Events

Socials, concerts, and other bits and bobs...

Upcoming Events

Christmas Concert 2019

Sunday 8th December, 2019

St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP.

Edinburgh City Singers perform their annual Christmas Concert with songs from a wide range of genres including Bacharach, traditional songs, and of course festive favourites!

Tickets available on the door, £7 (£5).

Carol Singing 2019

Monday 16th December, 2019

Edinburgh Christmas Market

Edinburgh City Singers will be singing Christmas carols and other favourite Christmas songs between 6-8pm at the Christmas Market. 
We are raising money for our charity this term, The LifeCare Centre. 

Past Events

Charity Bake Sale 

Monday 18th November, 2019

St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP.

Edinburgh City Singers hosted a charity bake sale and raffle where we raised an incredible £750 for our nominated charity, LifeCare Centre.

Thanks to all those who baked, bought, and donated!

Summer Concert 2019

Sunday 30th June, 2019

St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP.

Join The Edinburgh City Singers are for their 2019 Summer Concert with music from Aretha Franklin to The Beach Boys and many more!

Refreshments served during the interval.

Doors open: 7.15pm

Concert begins: 7.45pm

Winter Concert 2018

Sunday 9th December, 2018

St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP.

The Edinburgh City Singers present their annual Christmas Concert featuring a wide selection of songs from Queen to The Sound of Music.

Doors open: 7.15pm

Concert begins: 7.45pm

Refreshments available.

Christmas Concert 2017

Sunday 10th December, 2017

St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP.

The Edinburgh City Singers are pleased to present their annual Christmas Concert featuring a wide selection of songs from different genres.

Doors open: 7.15pm

Concert begins: 7.45pm

Refreshments available.

Summer Concert 2017

Sunday 25th June, 2017

St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP.

The Edinburgh City Singers are pleased to announce their fourth annual Summer Concert featuring a wide selection of songs from different genres.

Doors open: 7.15pm

Concert begins: 7.45pm

Refreshments available.

Fundraising Rehearsal 2017

Monday 1st May, 2017

Our annual Bake Sale and Fundraising Rehearsal will be held before and during the regular rehearsal on Monday 1st May.

Please bake, bring, and buy! There will also be a raffle and other games to win prizes.

All proceeds will go to the Khanyisela Project (more info here), helping provide education to children in the Amazizi Area in Africa.

Donations are also welcome for Marysia to take directly to the project when she travels there later this year!

Christmas Social 2016

Saturday 17th December, 2016

Our end of term Pub Quiz social will be held at the Lifecare Centre in Stockbridge (where Michelle's farewell ceilidh was held).

Parking on surrounding streets is very limited so we suggest arriving on foot. Numerous buses serve the main road through Stockbridge.

Our quizmaster for the evening will lead us through a number of rounds, before the winning team is presented with a prize. 

Nibbles will be provided and you may bring your own booze (and other drinks).

Christmas Carolling 2016

Saturday 17th December, 2016

Edinburgh Christmas Market, 1-3pm.

As part of the Winter Wonderland in St. Andrew's Square, we shall be performing Christmas songs and carols in aid of OneKind, the animal protection charity. Don your santa hat, grab some tinsel, and come brave the chilly weather to raise some much needed pennies for a local cause. 

Winter Concert 2016

Sunday 4th December, 2016

St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP.

The Edinburgh City Singers are proud to invite you to their third annual Christmas Concert. In the beautiful setting of St. Cuthbert's Church, at the foot of Edinburgh Castle, this dedicated community choir will delight with a wide variety of songs including pop songs old and new, well-known hits from musicals, and beautiful settings of well known choral pieces. Soak up the music in the stunning architecture, and enjoy a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie during the interval.

Ceilidh/Farewell Party

Saturday 3rd September, 2016

The Lifecare Centre, Stockbridge. Parking VERY LIMITED. 

 

Ceilidh, hog roast, good times! Formal attire encouraged (kilts!), although comfortable shoes recommended!

This party is for current choir members only and YOU NEED TO SIGN UP FOR THE PARTY so that I know how many to cater for - please put your name on the list at the rehearsal on either the 15th or 22nd August, noting any dietary requirements.

Summer Social 2016

Sunday 3rd July, 2016

Dinner at 7pm, Ghost Bus Tour at 9pm

Where: Dinner & Bus pick-up: Cosmo, The Omni Centre, Greenside Row, Edinburgh, EH1

What: Let's celebrate the end of term and months of hard work with a fun evening out: a buffet dinner at Cosmo, with food from all over the world (vegetarian and vegan available - wine, draft beers and soft drinks included), followed by a private tour on the Edinburgh Ghost Bus - step on board for a macabre journey into the tainted history of the land!

​Cost: Dinner: pay in advance, £10| Ghost Bus Tour: pay in advance, £5

Dresscode: casual

Summer Concert 2016

Sunday 26th June, 2016

7pm (doors open at 6.30pm)

 

St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP.

 

The Edinburgh City Singers are proud to invite you to their third annual Summer Concert. In the beautiful setting of St. Cuthbert's Church, at the foot of Edinburgh Castle, this dedicated community choir will delight with a wide variety of songs including pop songs old and new, well-known hits from musicals, and beautiful settings of well known choral pieces. Soak up the music in the stunning architecture, and enjoy a glass of pimms and a cupcake during the interval.

Fundraising Rehearsal 2016

Monday 18th April, 2016

RAISING MONEY & COLLECTING DONATIONS FOR THE SCOTTISH SPCA

BAKE SALE

The church will be open from 6.20pm for you to bring your home-baked goods and to buy those made by others! Cupcakes, flapjacks, peppermints, fudge, shortbread or whatever you fancy...seek out your mixing bowl and whisk, and get to business!

 

RAFFLE

Raffle tickets will be on sale for 50p each and prizes include a selection of donations from local businesses.

 

DONATIONS

Bring an item to donate to the Edinburgh shelter - Michelle will take everything directly to them later in the week...and pat a few puppies whilst she's there :)

Spring Social 2016

Sunday 20th March, 2016

Dinner at 7pm, karaoke from 9.30pm

Where: Dinner: The Doric, 15-16 Market Street | Karoke: Electric Circus, 36-39 Market Street, Edinburgh

Time to celebrate choir style - KARAOKE! A fun evening of food and singing - we'll start with dinner at the fantastic Doric pub and finish off by singing our hearts out until the small hours. Please sign up at the next rehearsal or email Michelle.

​Cost:

Dinner: pay in advance, set menus | Karaoke: free! Pay for your own drinks.

Dresscode: casual

Christmas Social 2015

Monday 21st December, 2015

Arrival from 6.30pm, film will start at 7pm.

Where: The basement cinema, The Scotsman Hotel, North Bridge Street, Edinburgh.

What: To celebrate the festive season and the end of our busy term we will be watching the film Sister Act (featuring 'Hail Holy Queen', one of our songs this term), and partaking in some festive party games.

​Cost: free admission, including popcorn or ice-cream.

Dresscode: Christmas jumpers!! Prizes for most ugly, most cute, and most inventive!

Christmas Concert 2015

Saturday 19th December, 2015

7pm (doors open at 6.30pm)

St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP.

Another year has passed and the Edinburgh City Singers look forward to welcoming you to their second annual Christmas Concert. In the beautiful setting of St. Cuthbert's Church, at the foot of Edinburgh Castle, this dedicated community choir will delight with a wide variety of songs including pop songs old and new, well-known hits from musicals, and numerous Christmas favourites. Soak up the music amidst fairy lights and stunning architecture, and enjoy a glass of wine and Christmas cupcake during the interval.

Summer Social 2015

Sunday 12th July, 2015

FORTIES & FIFTIES THEMED PICNIC

3-6pm

Holyrood Park, just after the Queen's Road/Horse Wynd roundabout. Lifecare Centre (Stockbridge) if  bad weather.

 

Picnic, Games & Costume Competition for Singers, Friends & Family

 

PICNIC

Bring something to share, such as sandwiches, crisps, drinks, cookies etc... 

Prize for the most themed item!

 

COSTUME COMPETITION

You are encouraged to attend in Forties or Fifties attire - there will be a prize for the best costume!

Summer Concert 2015

Sunday 28th June, 2015

7pm (doors open from 6.20pm)

St. Cuthbert's Church, Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP.

 

The Edinburgh City Singers are proud to host their second annual Summer Concert.
At the foot of the castle, St Cuthbert's Church lends itself perfectly for this evening of musical entertainment - pop songs, musicals, a little bit of classical and almost everything in-between, we will entertain with something to suit every taste.
Songs featured include Bohemian Rhapsody, California Dreamin', Penny Lane, For the Beauty of the Earth and Call Me Maybe.
Tickets will be available on the door, but you can buy yours now at no extra price by visiting this webpage.
Doors will open from 6.20pm.

Light refreshments will be available to purchase during the interval including Pimms, fruit juice, and cupcakes from Kingfisher Bakery.
 

Fundraising Rehearsal 2015

Monday 11th May, 2015

St. Cuthbert's Church

Bake Sale, Raffle & Donation Collection

 

BAKE SALE

The church will be open from 6.20pm for you to bring your home-baked goods and to buy those made by others! Cupcakes, flapjacks, peppermints, fudge, shortbread or whatever you fancy...seek out your mixing bowl and whisk, and get to business!

 

RAFFLE

Raffle tickets will be on sale for 50p each.

 

DONATIONS

Bring an item to donate to the Edinburgh shelter - Michelle will take everything directly to them later in the week...and pat a few kittens whilst she's there :)

Spring Social 2015

Saturday 14th March, 2015

Roller Disco 6 - 7.30pm, then dinner at 8pm

Meadowbank Roller Rink & Renroc Cafe

Cost: £7 disco and skate hire / £12.95 or £15 for dinner

Don't worry if skating isn't your thing - you are welcome to come along and cheer (and laugh!) from the sidelines. 

Following the Roller Disco we will are re-grouping at Renroc Cafe on Montgomery Street for dinner at 8pm. There is a set menu to choose from: £10 for two courses or £15 for three. Those that have signed up for the dinner will receive an email shortly so that you can make your dinner choice in advance.

Christmas Concert 2014

Sunday 14th December, 2014

Time: 7pm (doors open at 6.20pm)

 

The Edinburgh City Singers are pleased to welcome you to their first ever Christmas Concert.

Come along and enjoy Christmas songs and festive cheer at the foot of Edinburgh Castle.

Music featured during the evening will include Christmas favourites, well-known songs from musicals, and popular classics from the eighties through to modern day. From 'Africa' by Toto through to 'Let It Go' from the new Disney Film Frozen, let us take you on a musical journey  (and tempt you with some mince pies and cupcakes).

Tickets: £7 (concessions £5 - under 7, over 65, students)

Fundraising Rehearsal 2014

Monday 22nd September, 2014

£213.54 raised! Amazing!

The Edinburgh City Singers are raising money for the Manchester Dogs Home, who recently suffered a devastating arson attack, killing nearly 60 dogs and destroying their buildings. The horror those poor animals went through is unimaginable.

Our rehearsal on Monday 22nd September will run as normal, but the church will be open from 6.30pm for you to bring along your baked goodies, and purchase those made by others to either scoff right there and then, or take home for friends and family.  

We are also holding a raffle, and tickets are only 50p!

Prizes include:

- a voucher for a treatment at the Regis Spa, in Jenners (www.edinburghspasalon.co.uk)

- a one hour Reiki session

- a goodie box from The Fudge Kitchen (www.fudgekitchen.co.uk)

Singing Workshop 2014

Saturday 19th July, 214

Michelle Cresswell, experienced and inspiring choir director, invites you to a day of fun, relaxed, two-part harmony singing in a wonderful setting at the foot of Edinburgh Castle.

Come along and be uplifted by the fantastic sounds we make together!

This workshop is for absolutely anyone who loves to sing -  whether you think you can or not!

Please bring lunch to share. Feel free to contact edinburghcitysingers@live.com with any questions.

Summer Social 2014

Monday 30th June, 2014

A chance to relax after our Summer Concert.

Burgers and bowling in Edinburgh City Centre. For choir members only - £16 for 2 games and a meal and drink.

Sign up at rehearsals over the next few weeks!

Summer Concert 2014

Sunday 22nd June, 2014

Our first ever concert is taking place at the end of June, and we are delighted to invite you along for an evening of eclectic music, ranging from traditional folk tunes, through well-known musicals, and all the way to recent pop tracks.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at rehearsals, or reserved by emailing edinburghcitysingers@live.com. They will also be available for purchase on the door at the concert.

Summer Concert 2018

Sunday 24th June, 2018

St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP.

The Edinburgh City Singers are pleased to present their annual Summer Concert featuring a wide selection of songs from different genres.

Doors open: 7.15pm

Concert begins: 7.45pm

Refreshments available.

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