Welcome to the Friends' website
The Friends work to :
Our main fundraising effort is our series of concerts for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
In addition, we sell books connected with the collection, plus technical drawings, data-sheets and photographs of instruments in the Collection.
St Cecilia's Hall Concert Room and Music Museum is open to the public from Thursday 29 April 2021 with ticketed entry only.
To book your free slot visit the Museum website using link below : -
Link to St Cecilia's Hall - What's On Pages
However, the museum continues to follow official guidelines by not currently hosting in person performances or special events at St Cecilia’s Hall.
Chairman's annual report and accounts, AGM Agenda and details of concert following AGM - follow link
Talk by Martin Hillman who will be known to many of you and the title of his talk is "The rise and fall – and resurgence – of St Cecilia's' - see more on News & Events page.
Background music sampler.
From - Rodger Mirrey Collection
Paix du Parasse-Sonade en trio - Vivement - John Kitchen - LucyCarolan
Fantasia in C (Hob. XVII/4) &
John Kitchen MBE - Delphian recording.
Sample photos shown below from the museum collection.
Cick photos and use right/left arrows.
Use below link to see full collection
Instrument- Virginal, Instrument Family - Keyboard, Maker - Lodewyk Theewes, Place Made - London; England; UK, Date Made - Circa 1570 Description Technical description: Rectangular English virginal with coffered lid. Compass 49notes, C₂ - C₆ [C - c''']. Extra string and jack provided for C₂. One set of 8-ft strings.