Quaker Meeting House

Quaker Meeting House

About Quaker Meeting House

7 Victoria Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2JL
01312254825
Quaker Meeting House Website

The Meeting House doubles up as Venue 40 in the Edinburgh Fringe every August.

Upcoming Events at Quaker Meeting House

Catalonia and Caledonia: parallels and possibilities with Chris Bambery and George Kerevan

Catalonia and Caledonia: parallels and possibilities with Chris Bambery and George Kerevan

20th August 2018
The surge for independence in Catalonia has thrown up similarities with our own nation. Authors Chris Bambery & George Kerevan discuss the parallels and possibilities this presents for both countries.
Radical roads to tackling inequality with Henry McLeish and Neil Findlay

Radical roads to tackling inequality with Henry McLeish and Neil Findlay

20th August 2018
A political discussion with Former First Minister Henry McLeish, author of Citizens United, and Neil Findlay, author of Socialism and Hope.
Keir Hardie and the politics of today with Pauline Bryan and Gordon Munro

Keir Hardie and the politics of today with Pauline Bryan and Gordon Munro

20th August 2018
Pauline Bryan, editor of What Would Keir Hardie Say? in conversation with Edinburgh councillor Gordon Munro, discussing topical political issues in the light of the legacy of Keir Hardie.
Whisky in song and verse with Scotland’s Whisky Bard Robin Laing

Whisky in song and verse with Scotland’s Whisky Bard Robin Laing

21st August 2018
Robin Laing, singer-songwriter and long-time Chair of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society Tasting Panel, brings the history of Scotland’s national drink to life.
Verse and song in tribute to women of Scotland with Gerda Stevenson and Magi Gibson

Verse and song in tribute to women of Scotland with Gerda Stevenson and Magi Gibson

21st August 2018
Celebrate the diverse achievements and perspectives of Scottish women past and present with two of the strongest voices on the Scottish poetry scene.
Scotia Nova with James Mitchell, Katherine Trebeck and Andrew Wilson

Scotia Nova with James Mitchell, Katherine Trebeck and Andrew Wilson

21st August 2018
James Mitchell, author of Hamilton 1967 discusses the future of Scotland with author Katherine Trebeck and Andrew Wilson, Chair of the Sustainable Growth Commission.
The meaning of art with Angus Reid and Richard Demarco

The meaning of art with Angus Reid and Richard Demarco

22nd August 2018
Artists Angus Reid and Richard Demarco discuss the meaning of art on 22nd August as part of ScotlandsFest 2018.
Capturing the image: the two faces of portrait with Alexander Moffat and Greg Moodie

Capturing the image: the two faces of portrait with Alexander Moffat and Greg Moodie

22nd August 2018
Artist Alexander Moffat and cartoonist Greg Moodie discuss the two faces of portrait in this event as part of ScotlandsFest2018.
The ‘Troubles’: Belfast from two perspectives with Brian Allaway and Peter Geoghegan

The ‘Troubles’: Belfast from two perspectives with Brian Allaway and Peter Geoghegan

22nd August 2018
Join Brian Allaway, author of Belfast Firefighters and Irish investigative journalist Peter Geoghegan as they discuss The ‘Troubles’!
Communites, quirks and all: from Galloway to Skara Brae with James McEnaney and Hugh McMillan

Communites, quirks and all: from Galloway to Skara Brae with James McEnaney and Hugh McMillan

23rd August 2018
JAMES McENANEY, Lecturer, journalist, writer and teacher is in conversation with HUGH McMILLAN, a poet and writer in this event as part of ScotlandsFest 2018.
Edinburgh beyond the guide book with Jenni Calder and Tim Bell

Edinburgh beyond the guide book with Jenni Calder and Tim Bell

23rd August 2018
Jenni Calder, author of Existential Edinburgh: An Eccentric Odyssey, shares her personal experience of the city along with Tim Bell, author of Choose Life, Choose Leith: Trainspotting on Location.
St Kilda: The silent islands speak with Alex Boyd and Jessica Danz

St Kilda: The silent islands speak with Alex Boyd and Jessica Danz

23rd August 2018
Award-winning documentary and landscape photographer Alex Boyd and composer Jessica Danz discuss new perpectives on the islands.
Putting homelessness on the global agenda with Mel Young and Peter Barr

Putting homelessness on the global agenda with Mel Young and Peter Barr

24th August 2018
An estimated 100 million people around the globe are homeless. Join Mel Young and Peter Barr as they discuss how, through the power of sport, the Homeless World Cup continues to transform lives.
Scotland: the timescape with Andrew Conway and Anna Groundwater

Scotland: the timescape with Andrew Conway and Anna Groundwater

24th August 2018
Does the barrage of facts and figures from politicians leave you frustrated and confused? Join Andrew Conway and Anna Groundwater as they bring clarity, common sense and future-thinking.
Scotland, racism and denial with Neil Davidson, Nasar Meer and Kokumo Rocks

Scotland, racism and denial with Neil Davidson, Nasar Meer and Kokumo Rocks

24th August 2018
Neil Davidson and Nasar Meer discuss Scotland's issue with racism alongside performance poet Kokumo Rocks as part of ScotlandsFest 2018.

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Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Little Baby Bum
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Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft
See Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft when it goes on display at the National Museum of Scotland from 17th May.

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