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South Leith Parish Church

Door open days

23 September 2017 (10:00-16:00)

24 September 2017 (10:00-16:00)


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South Leith Parish Church, founded in 1483, has been the 'Church in the Midst' for over 500 years. The historic building, redesigned by Thomas Hamilton in 1847, house many historical and architectural items of great interest, including a unique hammer beam trust roof and magnificent stained glass window memorials.

The Brindley and Foster organ from 1887 will be played on Saturday at 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm for 10-15 minutes. The organ will be used as normal during Sunday morning service and then at 1:00pm and 2:00pm it will be played for 10-15 minutes.


Key Information

Architect: Thomas Hamilton

Building Date: 1847

Activities: Guided tours and music recitals

Worship from 11:00-12:00

Where to find us

  • Enter by Kirkgate or Constitution Street
  • Leith
  • EH6 6BJ (EH6 6AZ for SatNav)