Sing Out! featuring Brightons Praise Group. Come and sing out for homeless people! Organist: Robin Gardiner. Refreshments will be served in the Undercroft Cafe following the Sing Out! 7pm, St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church, George Street. Retiring collection for Scottish Churches Housing Action.
Roddy Simpson: Victorian Scottish Photography. Roddy Simpson, photographer, photohistorian, author, Open Studies tutor at Edinburgh University and Honorary Research Fellow at Glasgow University, will talk about the photography of Victorian Scotland – its processes, personalities and popularity. 4-5pm, The Saltire Society, 9 Fountain Close, 22 High Street. Free tickets can be booked via eventbrite. Part of Previously….Scotland’s History Festival.
Hidden Haiti: Fourth World Art. Discover more about how Haitian artists recycle materials by turning them into beautiful artwork and homeware at this launch exhibition, and learn how Fourth World Art is supporting artisans to rebuild after the crippling 2010 earthquake. 1am-5pm, The Old Lab, Summerhall, 1 Summerhall. Free.
Bags of Art: cool and creative fun for ages 4-12 with artists Tessa Asquith-Lamb and Louise Fraser. 2-4pm, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art ONE, Belford Road. Free and unticketed. Supported by the Friends of the National Galleries of Scotland.
Hearing Impaired Tours: Remembering the Great War. A free tour with portable loops for the hearing impaired led by artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb. 11am-12 noon, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street. To book your free place contact the Information Desk on 0131 624 6560.
St Giles’ At Six: Sang Scule. A Garden in the North: Warrior Kings and Holy Men. Choral music for Robert The Bruce by Ben Parry, and for James IV by Sheena Phillips, with plainsong for St Columba, St Ninian and St Kentigern and Scottish Renaissance motets by Peebles, Douglas and Anon. 6pm, St Giles’ Cathedral, High Street. Free: retiring collection.