The Robin Chapel, Edinburgh

The Robin Chapel, Edinburgh

Denomination: Ecumenical
Address: Thistle Foundation, Edinburgh, EH16 4EA
Local Authority: Edinburgh
Listing: A


Church Overview

Memorial to Robin Tudsbery, killed in the last days of the Second World War; designed by Architect John F Matthew, 1950; originally at the centre of a housing complex for war-wounded service personnel and their families. Beautiful church in arts and crafts style. Peaceful and secluded interior enhanced by stone capitals carved by Maxwell Adam; wood carvings by Thomas Good and wrought-iron work by James Finnegan. Finely detailed stained glass by Sadie McLellan, depicting scenes from John Bunyan’s “Pilgrim’s Progress” and restored 2005. This ecumenical chapel is open to all. Professional choir and the Chaplain sing Choral Evensong every Sunday at 4.00 pm. All welcome.


Choral Evensong sung every Sunday at 4.00 pm


Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement

Guide book available Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf  Disabled WC  inventory

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The Robin Chapel, Edinburgh

The Robin Chapel


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