Pillow Talk | Nomads Tent

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The Nomads Tent Fringe exhibition

Running from August 4 – 28

‘Pillow Talk’ is a selling exhibition of hand crafted kilim and textile cushions, chairs, fenders, pouffees, hall seats and sofa stools in vibrant colours and contemporary and traditional designs.

Other events in August


Ghost stories with one of the finest and best loved traditional storytellers living in Scotland. As darkness descends, join storyteller and musician Marion Kenny for spine chilling supernatural tales in one of Edinburgh’s most atmospheric venues lit by flickering lamplight.

August 11 from 9.30 – 11pm

Tickets £6 – refreshments served


Join renowned storyteller and musician Marion Kenny for spellbinding tales of magic and mystery for all ages. Tales will be accompanied by harps and flutes as the audience are transported away to far off lands whilst reclining on cushions in the sumptuous surroundings of The Nomads Tent.

August 12 from 2.30- 3.45pm

Tickets £6, under 14s £4 – refreshments served.


In April 2017 a group of six intrepid women from Scotland set off on a trip of a lifetime to learn about the textile traditions of Nepal. Karen Haggis will enthral us with descriptions of the felting and wood block printing workshops they visited, and the work of the fair-trade textile organisations they encountered.

August 17 at 11.30am

Tickets £6, refreshments served.

Events booking: here or 0131 662 1612

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