxed afternoon of stories for all the family. Meet at the Storytelling Yurts, where they will take you on story...

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Star Tales Royal Observatory Edinburgh Edinburgh
26-Oct-16

Shining from a distant time when man looked to the heavens for guidance and truth, star stories from tribal people reveal the moral imperative for life on earth. For modern astro...

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DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA! Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
29-Oct-16
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A bilingual storytelling show based on Don Quixote de la Mancha and filled with humour and live music. The irrepressible David & Monma will guide you into Miguel de Cervantes'...

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FAMILY SAMHUINN Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
29-Oct-16
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In the Celtic calendar, the traditional festival of Samhuinn is a time when the veil between the land of the living and the departed is thinnest. Enjoy a day of crafting, face...

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A Spooky Time in the Museum Museum of Childhood Edinburgh
29-Oct-16

It's time for the skeletons to rattle their bones, but can you make them glow? Draw and paint a skeleton to glow in the dark and scare the other ghouls and ghosts away!

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Halloween at the Castle Lauriston Castle Edinburgh
30-Oct-16

Enjoy an afternoon of treats and fun in old, creepy Lauriston Castle at this ever-popular Halloween event. Full costumes encouraged and watch out for our ghosts and ghouls! Note...

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THE SOUND OF STUFF Modern 1 Baberton
30-Oct-16

Explore the secret life of materials through words and senses with Kate Temple and The Zoom Club. Participate in a promenade through the gallery and create your own sounds, words...

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DREAM MAPS & CREATION STORIES National Library of Scotland Edinburgh
30-Oct-16
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Did you know that Shakespearean actors used to navigate a play by the stars? Ever wondered how different cultures explain how the stars were created? Explore memory and myth in...

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KIDNAPPED: WHEN KILTS WERE BANNED Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
12-Nov-16
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This timeless tale by Robert Louis Stevenson follows young Davie Balfour who, after the death of his parents, leaves home for the first time, only to be double crossed by his...

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TINY TALES: BOUNCE & TICKLE Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
15-Nov-16
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Join in the fun as storyteller Eric Brennan presents action rhymes, songs & stories to get you wriggling & giggling. Please book in advance.

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FAMILY CEILIDH Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
26-Nov-16
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Come with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances and sing well-known songs. All the dances will be called and there will be easier circles for the littler ones. A...

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FOLK DRAMA: PLAY IN A DAY Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
26-Nov-16
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A series of community-led plays, based around traditional folk drama, featuring the all-star Netherbow Mummers. Celebrate inclusive folk traditions by creating and performing a...

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THE SECRET LIFE OF SUITCASES Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
1-Dec-16 to 3-Dec-16
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Larry works in an office & he likes it very much. He likes sorting & tidying & generally putting things in order. Everything in its place, a place for everything. But one day, a...

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THE DARK HAND OVER ONION STREET Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
9-Dec-16 to 10-Dec-16
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by Sam Siggs Malevolent forces have a hold over the young inhabitants of Onion Street. Will Christmas ever be the same again? Performed by the Strange Town Friday 11-14s youth...

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BABES IN THE WOOD Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
9-Dec-16 to 10-Dec-16
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by Duncan Kidd If you go down to the woods today, you're sure to find… no-good robbers, star-crossed lovers, a tone-deaf girl band, mischievous fairies & a misplaced cow. Perfor...

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THE STORY KIST: INCLUSIVE STORYTELLING Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
10-Dec-16
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Whatever the weather outside, we're going to make our very own wee snowstorm at the Storytelling Centre! Come along for some icy stories, cosy tales and multisensory Christmas...

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THE FROG PRINCE Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
10-Dec-16 to 11-Dec-16

by Tim Primrose The Prince has been transmogrified into a frog! Everyone knows how to turn a frog into a prince, right? But who'd kiss a frog? Yuck! Performed by the Strange...

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TINY TALES: WINTER TAILS Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
13-Dec-16
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Join the festive fun with Anne Pitcher's winter stories for wee ones. Meet all sorts of creatures big & small along with her many puppets, props & songs. All rounded off with a...

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STEP INTO CHRISTMAS Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
16-Dec-16 to 17-Dec-16
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Join Step It Up Dance for creative Christmas storytelling & dance fun! You & your dancing tot will take the lead as the main character of our story, heading off on an adventure...

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PUPPET SHOW & STORYMAKING WITH LE PETIT MONDE Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
17-Dec-16
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Join Lapin and his French speaking puppet friends in their Christmas adventure! The show will be followed by a bilingual storymaking session where children and grown-ups can creat...

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STORIES ROUND THE TREE Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh
23-Dec-16 to 24-Dec-16
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Join storyteller and puppeteer Sylvia Troon for a magical Christmas afternoon of wintry tales, all gathered round the Centre's Christmas tree.

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