Events & Live Performance

Official Opening Concert

Abbeyhill Primary School, Abbey Street

Abbeyhill Primary School Ensembles perform old favourites.

  • Saturday 11:00


Monika Szydłowska  - Do you miss your country? 


A book signing and chaired discussion with the author.

  • Sunday 11:00

Singing street (1950) 

Upstairs at the artisan

The Singing Street, is a short film made in 1950 in Edinburgh. Made by a group of teachers from Norton Park School, who filmed their pupils playing street games, accompanied by traditional children’s songs, at various locations in the city. 

  • Daily

Aileen Paterson

15 Carlyle Place

The author of the beloved Maisie of Morningside will be giving readings of her acclaimed series.

  • 14:30 Daily



Live Music Stage

Holland House (the foot of Carlyle & Waverley Place)

5-piece bluegrass band, Home Made Jam and Betty & Stewart Pottinger.

  • Daily 13:00 - 17:00

Anne Marie's Tea & Baking

37 Carlyle Place

Drop in for a cuppa and home made cakes, with all proceeds to Oxfam.

  • Daily

Any Dog 'ill Do Rescue

11 Maryfield place

Come and meet the dogs of Any Dog ‘ill Do Rescue looking for their forever homes. (Normal adoption procedure applies).

  • Daily

General Century Store & Cafe

1 - 7 Montrose terrace

Coffee, tea and food.

  • Daily