Year of Stories 2022 – Events Revealed

VisitScotland introduce the new Themed Year for 2022, Scotland's Year of Stories.

This nationwide programme of more than 60 events, presented by a range of partners from national organisations to community groups, has been unveiled today (14 December 2021). Scotland's Year of Stories 2022 embodies the wealth of stories inspired by, written, or created in Scotland. As the year progresses, events will continually be added throughout 2022.

Book festivals, musical journeys, favourite cartoon characters and fresh takes on Scotland’s culture and heritage, will form part of a dazzling programme of events to celebrate Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022.

The programme was launched along with a new promotional video featuring the voice of Game of Thrones star James Cosmo. The Clydebank-born actor, known for his role in the fantasy epic as well as numerous Scottish film and TV shows, lends his distinctive timbre to inspire visitors and locals to explore Scotland and celebrate the Year of Stories.

Read on to find out more about what the Year of Stories has in store: Discover more >