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St Andrew’s and St George’s West

0131 225 3847|www.stagw.org.uk

June 2019

1pm Weekday Worship

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until December 31, 2020

St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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We hold a short time of prayer at 1pm every weekday at St Andrew's and St George's West, led by members of the church community. This lasts about 20 minutes and everyone is welcome to attend. On Tuesdays this takes the form of a short Communion service. You can also leave prayer requests on the prayer table at any time, and there is always quiet space in St Andrew's and St George's West for personal prayer and reflection, either in…

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Capoeira

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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COME ALONG TO CAPOEIRA! If you are interested in staying fit and having lots of fun playing games with friends then Capoeira is a great choice. Capoeira is a unique Brazilian cultural art incorporating diverse movements, music and physical conditioning. As well as being an amazingly interesting, rewarding and fun activity, the practice of Capoeira also develops excellent fitness, increased flexibility, improved coordination and balance. Beginners classes: Tuesday: 6pm - 7pm Friday: 6pm - 7pm Cost: £6 Any enquiries: Instructor…

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Sunday 9am Communion

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
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Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Our first service at St Andrew’s and St George’s West on a Sunday is short Communion service at 9am. It lasts about half an hour and everyone is welcome.

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Sunday 9.45am Learning Together

June 30 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
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Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Our 9.45am Learning Together service incorporates new liturgy and creative activities for all ages. It’s led by members and is by turns challenging, dynamic or reflective. We also lead the music with a variety of instruments and a monthly Leaning Together Band. Everyone is welcome to join the service.

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Quarterly Communion: Sunday 11am Morning Worship

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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11am Morning Worship at St Andrew’s and St George’s West includes a stimulating 10 minute talk and excellent choral and instrumental music. Brigitte Harris directs our choir and musicians. Children of all ages are welcome, enjoying a short talk and then creative learning and play in our Bright Sparks Children’s programme. After worship there’s a chance to enjoy a really good cup of coffee or tea – fair trade of course – and to chat downstairs in the Undercroft.

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July 2019

Sunday 11am Morning Worship

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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11am Morning Worship at St Andrew’s and St George’s West includes a stimulating 10 minute talk and excellent choral and instrumental music. Brigitte Harris directs our choir and musicians. Children of all ages are welcome, enjoying a short talk and then creative learning and play in our Bright Sparks Children’s programme. After worship there’s a chance to enjoy a really good cup of coffee or tea – fair trade of course – and to chat downstairs in the Undercroft.

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Fellowship Lunch

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Join us for a simple lunch of soup, bread and cheese followed by coffee and home baking. You can make a donation – we suggest a  minimum of £3. Proceeds go to local charities or good causes  

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12 noon Communion

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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We hold a short Communion Service at noon on the last Sunday of the month. Everyone who seeks to follow Jesus is welcome at this table.

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August 2019

Here’s a How-De-Do

August 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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An evening that 'bubbles with wit and good humour', celebrating the timeless Savoy operas of the Victorian masters, WS Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. Come and revel in some of the most singable words and music ever written for the stage, with numbers familiar and unfamiliar from each of their collaborations, performed by soloists from The Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society, led by their legendary directors, Alan Borthwick and David Lyle. Tickets £10

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Here’s a How-De-Do

August 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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An evening that 'bubbles with wit and good humour', celebrating the timeless Savoy operas of the Victorian masters, WS Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. Come and revel in some of the most singable words and music ever written for the stage, with numbers familiar and unfamiliar from each of their collaborations, performed by soloists from The Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society, led by their legendary directors, Alan Borthwick and David Lyle. Tickets £10

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Bach and the Poets: Slow Dancing

August 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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American violist Christine Rutledge returns to the Fringe with her new multimedia programme combining music by Bach with newly commissioned works by poets from Detroit, Rutledge's first home. Rutledge, a specialist in the performance of Bach's solo works for strings, will perform selected slow dances from the solo suites and sonatas. The poems will be recited by the authors via video projection. This performance will explore the interaction of very old and very new and how language and music are…

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Akiko Okamoto in Concert

August 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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In the first of two concerts, the international Japanese pianist Akiko Okamoto plays Pletnev’s arrangement of The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky, along with a Beethoven Sonata and Chopin Etudes £10 (£8 concession)

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Bach and the Poets: Slow Dancing

August 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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American violist Christine Rutledge returns to the Fringe with her new multimedia programme combining music by Bach with newly commissioned works by poets from Detroit, Rutledge's first home. Rutledge, a specialist in the performance of Bach's solo works for strings, will perform selected slow dances from the solo suites and sonatas. The poems will be recited by the authors via video projection. This performance will explore the interaction of very old and very new and how language and music are…

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Akiko Okamoto in Concert

August 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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In the second of her two concerts, Akiko Okamoto will play Chopin Concerto No.2 with the Fyrish String Quartet along with some of her own arrangements for solo piano. £10 (£8 concession)

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Anthems from West End to Broadway

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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An evening of musical theatre anthems from the shows you know and love, with songs from We Will Rock You, Matilda, Hairspray, Singing in the Rain and other classics. Join Edinburgh Music Theatre’s cast of over thirty vocalists and a live band as we bring you a top-quality performance that will have you laughing, crying and dancing in the aisles. £12 (£10 concession, £5 Child)

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Movie Music

August 6 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Join Edinburgh Music Theatre on the red carpet for the big premiere of this concert featuring hit songs from the silver screen, including The Greatest Showman, Mamma Mia, James Bond, La La Land and more. This blockbuster show features a live band and over thirty vocalists ready to bring the musical magic of the big screen experience to the stage. £12 (£10 concession, £5 child)

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Organ Recital

August 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Enjoy the first of our popular lunchtime recital series on the fine Wells-Kennedy instrument in the Georgian splendour of St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church. Christopher Nicol includes music by JS Bach, Franz Liszt and James MacMillan in his programme. Tickets £7

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Now the Hungry Lion Roars…

August 7 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Come and hear this celebration of wonderful wildlife in songs and poetry with Joan Busby (mezzo-soprano), Brian Bannatyne Scott (bass), Walter Blair (piano) and Joshua Manning (reader) performing Arne's Cuckoo, Schubert's Die Forelle, Poulenc's Bestiaire, Grieg's Swan, Ravel's Le Paon and more (even Moussorgsky's Flea). Also including heartfelt poems by Thomas Hardy, DH Lawrence, Robert Burns... Not to be missed! £10 (£8 concession)  

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Turadh

August 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Fiddle player Emma Donald and harpist Isbel Pendlebury combine their individualistic styles and compositions to create Turadh. This dynamic duo perform original Scottish music with a contemporary twist and are both passionate composers of traditional music, which is what initially brought them together as a duo. They both strive to push the boundaries of what is expected from their instruments, alongside composing original, exciting and challenging music. £10 (£8 concession, £20 Family)  

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Movie Music

August 7 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Join Edinburgh Music Theatre on the red carpet for the big premiere of this concert featuring hit songs from the silver screen, including The Greatest Showman, Mamma Mia, James Bond, La La Land and more. This blockbuster show features a live band and over thirty vocalists ready to bring the musical magic of the big screen experience to the stage. £12 (£10 concession, £5 child)  

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Chopin, Schumann and Albeniz

August 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Alan Graham plays Chopin's Bb minor sonata and a selection from Schumann's Noveletten. These two Early Romantic masters produced wonderful masterpieces for the piano. Both composers create different musical worlds during a piece and jump quickly from one to the next, much as one would hear listening to Chopin’s Preludes, but within one movement. The audience is kept on the edge of their seat. Included in the programme are two pieces from the suite Iberia by Albeniz. £10 (£8 conc.,…

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Guitar: Postcards from Spain

August 8 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Guitarist Stephen Morrison guides you on a journey with the music of Spain. Participate, experience and enjoy the passion, imagery and brilliance through Spain's national instrument. Including a Scottish perspective from Edinburgh-born composer Thea Musgrave. Music from the Renaissance to the 20th century by a variety of Spanish composers. £10 (£8 concession)  

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Andrew Carnegie 1835-1919

August 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Andrew Carnegie was the creator of the Carnegie Hall, the world's greatest temple to the arts and music. Come and hear this centenary recital to commemorate his life, given by Michael Mofidian (bass-baritone) and Keval Shah (piano). Produced, devised and funded by McFarlane Productions.  £10 (£8 concession)

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Movie Music

August 8 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Join Edinburgh Music Theatre on the red carpet for the big premiere of this concert featuring hit songs from the silver screen, including The Greatest Showman, Mamma Mia, James Bond, La La Land and more. This blockbuster show features a live band and over thirty vocalists ready to bring the musical magic of the big screen experience to the stage. £12 (£10 concession, £5 child)

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Dido and Aeneas

August 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Once again this exciting ensemble performs Henry Purcell's glorious masterpiece. In this semi-staged production, Coro 19 and the small instrumental ensemble are directed from the harpsichord by Neil Metcalfe. Mezzo-soprano Rachael Liddell takes the title role and tenor Guy Johnson sings Aeneas, while the part of Belinda is taken by Carey Irving. £12 (£10 concession)

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Roseberry Trio

August 9 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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This year the Fife trio will be joined by pianist Fiona Howe to present a delightful variety of chamber music by Reinecke, Molbe, Damase, Rubbra and On Wancombe Hill by Edinburgh composer Nigel Don. £10 (£8 concession, £30 Family)  

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Haydn and Grieg String Quartets

August 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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After their successful Fringe debut in 2018, the Fyrish String Quartet returns to perform Haydn's String Quartet in D minor, Op 76 No 2 (Fifths) and Grieg's String Quartet No 1 in G minor. The quartet comprises Joe Hodson, first violin; Emma Donald, second violin; Yvette Rosie, viola; and Tim Cais, cello. £10 (£8 concession)

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Movie Music

August 9 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Join Edinburgh Music Theatre on the red carpet for the big premiere of this concert featuring hit songs from the silver screen, including The Greatest Showman, Mamma Mia, James Bond, La La Land and more. This blockbuster show features a live band and over thirty vocalists ready to bring the musical magic of the big screen experience to the stage. £12 (£10 concession, £5 child)  

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Late 17th to Mid 19th-Century Arias

August 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Come and hear the young German countertenor, Fritz Spengler, perform arias from the late-17th to mid-19th centuries. His programme includes compositions by Broschi, Gluck, Handel, Mozart, Offenbach and Rossini. Produced, devised and funded by McFarlane Productions. £10 (£8 concession)  

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Distilled in Scotland – 100% Harmony!

August 10 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Two lifelong Scottish friends – Hamish, an Islander, and Dougie from Edinburgh – fulfil a plan to hike to Edinburgh through Scotland’s Islands, Highlands and Lowlands. Along the way they encounter breathtaking views, recall historical events and share personal memories reflected in the legacy of some of Scotland’s greatest songs. The show offers a rich blend of the very best of Scottish music, old and new with humour and fabulous four-part harmony performed by Edinburgh’s Rolling Hills Chorus and the…

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Movie Music

August 10 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Join Edinburgh Music Theatre on the red carpet for the big premiere of this concert featuring hit songs from the silver screen, including The Greatest Showman, Mamma Mia, James Bond, La La Land and more. This blockbuster show features a live band and over thirty vocalists ready to bring the musical magic of the big screen experience to the stage. £12 (£10 concession, £5 child)

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Songs of Scotland

August 11 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Join Alison Bishop (soprano) as she performs a collection of song settings from some of Scotland’s best-loved writers including George MacKay Brown, Robert Burns, Hugh MacDiarmid, William Soutar and Robert Louis Stevenson. £10 (£8 concession)

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Songs of Innocence and Experience

August 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Renowned for their effervescent performances, Edinburgh-born soprano Katy Thomson and Chicago-born baritone Samuel James Dewese established their dynamic duo studying at the Royal College of Music. Alongside acclaimed pianist Ingrid Sawers, these creative performers explore themes of innocence and experience: including songs by Hahn, Roussel, Satie, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Vaughan-Williams, Cole Porter and many more. £10

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Folk Songs from Just 3Folk

August 12 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Old favourites, new songs and some surprises. Come and enjoy our music. We are a three-part harmony folk singing trio, accompanying our songs with guitar, banjo and ukulele. You will enjoy traditional and contemporary folk songs. Discover the origins of the songs in our varied repertoire. We invite you to sing along or sit back, relax and be entertained in a lively, friendly atmosphere. We love to sing and can't wait to share our music with you. Not to be…

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Concert with Ciara Harvie

August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Ciara Harvie is an impressively talented mezzo-soprano from Edinburgh. The 21-year-old Scot is one of the brightest stars emerging on the music scene internationally. The atmosphere and raw emotion her concerts create are breathtaking and leave audiences stunned with her unique and exquisite classical tone. After busking on the streets of Edinburgh since she was just 15 years old, Ciara is looking forward to holding her own concerts at St Andrew’s & St George’s West at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival…

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17th to 21st-Century Airs

August 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Come and hear this tenor/countertenor duo of Hugo Mallet and Fritz Spengler perform airs from the 17th to 21st century, with music by Adès, Barber, Britten and Purcell. Conceived and devised by Ian McFarlane, and produced and funded by McFarlane Productions. £10 (£8 concession)

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Bach, Boccherini and Beethoven

August 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Join this talented London-based duo – Anne-Isabel Meyer, cello, and Andrew Sturt, piano - as they perform a series of three consecutive concerts of music by these composers of the classical era. Not to be missed. £10 (£8 concession)

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Organ Recital

August 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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In the second of our popular lunchtime organ recital series, John Kitchen, Edinburgh University and City Organist will play a programme of music by Michael Praetorius, JL Krebs, Heinrich Scheidemann, Georg Böhm and Handel £7

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Dean Friedman – Singing Songs, Telling Tales

August 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Every song a classic! Hailed by critics and fans alike as one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Friedman has achieved legendary, pop-icon status for chart-topping hits: Ariel, Lucky Stars, Lydia, Woman of Mine, Rocking Chair, McDonald’s Girl and more. Catch this legendary singer/songwriter for an unforgettable evening of funny, profound, heartfelt stories  £20 (£18 conc, £72 Family)

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BBC – Bach, Bridge, Chopin

August 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Perhaps the most insightful left-handed piano player of today, Stefan Warzycki returns to St Andrew's and St George's West with dazzling performances of his own left-hand arrangements of a Bach Cello Suite and the famous Chromatic Fantasia, plus Frank Bridge's charming Improvisations, as well as the technical and musical tour de force of all 12 of Godowsky's left-hand elaborations on Chopin's Opus 10 Etudes. Phenomenal and definitely not to be missed! £12 (£10)

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Andrew Carnegie 2

August 15 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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This is a wonderful programme of music played by Michael Foyle (violin) and Maksim Stsura (piano) to commemorate Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), the world's richest man and the world's greatest philanthropist. Devised by Ian McFarlane. Produced and funded by McFarlane Productions. £10 (£8 concession)

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Big Swing Face

August 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Back at the Fringe for a fourth sell-out year, the world's biggest big band (probably!) bring you an all-new set featuring the finest swing, jazz and Latin from the golden era of big band and beyond. Favourites on the London swing dance and jazz circuits, the band will perform charts popularised by the greatest bandleaders of all time. Expect Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington and many more. £10 (£8 conc. £28 Family)

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Dean Friedman – Singing Songs, Telling Tales

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Every song a classic! Hailed by critics and fans alike as one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Friedman has achieved legendary, pop-icon status for chart-topping hits: Ariel, Lucky Stars, Lydia, Woman of Mine, Rocking Chair, McDonald’s Girl and more. Catch this legendary singer/songwriter for an unforgettable evening of funny, profound, heartfelt stories and songs £22 (£20 conc, £80 Family)

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All Chopin Recital

August 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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For the seventh year at this wonderful venue, William Alexander again gives a recital of Chopin's piano music and performs a selection of preludes, waltzes, nocturnes, polonaises and mazurkas along with the Piano Sonata No. 2. £10 (£8 concession)

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Aberdeen a Capella – a World in Harmony

August 17 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Returning to the Fringe once again, the highly acclaimed female choir, the Aberdeen Chorus of Sweet Adelines International, presents a lively and light-hearted performance of songs from around the world sung in four-part close harmony. A show not be missed! www.aberdeenchorus.scot £10

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Veronica Yen Piano Recital

August 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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International, award-winning concert pianist Veronica Yen returns to Edinburgh. This year, she presents Beethoven's Les Adieux in a literary way, alongside with Albeniz's Spanish dances, Chopin's Mazurkas and her own new compositions. You'll be inspired by the special ordering of the classical repertoire, making the whole concert into an entire new drama. Veronica is currently working on her third CD of original compositions. £12 (£8 concession)  

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Piano Music of Erik Satie

August 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Peter Bream returns to give a recital of music by this French composer. The programme includes: Notes trois, Prélude de la Porte Héroïque du Ciel, Dances gothiques, Croquis et agaceries d'un gros bonhomme en bois, six Gnossiennes. £10 (£8 concession)  

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Absolutely Salon to Stage

August 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Adrian Sims, five-star reviewed Edinburgh Festival Fringe pianist, accompanies Miriam Sharrad, Australian mezzo, in an eclectic journey from the salons of Schumann, Duparc and Rachmaninov through opera by Mozart and Puccini to Gershwin and Bernstein on Broadway. Something for everyone! £10 (£8 concession)

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Power of Music 1

August 19 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Scottish writer Louise Welsh is an award-winning novelist, radio presenter and librettist. Join her in discussion with Andrea Baker as she selects the five pieces of music that mean the most to her. £8 (£6 concession)

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In Your Loving Is Your Knowing

August 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Panel discussion about the vision of the Scottish theologian, Elizabeth Templeton as demonstrated in this wonderful anthology of 34 of her unpublished lectures, talks and sermons in a world church context.  With Lesley Orr, Richard Holloway, Donald Smith and Alastair Hulbert. “My whole vision of theology is a convivial, energizing conversation, engaging every aspect of the self, and open to every partner from any quarter. That it is so often experienced, inside and outside the church, as a dry, remote,…

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Celebrating Scotland’s Harp – Calum Macleod

August 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Clarsach player and Gaelic singer, Calum Macleod, grew up surrounded by music, and in this short concert will perform some of his favourite tunes and songs from the Gaelic tradition as well as new compositions. From songs of unrequited love to work songs used to waulk the tweed and haunting slow airs to toe-tapping jigs and reels there’s sure to be something for everyone! £10 (£8 concession)

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Piano Landscape

August 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Acclaimed pianist Nicholas Ashton plays the beautiful music of Debussy, Daquin, Rameau, Liszt and Ravel in celebration of the natural environment – a programme inspired by the exhibited landscape paintings of the artist John Busby. £10 (£8 concession)  

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Passion and Rhythm

August 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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From passionate melodies to captivating modern beats, this concert by Sonya Toja (piano) will at first take you through some of the most significant authors of Romanticism, such as Chopin, Schumann and Brahms, whereas the second part will be dedicated to international Folk music, with the exotic sharp rhythms of Bartòk’s Bulgarian dances to finish with Ginastera’s Argentinian Dances. £10

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Inverkeithing Community Big Band

August 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Returning to the Fringe for its fifth year, Inverkeithing Community Big Band promises an incredible evening of exciting jazz and toe-tapping swing from Ellington, Basie and many more. £10 (£8 concession)

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Organ Recital

August 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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In the final recital in our popular lunchtime concert series Philip Coad will play a programme of organ music to include works by JP Sweelinck, JS Bach and Jehan Alain. £7

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Power of Music 2

August 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Sir Geoff Palmer is a highly decorated scientist, prominent human rights activist and Scotland’s first black university professor. Join him in discussion with Andrea Baker as he selects the five pieces of music that mean the most to him. £8 (£6 conc)

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Deep Peace: Moments of Choral Bliss to Soothe Your Soul

August 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Step aside from the frantic streets and slip into a meditative mood with the tranquil harmonies of five centuries from Gibbons and Tallis to Gjeilo, Whitacre and Lauridsen. Polymnia, Milton Keynes' premier chamber choir, returns to the Edinburgh Fringe. £10 (£8 concession)

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The Golden Era of the Big Band

August 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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The Sound of Seventeen Big Band will be picking the very best charts from their vast library to celebrate the golden age of the big bands. This music is guaranteed to entertain, enthral and get your toes tapping! They are delighted once again to have Martin McQueenie sing the music of the Rat Pack era and pack a few surprises with some new charts. The hottest ticket at the Fringe for one night only! Come and see this excellent band.…

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Celebrating Scotland’s Harp – Elinor Evans

August 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Drawing on her Welsh and Scottish roots Elinor’s programme will include new arrangements of traditional and contemporary pieces composed or arranged specifically for the clarsach to highlight its versatility, securing its place in the modern era as an instrument in its own right. £10 (£8 concession)

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Forth Trio

August 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Edinburgh-based young music graduates, Alexandra Prentice, Joanna Stark and Max McWhirter, come together for their debut Edinburgh Fringe performance as The Forth Trio. The ensemble will perform exciting piano trios including Beethoven and Granger. £7 (£5 concession)  

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Perfect Joy: Moments of Choral Ecstasy to Stir Your Heart

August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Lift your spirits with a selection of spine-tingling choral gems to inspire and delight. Discover stunning pieces including music by Parry, Holst, Gjeilo, Walton and Billy Joel. Polymnia, Milton Keynes' premiere chamber choir, returns to the Edinburgh Fringe. £12 (£10 concession)

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Philip Glass: Minimalism at the Organ

August 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Marking the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking 1969 minimalist compositions of Philip Glass (born in 1937), Mark Spalding gives a performance at the Wells-Kennedy organ in St Andrew's and St George's West church of Two Pages and Music in Fifths, as well as 1979's Mad Rush. £10 (£8 conc. £7 Student)

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Power of Music 3

August 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Scotland’s own award-winning, best-selling crime author Val McDermid’s novels have sold more than 15 million copies worldwide. Join her in discussion with Andrea Baker as she selects the five pieces of music that mean the most to her. £8 (£6 conc)

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Celebrating Scotland’s Harp – Na Clarsairean

August 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Na Clarsairean, The Scottish Harp Orchestra, directed by Isobel Mieras, assisted by Rosemary McKerchar, presents a programme of specially arranged and composed music. They willbe joined by Lothian Gaelic Choir, led by Jackie Cotter and Angus Tully, and Rhona Smith, musician and composer from Drake Music Scotland. Prepare to be moved, delighted and entertained by haunting laments, new and exciting musical textures and traditional dance tunes. £12 (£10 concession)

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Lieder recital

August 24 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Susan McNaught (soprano), Barbara Scott (mezzo) and Robert Duncan (piano) present a recital of beautiful 19th-century German lieder including Wagner's powerful Wesendonck-Lieder and sublime settings of Goethe's poetry by Schubert. £12 (£10 concession)

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Sax Appeal 2019

August 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Enjoy a relaxing hour away from the Fringe frenzy with Scotland's popular Hume Saxophone Quartet. Since their first Fringe appearance in 2004 the Hume has been entertaining audiences throughout Scotland with their enthusiastic mix of light jazz, classics, ragtime and easy listening music. With a repertoire that covers music from Miller to Mancini and Bach to the Beatles, there's bound to be something for everyone. £10.00 (£8.00) (£6.00SU) (£24.00F)

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Bach to Benny Goodman

August 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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The Scottish Clarinet Quartet return to the Edinburgh Fringe to present the much-loved music of JS Bach, reimagined for multiple clarinets and infused with swing jazz, funk and improvisation. Works include JS Bach: Air on the G String, Mark-Anthony Turnage: A Deviant Fantasy (after Bach's Pièce d’Orgue), and Alec Templeton: Bach Goes to Town!. £10 (£5 concession)

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Big Band Bublé

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Fresh from his recent successful tour, Scotland’s number one Bublé tribute act, Michael Hastie invites you to a night full of seductive songs and big band classics in a fabulous tribute to the Canadian crooner and the era of swing. Classic hits and That Swing Sensation Big Band mean that this is one show that will leave you Feeling Good. £12.50 (£11 conc, £8 UC)

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Chamberlain and Haywood

August 25 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Performing their unique take on world music, Paul (accordion) and Michael (saxophone, violin, whistle and clarinet) return to the Fringe with another thrilling, virtuosic musical journey around Europe, Russia and South America. Sit back and enjoy Balkan dance rhythms, wild gypsy melodies, touches of jazz, classical moments and more. £10 (£8 conc, £24 F)

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Cantica Alba – Nature’s Glory

August 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Edinburgh-based vocal ensemble Cantica Alba, directed by Michael Harris, present Nature's Glory, a programme of madrigals and partsongs, exploring the world of nature in music, including works by Gibbons, Vautor, Delius, Britten and Chilcott. £10 (£8 conc., £20 F)

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The Magic of Cole Porter

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Appearing for the 29th successive year in this magnificent setting, Fife vocal concert group Ensemble (www.ensembleinfife.org.uk) follows biographical tributes to Novello, Berlin, Porter, Kern and Gershwin with an evening dedicated to the composer of shows such as Anything Goes, High Society and Kiss Me, Kate. £12 (£10 Concession)  

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Kirk Session

August 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Kirk Session meets at 7.30pm

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September 2019

On the Button 2019

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 7, 2019

St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Our fabulous button sale in aid of Marie Curie - Scotland is back. Come and browse buttons of all kinds - vintage, collectable, craftable and even bog-standard buttons. Plus some vintage lace and trims. All lovingly collected, sorted and priced by an army of volunteers from Edinburgh City Centre Churches Together You're sure to find something you love and all proceeds support the work of Marie Curie in Scotland Join the Facebook event here!

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October 2019

Christian Aid Autumn Sale of Art and Scottish Books

October 24 - October 26
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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The Christian Aid Autumn Sale of Art and Scottish Books returns to St Andrew's and St George's West. Come and find a treasure for a friend or add to your favourite books and pictures. The much loved Coffee Morning on Saturday offers great home-baking and small gifts.    

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Quarterly Communion: Sunday 11am Morning Worship

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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11am Morning Worship at St Andrew’s and St George’s West includes a stimulating 10 minute talk and excellent choral and instrumental music. Brigitte Harris directs our choir and musicians. Children of all ages are welcome, enjoying a short talk and then creative learning and play in our Bright Sparks Children’s programme. After worship there’s a chance to enjoy a really good cup of coffee or tea – fair trade of course – and to chat downstairs in the Undercroft.

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January 2020

Quarterly Communion: Sunday 11am Morning Worship

January 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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11am Morning Worship at St Andrew’s and St George’s West includes a stimulating 10 minute talk and excellent choral and instrumental music. Brigitte Harris directs our choir and musicians. Children of all ages are welcome, enjoying a short talk and then creative learning and play in our Bright Sparks Children’s programme. After worship there’s a chance to enjoy a really good cup of coffee or tea – fair trade of course – and to chat downstairs in the Undercroft.

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July 2020

Fellowship Lunch

July 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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Join us for a simple lunch of soup, bread and cheese followed by coffee and home baking. You can make a donation – we suggest a  minimum of £3. Proceeds go to local charities or good causes  

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