Bookings are now live for the Edinburgh International Harp Festival 2019


We are very much looking forward to welcoming you in April to the Edinburgh International Harp Festival 2019 in the stunning surroundings of Merchiston Castle School.

We hope you will enjoy the wonderful selection of concerts, courses and workshops we have planned for you, so be sure to mark off the 5th – 10th April 2019 in your diary and we’ll see you in Edinburgh for a celebration of all things harp!

Harp Hire Registration will open on the 14th of January and Registration for participants in the Children’s Concert opens on the 21st of January.


Latest News from Edinburgh International Harp Festival

The Enchanted Harp

The Enchanted Harp

All children of school age currently playing harp are invited to join us in this special event where, in a story written by Heather Yule, we will meet the legendary Ghillie Dubh, and his magical music.  Simple melodies, patterns and maybe even a song or two, specially...

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2019 Artwork

2019 Artwork

We are thrilled to present our 2019 festival artwork designed by the illustrator and designer Jenny Proudfoot. The harps and the flowers are a bit of a clue on who our festival artists are and where they come from ... can you work any of them out?...

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