Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: The Art of Hymns

Music (choral, spoken word)

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  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Lunchtime lecture: The Art of Hymns. Many hymns are artistic gems, but familiarity leads to their musical and poetic brilliance being overlooked, and unfamiliarity leads to their being ignored. Dr John Kitchen MBE, who is delivering the lecture, is the Edinburgh City Organist, University Organist and Honorary Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, and the Director of Music at Old Saint Paul's Episcopal Church. He was appointed MBE in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours list. Tickets are £8 and are available from the Fringe Box Office and at the door.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: There are 2 temporary ramps over 5 stone steps.
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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