St Bride’s is a City of Edinburgh Council community education centre, offering a wide range of classes and activities for adults and children, including ESOL, Carpet Bowls, Lipreading, BSL, singing groups, line dancing, yoga, drawing and painting, tai chi and much more. Our diverse programme of arts events features theatre performances, concerts, ceilidhs, dance performances and includes the hugely successful Acoustic Music Centre @ St Bride’s during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe www.acousticmusiccentre.co.uk.
St Bride’s Community Education Centre Association is a charity which has been in place for almost 40 years and the Advisory Group comprises of a group of volunteers who manage St Bride’s Centre in partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council.
The building is a former church, converted to provide a multi functional auditorium, a café bar with toddlers play area, a studio and a meeting room.
St Bride’s Cafe serves reasonably priced, home made scones and soup, freshly made sandwiches, paninis and healthy snacks. We offer low fat and low sugar options maintaining our Health Living Award Scotland. The Cafe has received a Breastfeeding Friendly Award from NHS Lothian and is happy to welcome and support mothers wishing to breastfeed in the Centre.