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Song School Tours: the Traquair Murals
Song School Tours: the Traquair Murals

Tue, 20 Aug


Song School, St Mary's Cathedral

Song School Tours: the Traquair Murals

See the amazing murals of Phoebe Traquair in the Cathedral's Song School. Edinburgh's best-kept secret!

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20 Aug 2024, 11:00 – 11:30

Song School, St Mary's Cathedral, Palmerston Pl, Edinburgh EH12 5AW, UK


The Song School - where the famous Cathedral Choir rehearses - contains Edinburgh's best-kept secret: a cycle of murals by Phoebe Anna Traquair, a major British artist of the Arts and Crafts movement.  Each August, for a just a few days, the Song School is opened to the general public for daily tours.  Pictures don't do them justice; they have to be seen in person!

Tours are free, with donations welcome.  With max. 30 people per tour, these popular events always book up quickly.


  • Recommended donation

    Your donation goes directly towards the upkeep of these amazing murals, preserving them for future generations.

  • Other donation

    Any amount you can give towards the cost of maintaining these great artworks is gratefully received.




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