After opportunities for service ringing around Edinburgh, the activities move to the grounds of St Mary's Cathedral in Palmerston Place, followed by dinner and a ceilidh!

Service Ringing

Please note that the BBC Live Broadcast originally scheduled for 8am at St Andrew and St George has been postponed due to the recent events in Manchester.

Morning Service Ringing Times are as follows:

9.45 - 10.30
St Mary’s Cathedral (Episcopal)
10.25 - 11.00 St Cuthbert’s (Church of Scotland)
12.00 - 13.00
St Andrew and St George (Church of Scotland)*

For services at other towers across Scotland, see

*The ringing at St Andrew and St George is after the service, so please wait until the choir has left before entering the church.  Ringing can be extended beyond 1pm if needed.

Afternoon Events

All of the following events take place in the Walpole Hall on the grounds of St Mary's Cathedral, Palmerston Place. 

The hall will be open from 12.30 with display stalls and library publications available for all to view.  The help desk will also be open here.

Formal events:

11.30 - 12.15 Council Review Action Group (CRAG) update
13.00 Open Meeting - Speaker Sir Tony Baldry (Chair, Church Buildings Council) 
14.00  Central Council Welcome Meeting for New Members 
15.00-15.30  Tea, coffee and cakes 
15.30  Choral Evensong at St Mary's Cathedral*

*Service ringing starts at 14.30 with the Service Touch (CCCBR President's Band) at 15.15

Sunday Evening Dinner and Ceilidh

Dinner and Ceilidh


6.30 pm for 7 pm at Ghillie Dhu, 2 Rutland Place, followed by Ceilidh from 9pm

A beautifully restored Grade A listed building which showcases all the traditional features of what was originally the St Thomas Episcopal Church. 



Hearty Lentil Broth
with warm Crusty Bread
Pan Roasted Chicken Breast,
with a Black Pudding Hash & Glazed Carrots and a Whisky Jus


Vegetarian Wellington,
with Butternut Squash and Roasted Red Peppers
Rich Dark Chocolate Mousse
with a Chocolate Ganache




(Please state any dietary requirements on your booking form - there is space provided for this, as well as extra room for comments if your diet is very complicated).


Event Properties

Event Date 28-05-2017 6:30 pm
Registration Start Date 11-01-2017
Capacity 200
Cut off date 14-05-2017 11:55 pm
Individual Price £37.00
Location Ghillie Dhu
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