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

Event times

There are 9 events at this location

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Afropella Night

Alabaster Box An a cappella concert with a unique sense of indigenous African rhythms, beats and sounds all of which are vocally generated. A musical journey into the spirit of Ghana.

Fri 7 Aug

Church at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Church at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

Church at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 31 Aug

Celtic Kirtan

Macushla and Friends We present songs and chants blending a Celtic spirituality with Indian Kirtan style chanting form. The dialogue is in the music. Find a moment of tranquillity with the enchanting tunes of Irish folk music. Celtic Kirtan creates a unique dialogue between music and spoken word. Celtic spirituality…

Fri 7 Aug

Church at St John's

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Church at St John's

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Church at St John's

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 11 Aug

Church Tower Abseil

If you've got a head for heights why not abseil off the iconic St John's Church on Edinburgh's busiest shopping street. Raise funds for the Church's building development project or a charity of your choice.

Sat 2 May

£50 for those raising money for St John's; £100 for those raising money for another charity / 0131 221 2271

For Big Boys Only

Nastya Rybachuk Nastya writes pop-art poems using the language that people speak today at home, on the street, in offices, pubs, bedrooms and on social networks. Nastya’s poetry is of a great interest to a generation living in an era of the gradual blurring of borders between written and oral communication.

Fri 7 Aug

Church at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Church at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 11 Aug

Church at St John's

£15 (£13) / 0131 229 7565

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 30 Aug

Katie O’Kelly’s Counter Culture

Katie O’Kelly A fair retail fairytale? Don't make me laugh! Welcome to the world of Macken's department store, filled with fake smiles, sales targets and bunions. Four shop employees. One day on the shop floor. A day so jam-packed it is bursting at the seams, and the workers feel as disposable as the clothes they sell.

Fri 7 Aug

Hall at St John's

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Hall at St John's

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

Hall at St John's

£12 (£10) / 0131 229 7565

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 30 Aug

Mad Women in my Attic!

Monica Salvi Join a woman – and her multiple personalities – on a journey through the twisted corridors of her mind, where you’ll meet some of the mad and quirky women of musical theatre and celebrate your own gift of insanity. Set in an imaginary mental asylum, Mad Women in my Attic! is a collection of show tunes…

Fri 7 Aug

Church at St John's

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Church at St John's

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

Church at St John's

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 31 Aug

Richard III

Brite Theatre An audience. Anything can happen. All the world is a stage. What part will you play? Pushing the boundaries of Shakespearean performance, Brite Theatre have re-imagined Richard III as a bold and engaging one-woman show. The fourth wall has been utterly obliterated, as you the audience take on the roles of…

Wed 12 Aug

Church at St John's

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 13 Aug

Church at St John's

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

Church at St John's

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 31 Aug

Taiko Drumming Course

Learn powerful drumming in the Japanese tradition with Europe's foremost Taiko drum group.

Mon 27 Apr

£120 (£70 for 16-25 Year Olds) / 01357 522008

Mon 4 May

£120 (£70 for 16-25 Year Olds) / 01357 522008

Mon 11 May

£120 (£70 for 16-25 Year Olds) / 01357 522008

…and 8 more dates until 6 Jul

War Child: Save the Children of Syria

Classical musicians based in Edinburgh come together with Lyrica Girls Choir to raise funds for Save the Children of Syria. Soprano Simone Sahyouni, harpist Sophie Askew, cellist Lindsay Martindale and organist David Turner perform an eclectic programme of music by Hans Gal, Bartok, Mozart, Morricone,Bantock and Komitas.

Sat 2 May

£10 in advance; £11 on the door (£8 in advance; Children free) / 0131 229 7565

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