A Mile In My Shoes



Empathy Museum (UK) are bringing their international touring hit A Mile in My Shoes to Scotland. Located at sites in Forres and Elgin and housed in a giant shoebox, this exhibit holds a diverse collection of shoes and audio stories that explore our shared humanity. Visitors will be invited to walk a mile in the shoes of a young local stranger whilst listening to their story. Each story will last approximately 10 minutes.

Tickets for A Mile In My Shoes will be available on the door. Tickets are £1.

Open from 11am to 4pm.

Part of Findhorn Bay Festival


A Mile in My Shoes is part of National Theatre of Scotland’s Futureproof festival marking Scotland’s Year of Young People in 2018. A major radical new festival of international performing arts, created by young people working alongside renowned Scottish, British and international theatre practitioners.

Ten companies and artists specialising in daring new work will embed themselves in ten communities around the country, working with local groups of young people to co-create, design, develop and stage a piece of performance. Ten productions will then take place in cities and locations across Scotland as part of the Futureproof festival in September and October 2018.


Running Time:

10 minutes per story

Accessible performances available:

  • BSL British Sign Language Performance

  • Wheelchair Accessible

  • Captioned

Recommended Age Guide:

All ages




Find out more about accessibility for A Mile In My Shoes.

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About Empathy Museum

Empathy Museum is the world’s first experiential space dedicated to developing the skill of empathising, transforming personal relationships and inspiring action.

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Futureproof Transmissions

Futureproof Transmissions is a series of broadcasts capturing created by young filmmakers capturing performance highlights, interviews, vox pops and behind the scenes action from the Futureproof Festival.

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