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St Giles' Cathedral
The High Kirk of Edinburgh, situated at the historic heart of the Old Town. Open to visitors 9-5pm. Sundays 1-5pm.
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GA Junkie 3h
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On our visit to St. Giles in May, interested to find that the descendants of James Hannay, Dean of Edinburgh and Jenny's intended target, have placed a plaque to his memory nearby.
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Riddle's Court 4h
believed green spaces were vital to city life. Alongside local groups he cultivated & revived neglected spaces to create community havens. With Castle Hill Primary pupils he created Johnston Terrace Garden which became & remains an oasis in the heart of our city.
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John Thor Ewing 6h
23 July 1637: Jenny Geddes flings her stool at the Dean of St Giles, Edinburgh, yelling, "De'il gie you colic, the wame o' ye, fause thief. Daur ye say Mass in my lug?"
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Visit CanonGREAT 6h
Ah, the famous folk from Canongate! :)
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Church of Scotland 8h
New book of hymns inspired by traditional songs launched
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St Giles' Cathedral 7h
Replying to @StGilesHighKirk
And thanks to our archivist for sending us this, which *could* be a reference to a Janet Geddes in Canongate baptism records.
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St Giles' Cathedral 8h
Today marks the 381st anniversary of the 'Jenny Geddes incident' in St Giles'. 💥
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St Giles' Cathedral 9h
Upcoming free concerts this week: 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Saturday at 12.15, Richard Hinsley, concert pianist, Nottingham 🇺🇸 Sunday at 6pm, West Texas A&M University Horn Choir, USA
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Johan Jul 19
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St Giles' Cathedral Jul 19
Want to hear our organ? We'll be hosting a range of organ recitals 25 July - 22 August. Tickets available from the St Giles' shop, from or at the door. 🎶
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St Giles' Cathedral Jul 19
Discover over 900 years of history through riots, rebellions and restoration! Guided walking tours of St Giles' are now running every Tuesday at 2pm. Book in advance here:
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St Giles' Cathedral Jul 19
Upcoming concerts this week: 🇳🇴 Thursday (today) at 12.15, Ørland Sangforening, Norway 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Friday at 12.15, Sean Whytock on piano, Cumbria 🇺🇸 Saturday at 12.15, Jefferson Choral Society, USA 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Sunday at 6, Robert Fleming on piano, Fife Free entry.
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St Giles' Cathedral Jul 17
Is that a Mr John Knox we spot in the new Mary Queen of Scots trailer? 📽️
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Rt Rev Susan Brown Jul 16
Tens of thousands of people want their names to count in the campaign to allow the Bakhsh family to stay in Scotland. This is a family who call this country home and the uncertainty they are living with is cruel.
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St Giles' Cathedral Jul 16
Tonight at 7.30 we'll have the last in our lecture series, where Prof. Steve Boardman will give a talk on Alexander Stewart, the Wolf of Badenoch. Free entry! Find out more:
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Church of Scotland Jul 12
Scottish churches appeal to President Trump to change migrant policy.
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St Giles' Cathedral Jul 10
Join us tonight at 8pm for our Christian Aid Charity Concert with the Choir of Trinity College Melbourne, Australia. Tickets £10 on the door, £8 conc., £5 students. All for a good cause! Find out more: 🇦🇺
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St Giles' Cathedral Jul 10
Join us tonight at 8pm for our Christian Aid Charity Concert with the Choir of Trinity College Melbourne, Australia. Tickets £10 on the door, £8 conc., £5 students. All for a good cause! Find out more:
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St Giles' Cathedral Jul 9
That's all for tonight. Thanks to Dr Alison Cathcart for a fascinating lecture on the Statutes of Iona and the relationship between clans and the Scottish Crown. Thanks to all who came. Good night!
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St Giles' Cathedral Jul 9
Over time Gaelic cheifs were encouraged to become more like Scotland's wider social elite. They would eventually become landowners of estates rather than cheifs. AC
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