If you had the opportunity to tell the real story, fill an empty plinth, set the story straight, spotlight history with warts and all, put the focus on those written out of history – who would be sculpted and why? Now is your time to imagine who should be on a plinth and tell their story.
The Scottish Storytelling Forum, as part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival, invites you to:
- Research community or family history by using archives, libraries, online portals or conversation.
- Attend a free online storytelling skills workshop | 20 Oct | 7 – 9pm
- Join the social media discussion with #TalkingStatues | 26 Oct
- Tell or listen to the stories at the Talking Statues event | 27 Oct | 7 – 9pm
Explore existing and imagined statues of Edinburgh through Mercat Tours fascinating walking tours, develop storytelling skills by telling the story of someone previously overlooked or forgotten and join the conversation online. Let’s start #TalkingStatues.
Get Creative: Talking Statues