St John's Episcopal Church

St John's Episcopal Church
Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4BJ
  • Telephone 0131 229 7565
  • Opening times Opening times vary, see individual events for details.
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  • Website www.stjohns-edinburgh.org.uk
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St John's Episcopal Church

St John's is a beautiful historic building comprising a main church, church hall and public meeting room. All are available to hire for public or private events – we hold a theatrical licence and are PRS registered. St John's is home to Henderson's at St John's Vegetarian Restaurant, the One World Shop, Cornerstone Bookshop and during August Edinburgh's Just Festival.

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  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Events at this venue

There are 13 events at this location

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Bloominauschwitz

  • Written by: Richard Fredman

An immersive work-in-progress which is part performance and part reading, and features the character Leopold Bloom, of Ulysses' fame, searching his Jewish roots and the dark recesses of European history.

Fri 3 Aug

Hall at St John's

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 4 Aug

Hall at St John's

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 6 Aug

Hall at St John's

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 25 Aug

Connected Lives

The Active Inquiry Spect-Act Network Baz, Muyemba and Poppy are isolated and feel alone – in a city of half a million people. How is this possible? What has caused this isolation? How and where can they make connections again? In partnership with The Bethany Christian Trust, The Alma Project and Shakti Women's Aid…

Mon 13 Aug

Hall at St John's

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 14 Aug

Hall at St John's

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Hall at St John's

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 18 Aug

Hall at St John's

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

CROW

Bird Radio CROW is the genre-defying new stage show and new album by vocalist Bird Radio – 'folk-horror of the darkest hue' (fRootsMag.com) – based on poetry from Ted Hughes’ 1970 masterpiece on grief, Crow: From The Life And Songs Of The Crow. It is a unique collaboration with a band featuring sonic duo Pig7 that…

Sat 25 Aug

Church at St John's

£12 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dr Korczak's Example

Set in the WWII Warsaw ghetto, the play tells the moving and heroic story of Dr Janusz Korczak, a Polish educator and childrens author, who ran an orphanage for Jewish children destined to face the Nazi oppressors. Dr Korczak was a Polish doctor and writer, who passionately championed every childs right to freedom…

Fri 3 Aug

£10–£12 / 0131 229 7565

Hall at St John's

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 4 Aug

£10–£12 / 0131 229 7565

Hall at St John's

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 6 Aug

£10–£12 / 0131 229 7565

Hall at St John's

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 11 Aug

Find Your Way

Returning to the Edinburgh Fringe in partnership with Just Festival.HarmonyChoir have come a long way from being a research project set up to provide evidence of the beneficial effects of singing in a choir on well-being to a well-established choir tackling stigma surrounding ill mental health. This inclusive…

Fri 24 Aug

£5–£7 / 0131 229 7565

Church at St John's

£7 (£5) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Island

Chris Weare, Siya Mayola, Luntu Masiza The Island is an award-winning and acclaimed apartheid-era play written by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona. Set on Robben Island and telling a moving story celebrating hope, passion and resilience. Two cellmates perform futile physical labour by day while rehearsing a…

Fri 3 Aug

Hall at St John's

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 4 Aug

Hall at St John's

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 6 Aug

Hall at St John's

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 25 Aug

The Island | Christopher Weare (Director)

An award-winning and acclaimed apartheid-era play set on Robben Island telling a moving story celebrating hope, passion and resilience. Two cellmates perform futile physical labour by day while rehearsing a makeshift performance of Sophocles play Antigone by night. The play written by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston…

Fri 3 Aug

£10–£12 / 0131 229 7565

Sat 4 Aug

£10–£12 / 0131 229 7565

Tue 7 Aug

£10–£12 / 0131 229 7565

…and 12 more dates until 25 Aug

Just Festival

Just Festival offers a programme to help people explore their spirituality by engaging with others and promoting peace with live music, talks, dance shows and exhibitions. The 2018 theme is 'OutsideIn'.

Fri 3 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 225 6470

Sat 4 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 225 6470

Sun 5 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0131 225 6470

…and 22 more dates until 27 Aug

Sounds from Gold Coast

African rhythms and harmonies in gospel arrangements performed by the Ghanaian a cappella sensation.

Fri 3 Aug

Church at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 4 Aug

Church at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 6 Aug

Church at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 18 Aug

We Are

Adaawe A high-octane hour of drumming, singing, storytelling and dance. Los Angeles all-woman band Adaawe premiere their new show, bouncing hip multiculturalism off their own ethnic roots from Africa to the Middle East to Morocco to Panama to the USA. Inspired by, and dedicated to, the women of Ghana, West Africa, who…

Wed 8 Aug

Hall at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 9 Aug

Hall at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 15 Aug

Hall at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 23 Aug

We Are

Adaawe A high-octane hour of drumming, singing, storytelling and dance. Los Angeles all-woman band Adaawe premiere their new show, bouncing hip multiculturalism off their own ethnic roots from Africa to the Middle East to Morocco to Panama to the USA. Inspired by, and dedicated to, the women of Ghana, West Africa, who…

Tue 7 Aug

Church at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 10 Aug

Church at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 11 Aug

Church at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 25 Aug

We Are | Adaawe

A hip and multicultural Los Angeles all-woman band, ADAAWE, premiere their new show WE Are bouncing off their own ethnic roots from Africa to the Middle East to Morocco to Panama to USA. Inspired by and dedicated to, the women of Ghana, West Africa, who gather under the full moon, they tell stories of sorrow and joy. A…

Tue 7 Aug

£13–£15 / 0131 229 7565

Wed 8 Aug

£13–£15 / 0131 229 7565

Thu 9 Aug

£13–£15 / 0131 229 7565

…and 14 more dates until 25 Aug

3D/2D West End Fair

Hundreds of makers, artists and designers exhibit their latest work in a spectacular outdoor setting throughout the August festival season. New faces every Monday and Thursday.

Sat 4 Aug

Free / 0131 229 7565

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 5 Aug

Free / 0131 229 7565

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Mon 6 Aug

Free / 0131 229 7565

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 20 more dates until 26 Aug

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