Worship is at the centre of our life together. Canongate Kirk is a congregation with ancient traditions and a vibrant sense of Christ’s calling in today’s city. We worship in the Presbyterian tradition, and follow …
Gathered by God from across the city of Edinburgh to serve and worship in Edinburgh’s Old Town, we are the parish church of the Canongate on the Royal Mile, and the kirk of Holyroodhouse and …
Welcome to Canongate Kirk Whether you have come from around the world or are exploring your own backyard, we are pleased to have you here. Canongate Kirk is an ancient church with a fascinating history …
A history of the Kirk in the Canongate by Ronald Selby Wright. “The Church came to the Canongate before the houses.” The Canongate was a separate burgh before it was formally absorbed by Edinburgh in 1856. …
Congratulations on your decision to get married. Whether you’re to be married in Canongate Kirk or elsewhere, there are certain things you will need to know as you begin to make your plans and preparations …
The calendar for Canongate Kirk services, congregational events, concerts, and community bookings. If you are interested in learning more about booking space at Canongate Kirk or the Harry Younger Hall, please see our Bookings page …
Welcome to our News page!
Find out what’s on and what’s been happening at Canongate Kirk, the Kirk of Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh Castle. Download the latest Newsletter for August. Read about our Fellowship Gathering programme for 2019. Read a selection of recent sermons here.
Canongate Kirk at the Fringe
We have our annual selection of wonderful musical events at the Fringe where Canongate Kirk becomes Venue 60. Tickets for all the events below are available on the door or from the Fringe Box Office. Church services continue on Sunday mornings as usual throughout the Fringe.
Visit of HM The Queen to Canongate Kirk on Sunday 30th June 2019
Photos courtesy of Rob McDougall.
Open Kirk 2019 – We are open to visitors!
From May to September, the doors of Canongate Kirk are open to visitors as much as possible, usually from 11.00am to 4pm every day except Sundays when it is open from 1.30pm onwards. Come inside and see our new and still evolving visitors’ centre with topical story boards providing an insight into the past and present of this place of worship. Our gift shop is stocked with souvenirs and gifts (such as the unique Canongate Kirk tie, see below!) and friendly volunteers are on hand to welcome you and answer any questions. Explore the interior of the church itself with its famous blue pews or simply just experience the peace and quiet of this beautiful, iconic building. Click HERE to find out dates and times of our free monthly kirkyard tours.
Open Kirk Stewards modelling the Canongate Kirk tie which is on sale in our visitors’ centre.
Canongate Kirk Appeal
Click HERE for Gift Aid Form
Click HERE to see news of fundraising events for the Canongate Kirk Appeal.
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