Falkirk Storytelling Festival

Falkirk Storytelling Festival Spoken Word

Thursday 4th October

Falkirk Storytelling Festival Rooftop Writers

The Rooftop Writers Showcase

7.00pm, Thursday 4 October

The Old Co-op Studios (top floor), 165 High Street, FK1 1DU

Local writing group, the Rooftop Writers invite you to join them for this taster session. The first half of the event will be a creative writing workshop with special guest, Laura Fyfe, author of the book Wellspring on free-flow writing technique. Later on, the rest of the Rooftop Writers will perform readings from their brand new anthology.

Unfortunately, this venue is accessible only via stairs – there is no lift or escalator. Please bring a notepad and pen with you.

Image courtesy of Sweet Pea Photography.


Saturday 6 October

Raging Goddesses

4.00 – 6.00pm, Saturday 6 October   Ages 16+   

Falkirk Trinity Church, Manse Place, FK1 1JN

We have a jam packed programme of poetry and prose featuring an all‐female line up. Prepare to be empowered!

Literary Lounge

1.30 – 4.00pm, Sunday 7 October

The Gin Lounge (upstairs at the Wine Library), 1 Princes Street, FK1 1LS

Come along and enjoy the Sunday Session at The Literary Lounge, where poets and storytellers tap in time wi’ musicians, to weave wonderful tales. A chance to hear some very talented writers and musicians and to be immersed in the wonder of words which will carry you away, surprise you and revive you – just as a guid Sunday session should do!

Disclaimer: There may be some strong content.

The event will take place in an upstairs location. We regret that there is no lift access available.


Ian Scott in Conversation:
75 Years A Bairn

3.00 – 4.00pm, Sunday 7 October

The Howgate Shopping Centre, High Street, FK1 1HG

Falkirk’s well know historian Ian Scott reflects on the changes he’s witnessed in Falkirk over the last 75 years and shares humorous anecdotes about some of the colourful events and characters that have played a part in the history of the Falkirk area.

Join Ian for this insightful look into Falkirk’s past and enjoy the opportunity to ask Falkirk’s historian the questions you’ve always been curious about.

Falkirk Storytelling Festival Alan Bissett

Alan Bissett ‘Moira Monologues’

7.30pm, Sunday 07 October

Behind The Wall, 14 Melville Street, FK1 1HZ

Alan Bissett brings his hilarious original sellout play and Fringe Hit to Falkirk as part of the Falkirk Storytelling Festival 2018. MORE…