Just Festival

The Just Festival events aim to challenge perceptions, celebrate differences and promote respectful dialogue and returns in 2020 with a programme of digital events accessible online via Zoom.

Just Festival

About Just Festival

St John's Church Princes Street, Edinburgh New Town EH2 4BJ
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Our 2020 festival is based on the theme of ‘transformations’, drawing together a programme of digital events accessible online via Zoom. These virtual events will create an important space for dialogue and platforms for engagement in local, national and international questions of social justice, equality and identity, both from the religious and non-religious perspectives.

The live element of the festival will take place at Cornerstone Centre, St. John’s Church, Princess Street from 18th – 22nd August. Stan’s Cafe will bring the internationally acclaimed ‘Of All The People In All The World’ back to Edinburgh.


Just Festival events aim to challenge perceptions, celebrate differences and promote respectful dialogue. The conversations, talks, exhibitions and performances which constitute Just’s annual programme are designed to engage with topical local, national and international questions of social justice, equality and identity, including prejudice against race, ethnicity, class and economic status. Just explores these issues by creating safe spaces for dialogue and exchange between affected groups and individuals, invited experts, practitioners, community based organisations, socially conscious performing arts groups and the general public. This multi-dimensional, multi-stakeholder approach encourages creative engagement with important societal questions from a variety of angles and perspectives with the aim of reducing religious, political and social intolerance.

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