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Edinburgh Festival Fringe


Venue Number 122: The Parish Church of St Cuthbert


Situated as we are, in the very heart of Edinburgh, St Cuthbert's provides the perfect venue for shows of all natures, but our large auditorium and fabulous acoustics make us a particularly popular destination for concerts. Below is a list of all the shows we hosted 2019. We'd love to be even busier next year, so please contact us if you think St Cuthbert's might provide the perfect venue for your performance.



-Cambridge University Opera Society - Il Signor Bruschino - 5th-10th @ 2.30p.m.

A revival of their sell-out, five-star production - a one act farce performed in the original Italian.

- Lunchtime Organ Recitals – 5th 6th 7th 8th & 9th @ 12.30p.m.   

St Cuthbert’s Director of Music curates a short run of free summer recitals.

- Loud & Proud on the Fringe – 10th @ 7.30p.m.

Scotland’s LGBT a cappella sensation raise funds for Waverley Care.

- Charlotte Edwards & Anne-Isabel Meyer – Violin & Cello Recital – 12th @ 12.30p.m.

Join this talented duo as they play a selection of much-loved pieces from the duo's repertoire.

- Anne-Isabel Meyer – Bach Cello Suites – 13th 14th & 15th @ 12.30p.m.

This acclaimed London-based cellist performs all Bach's glorious solo cello suites in three consecutive performances.

- Take Note Community Choir – Devon Knows How They Make It So Musical! – 12th @ 4.00p.m.

Join us for a magical, marvellous hour of songs from your favourite movie musicals.

- Opera Bohemia – The Merry Widow (Lehár) – 15th @ 7.30p.m.

Scotland’s professional touring company celebrates 10 years with the world’s best loved operetta.

- The Really Terrible Orchestra – 17th @ 4.00p.m.

New music, old favourites, all played with great élan, diligence and great effort.

- Veronica Yen – Piano Recital – 19th @ 1.00p.m.

Including Beethoven's Les Adieux, Albeniz, Chopin, and her own new compositions, rearranged in a literary way!

- Yo Wu – Debut Recital – 21st @ 1.00p.m.

Multi-talented nine-year-old Taiwanese musician Yo Wu presents her debut recital at Edinburgh Festival Fringe!

- Alex Metcalfe -Mémoires d'un Amnésique: the Life & Music of Erik Satie – 22nd & 24th @ 2.30p.m.

Piano recital, one-man play and surrealist film amalgamated into a unique theatrical experience.

- Alastair Savage & Alice Allen: Scotland & Beyond – 23rd @ 6.00p.m.

Scotland's vintage melodies alongside folk inspired sounds from overseas.

- Boys in Sync – 22nd @ 7.00p.m. & 23rd @ 1.30p.m.

Three young men explore contemporary masculinity through dance and theatre.

- Chris Ray King – Cold Turkey Blues – 24th @ 9p.m.

A one-off, solo acoustic set. Storytelling, dark humour, romance and a surprisingly high body count.


The Fringe Society

"The founding principle at the heart of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe - to be an open access arts event that accommodates anyone with a story to tell and a venue willing to host them – still regulates the work of the Society today."

The Fringe Society exists to:

  • Support, advise and encourage everyone who wants to participate in the Fringe.
  • Provide information and assistance to help audiences curate their own Fringe experience.
  • Promote the Fringe and what it stands for all over the world.
  • Ensure the Fringe Society is sustainable, utilising its resource to the greatest benefit of the Fringe and its constituents.

Click here to find out more information on The Fringe Society 




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Putting on a Show

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