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Our Autumn 2014 edition of Greyfriars Kirk Magazine is availble now. Click here for the digital version.

Alternatively you can collect a paper copy from the Kirk. Please see our calendar for opening times.

If you fancy something Christmassy this weekend we have two concerts that might capture your interest and imagination.

On Friday 5th December Parkinsons UK will be here in Greyfriars for a concert to raise funds and awareness of Parkinsons disease. The programme will be a varied and festive mix of performances, carol singing and readings.

For more information see:

On Saturday 6th December at 7.30pm Epilepsy Scotland will be at...

Join us for a concert on Sunday night, the first Sunday of advent with a concert by the ERCU:

This weekend we shall be hosting a craft fair for christmas, the stalls will be open from 11am to 4pm.

There will also be a small cafe run with tea, coffee and cakes!

Our Remembrance Day concert will be at 6pm on Sunday 9th of November.

St Salvator's Chapel Choir will be singing with Tom Wilkinson conducting.

Entry is FREE and all are welcome.

To all members of the Presbytery of Edinburgh,


I would like encourage a wide representation of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh when we induct Calum MacLeod on the 29th of October.  St Giles’ is the “High Kirk of...

 It has been announced that the Grassmarket Community Project has won the LUCIJA CIKES PRIZE for integration of disabled people in the society through green skills.


This is an incredible achievement, and reflects the amazing support of you all. In fact, the judges were unanimous in their award of gold to Edinburgh, commenting particularly...

A brand new facebook page has now been created for the Kirk so that people can follow and the events we host in a variety of ways!

Please visit it here and see what we're up to!

As the nation gears itself for a historic election, one that poses a lot of questions to all of us as individuals and a community, we at Greyfriars would like people to know that the Kirk is open to all people, of all faiths and none to visit the church as a space for reflection, thought and conversation.

On Thursday there we will hold our weekly mid-week prayer from 1.10-1.30pm which will be especially significant this week. 

Our opening hours for general access to the church are10.30am - 4.30pm.

We hope to see you!