Access & Policies


Situated half way down the Royal Mile in the centre of Edinburgh, we’re a modern building attached to the John Knox House Museum.

The Scottish Storytelling Centre is fully wheelchair accessible with lift access to all floors and hearing loops in Reception and performance spaces.

The Centre is comprised of a ground floor Reception area and exhibition space, a 99-seat theatre on the basement level and two meeting rooms/workshop spaces on the upper floors.

If you have any queries or require any assistance please phone +44 (0) 131 556 9579 or email [email protected]

View Access Statement

Covid-19 Guidelines

The safety of our customers is at the heart of our daily venue operations. Please take a look at the latest version of the Scottish Storytelling Centre’s Covid-19 Guidelines.

View Covid-19 Guidelines
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Accessible Performances

Across August, the Scottish Storytelling Centre will be offering a range of accessible shows – from relaxed and BSL-interpreted performances, to captioned performances and touch tours – as well as a range of socially distanced performances.

Full Access Guide Fringe 2023

Accessibility Guides for Shows 

The Rotting Heart:

The Rotting Heart – Access Guide

A Fairie Tale:

A Fairie Tale – Access Guide

Songs from the Last Page:

Songs from the Last Page – Access Guide

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Box Office Terms & Conditions

These terms & conditions apply to all ticket sales for events at the Scottish Storytelling Centre and for events run by the Scottish Storytelling Centre box office at other venues.

The Scottish Storytelling Centre is committed to complying with the Data Protection Act (2018) and to uphold the principles of good information handling practice.

View Box Office Terms & Conditions

SSC Privacy Policy

This Privacy Notice outlines the ways in which SSC uses personal information provided to us.  Personal information includes any information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address, email address or telephone number.

SSC recognises the importance of your privacy and personal information and we have therefore outlined below how we use, disclose and protect this information. SSC is registered with the ICO as a data controller because we decide how the information you provide to us is processed and for what purpose.

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SSC Environmental Policy

We are committed to monitoring the environmental impact of our Centre and associated Festival and strive for continuous improvement by reducing the impact of our operations on the environment.

We are members of the Green Arts Initiative, an accreditation scheme that enables us to become greener in our activities, and become part of a growing network of arts and culture organisations trying to reduce their environmental impact.

View Environmental Policy