Sunday Programme

Heart and Soul 2019 takes place in Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh on Sunday 19th May. A map of the event will be available shortly, but you can start to plan your journey ahead of the day.

Stage A Ross Theatre

Stage A is located in the Ross Bandstand, right in the middle of Princes Street Gardens, and the event. There's free seating for 1,000 people and plenty room around the edges for more!

1.30pm Sing, Sign, Celebrate
2.00pm "Broken David
2.20pm St Mary's Inbetweeners Choir, Motherwell
2.50pm Bruce Davies
3.20pm Abbey Choir, North Berwick
4.00pm Heart and Soul Swing Band
4.50pm CrossReach 150th Anniversary
5.00pm Closing Worship

Stage B St Cuthbert's Church

Situated in St Cuthbert's Church at the West (Haymarket) end of Princes Street Gardens, our Stage B is really many rooms with much going on!

1.30pm – 5.00pm Tea, Coffee, Refreshments
1.30pm – 5.00pm Memorial Chapel
A place apart, for stillness and reflection
1.30pm – 5.00pm 150th Anniversary of Social Care (CrossReach)
Exhibition: A brief history and exposition of 150 years of Social Care (CrossReach) in the Church of Scotland. An immersive and magnificent experience!
2.00pm CSW Advocacy
Ruth Donaldson from CSW in Scotland will be sharing stories on why as Christians, they stand with everyone facing injustice because of their religion or belief.
2.40pm Art Installation "Lake Tekapo"
St Cuthbert's minister, Rev Peter Sutton meets with artist Adrian Wiszniewski and discusses "Lake Tekapo", his work of art, hanging in the Sanctuary
3.00pm Reaffirmation of Baptismal Vows
Rt. Rev Susan Brown, Bishop Bill Nolan and Bishop John Armes lead this short ecumenical service
3.40pm Art Installation "Lake Tekapo"
St Cuthbert's minister, Rev Peter Sutton meets with artist Adrian Wiszniewski and discusses "Lake Tekapo", his work of art hanging in the Sanctuary
4.00pm "What a Wonder-Full World"
Entertaining mini-snapshots of music, drama and conversation about the wonders of the universe, life and the big questions.

Stage C Family Stage & Picnic Area

Nestled in the East Avenue among the exhibitor villages, head along to Stage C in the East Avenue to our All-Age Stage for an afternoon of fun, excitement, stories, puppets, music and song. Beginning at 1.00pm, there's non-stop activity for everyone.

Join us from 1:00pm at Stage C — for all!

"In Conversation" Village B Marquee

In Village B, you'll find our 'In Conversation' marquee, hosting a number of VIP guest speakers and presenters throughout the afternoon...

1.00pm Faith and Activism: the world movement for action on climate change.
Reverend Michael Mair, Minister of St David’s Broomhouse Church in conversation with Theology and English Literature student Heather O’Connor who took part in recent climate change protests.
1.45pm Remembering Srebrenica
The Very Reverend Dr Lorna Hood OBE in conversation with Ruth Davidson MSP and Iain Gray MSP discussing their commitment to the survivors of the genocide and the relatives of the victims who died. What lessons can we learn to improve community relations in our country?
2.35pm Marking 150 years of CrossReach and the future of health and social care in Scotland
BBC Health Editor Hugh Pym in conversation with Viv Dickenson CEO of CrossReach, the social care arm of the Church of Scotland and Professor Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director of Healthcare Quality and Strategy.
3.25pm The language we use to describe people of other faiths
The Very Reverend Dr Lorna Hood OBE in conversation with Anas Sarwar MSP discussing hate-crime and rooting out racism.
4.15pm Journeys of faith: Jane Haining and the pilgrims of Santiago
Former Church of Scotland Moderator Alison Elliot CBE FRSE in conversation with Reverend Dr Richard Frazer, author of Travels With A Stick an account of his Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage and Mary Miller author of Jane Haining a Life of Love and Courage.