Canongate Kirk News

Welcome to Canongate Kirk’s news page!  You can read about recent events that have taken place at the church, future dates for your diary and download the Newsletter for August 2017

Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex arrive with their family at Canongate Kirk for a service on Sunday 6th August 2017 after a weekend in Edinburgh marking Prince Edward’s role as Patron of the Edinburgh International Festival.


     Upcoming Concerts at Canongate Kirk

Follow the links to buy tickets which can also be bought on the door. (Please retain proof of purchase.)   Please note that tickets are not available from the Canongate Kirk office.

To download full details of all the concerts taking place at Canongate Kirk in August click here

Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh on  Monday 14th at 7.30pm : £10/£8/£5

Alastair Savage – Scottish Fiddle on Tuesday 15th at 8.00pm: £12/£10

Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh on Thursday 17th at 7.30pm: £10/£8/£5

Yi Dong – Traditional Chinese  on  Friday 18th at 7.00pm: £12/£10

David Hamilton – Organ Recital on  Saturday 19th  at 12 noon: £5

Consort of Voices on  Saturday 19th  at 6.00pm:  £12/£8

Tamas Fejes – Solo Violin  on  Sunday 20th at  2.00pm: £12/£10

Canongate Kirk – Open for Visitors!

‘Open Kirk’ season  at Canongate Kirk, when the church is open to the public, runs from June until end of September.   Come and visit this beautiful and historic building and kirkyard which will be open as much as possible each week from 10.30am to 4.30pm. Friendly volunteers will be on hand to greet you and there are information sheets available in over thirty languages.  You can also buy a selection of souvenirs including the unique Canongate Kirk tie, modelled above!

FREE tours of the church and churchyard are also available every Sunday at 1pm – download more information about the tours here.









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