Blood and Gold by Mara Menzies

Part of the Made in Scotland Showcase

Ancient mythology and modern storytelling collide in a contemporary exploration of the legacy of colonialism and slavery by award-winning Scottish Kenyan storyteller Mara Menzies. A dying mother gives her daughter a box containing three clues to a priceless treasure. This sets in motion a journey filled with humour and tragedy that considers the importance of ritual, identity and belonging.

'The word "storytelling" can't quite portray the fullness of the experience that you have' ***** (

'Mesmerising performance storytelling' ***** (


Mara will be leading What is Your Truth? as part of #TalkFest19. A workshop at Fringe Central.

by Mara Menzies

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Booking information

Date and Location:

Scottish Storytelling Centre (Venue 30)

Start Date: Thursday, 1 August, 2019

End Date: Monday, 26 August, 2019

Address: 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR

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