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Scottish Storyteller, Calum Lykan, is the perfect choice if you are organizing any event or festival large or small. He really connects with the people and leaves them feeling alive.

Calum is a passionate Storyteller who injects his stories with Scottish charm and wit. Throughout his performances his audiences just love his tales and allow him to take them away to faraway lands.​

Here are just a select few performances Calum has been involved in. A full list is available on request.


It’s all in the Kilt, and other Scottish Tales Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Brave & Free, Traditional Tales of Scotland   Parksville, British Columbia, Canada

Tales In the Hamlets, Fathers Day Tales        Airdrie, Alberta, Canada

Outlander Day, Jacobite Tales & History      Sherwood Park Library, Canada 

The Who Knows Variety Show              Ironwood Grill, Calgary, Canada

World Storytelling Day, Wise Fools         Church of Redeemer, Calgary, Canada

Vikings at the Hamlets, Viking Tales                Airdrie, Alberta, Canada

Fifth Annual Variety Show to Cure Cancer      Loose Moose, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Media Lab YYC, Brave & Free              Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Shelf life Books, Back Alley Tales          Calgary, Alberta, Canada

One Yellow Rabbit, Storytelling Event            Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Calgary Farmers Market, Christmas Tales        Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Calgary Story Slam, Storytelling Comp            Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Tales from the Living Tree, Canadian Tales  

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Wainwright Haunted Hotel, Ghostly Tales     Wainwright, Alberta, Canada

Spine tingling Tales, Ghostly Tales        Edmonton Cemetery, Alberta, Canada

Late Night at the Plaza, Headliner

Plaza Theater, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Scottish Bedtime Stories, CD launch          Loose Moose Theater, Calgary, Canada

Calgary Farmers Market, Scottish Tales        Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Apples from Heaven, Tales of Love & Hope  Church of Redeemer, Calgary, Canada

Shelf life Books, Bloody Scotland          Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Dick Institute  Library, Tales of Scotland Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland

Lifecare Centre, Historical Edinburgh Tales  Edinburgh, Scotland

Royal Concert Hall, Dark History Scotland. 

Nottingham, England

Traditional Tales of Scotland 

Scottish Storytelling Center, Edinburgh

RCAHMS Dig It, Tales of the Clyde        Biggar, Scotland, UK

Guid Crack Club, Guest Storyteller         Waverley Bar, Edinburgh, Scotland

Schools & Libraries

Memorial Library, Ghostly Tales                    Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Okotoks Public Library, Winter Tales        Okotoks, Alberta, Canada

Vermillion Elementary School, Brave & Free  Vermillion, Alberta, Canada

Millarville Community School, Brave & Free  Millarville, Alberta, Canada

Bonnyville Library, Brave & Free        Bonnyville, Alberta, Canada

Smith School, Brave & Free                        Smith, Alberta, Canada

CJ Schurter Elementary, Scots Wha Hae        Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada

Slave Lake Library, Brave & Free               Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada

Flatbush Complex, Its all in the Kilt                  Flatbush, Alberta, Canada

Irma School K-12, Brave & Free                 Irma, Alberta, Canada

St Jerome Catholic School, Brave & Free        Vermillion, Alberta, Canada 

Marwayne School, Brave & Free      Marwayne, Alberta, Canada

Gracemount High School, Grisly Tales            Gracemount, Edinburgh

Caraway School, Brave & Free            Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

George Watson College, Scots Wha Hae        Edinburgh, Scotland

Balerno High School, Grisly Tales                    Edinburgh, Scotland

House Concerts

MacDonalds & Friends, It’s All in the Kilt      Brooks, Alberta, Canada

New Years Eve, Scottish Tales.                            Calgary, Alberta,


Mountain View Arts Festival                Didsbury, Alberta, Canada

Christmas at the Meadery, Winter Tales        Okotoks, Alberta, Canada

Time Island Medieval Faire, Historical Tales  Millarville, Alberta, Canada

Enchanted Okotoks, Brave & Free        Okotoks, Alberta, Canada

DA Downtown, Witchy & Wizardy Tales        Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Gathering of the Clans, Tales of the Clans      Sedgewick, Alberta, Canada

Calgary Medieval Faire, Brave & Free        Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Edmonton Kids Fringe, Its Hammer Time      Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Create Kids Festival, Its Hammer Time        Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Norwegian Laft Hus, Its Hammer Time      Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Drayton Valley Medieval Faire,

Its All in the Kilt                                                      Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada

Flagstaff Scottish Club’s Tartan Day,

Brave & Free, Tales from Scotland

Sedgewick, Alberta, Canada

Harry Potter Day Okotoks,

Witchy & Wazardy Tales                                      Okotoks, Alberta, Canada

Edmonton Fringe Festival, It’s All in the Kilt Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Brooks Medieval Faire, Brave & Free        Brooks, Alberta, Canada 

Calgary Fringe Festival, It’s all in the Kilt       Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Windy Castles Medieval Faire, Brave & Free Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada 

Cochrane Medieval Day, Brave & Free        Cochrane, Alberta, Canada

Vikings In the Streets, Its Hammer Time        Viking, Alberta, Canada

Horde at the Hive, Its Hammer Time      Chinook Honey Farm, Okotoks, Alberta, Canada

Perth Amber Festival, Tales from the Land    Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland

International Storytelling Festival,

Brave & Free                                                           Edinburgh, Scotland

Emcee & Hosting

Hex Calgary & Screamfest

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Time Island Medieval Faire 

Millarville, Alberta, Canada

Calgary Medieval Faire   

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Drayton Valley Medieval Faire               

Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada

Flagstaff Scottish Club’s Tartan Day       

Sedgewick, Alberta, Canada

Canadian Storytellers Conference       

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Scottish Bedtime Stories                           

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Cochrane Book Bash                                

Cochrane Library, Cochrane, Canada

Good Knights Feast                                      

Three Hills, Alberta, Canada

Guardian Travel Awards                      

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Dream Escapes Outlander Press Event       

Queensferry, Scotland, UK

Adventures by Disney Brave Tours       

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Storytelling Supper, The Story of Scotland       

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Clan History & Stories                         

Caledonian Hotel, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Robert Burns

Talking of Rabbie (condensed version)      Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The Immortal Memory                                Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada

Talking of Rabbie                                       Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Tales from the Land of Burns                Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Tales from the Land of Burns                 Sherwood Park, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The Immortal Memory                        Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Public Speaking

Talking of Rabbie, Calgary Winter Club Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Storytelling in the Digital Age,        Wordpress Conference                            Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Opening Speaker SOC Conference Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Jacobite History and Outlander              Dream Escapes Event,                          Queensferry, Scotland

The Story of Scotland, Private Event        Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

History of the Clans, Private Event        Caledonian Hotel, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK


TedX YYC – Speaker Coach mentor        TedX YYC, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


The Spontaneous Storyteller                     

Sylvan Lake , Alberta, Canada

Becoming a Storyteller: Its a Business       

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada


Storytellers of Canada Radio,                            Calgary, Alberta, Canada

CJSW Radio Interview, Cd Launch         Calgary, Alberta, Canada

CBC Radio Interview, Cd Launch         Calgary, Alberta, Canada

CBC Radio Interview, Robert Burns Talk    Calgary, Alberta, Canada

CBC Radio Interview, Bloody Scotland         Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Online Events

Days of Yore, Historical Festival 



MrSt0ryteller Twitch Streams


Facebook Live Streams


Sit Down Walking Tour


Socially Distant Festival



A Scotsman Talks To…                                          Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The Bothy Storytelling Podcast              Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Capturing Legacies Podcast,

Guest Interview 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Inside the Goblin Universe, Guest Interview  Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Paranormal Heart Podcast, Guest Interview    Calgary, Alberta, Canada


A Scotsman Talks To…- Live streamed interviews with guests from the performing Arts community.

A Scotsman Blathers About… – Weekly themed show where I discuss a topic which the audience has suggested. 

Sit Down Walking Tours – Stories and history from various Locations (Mainly Scotland) 

Socially Distant Festival – Short story sessions for online festival

Stories – A selection of stories which I have told live or pre recorded. 


Calum Lykan’s Scottish Bedtime Stories,

Calgary Alberta, Canada

Tv Appearances

Global TV News, Horde at the Hive Promo    Calgary, Alberta, Canada