Capital epilepsy charity hits the right note

LOVERS of Christmas carols and fine music are in for a treat on Friday 7 December as top class singers and orchestral players perform at Epilepsy Scotland’s gala evening concert in Greyfriars Tolbooth and Highland Kirk, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ.

This festive musical celebration, in aid of 54,000 Scots with epilepsy, features star-studded artists, including mezzo-soprano Jennifer McEwan, tenor Adam Magee, baritone Ivor Klayman, soprano Simone Sahyouni along with the Orchestra and Chorus of the Canongait with their conductor Robert Dick.

The delightful event of light opera and traditional carols is hosted by BBC Radio Scotland’s broadcaster Jamie MacDougall.

Tickets, with family and group discounts, are available on the night or by pre-booking on 0141 427 4911.


Notes to editor

  1.  Epilepsy Scotland works with people affected by epilepsy to ensure that their voice is heard.  We campaign for improved healthcare, better information provision and an end to stigma. This common serious neurological condition affects one in 97 people.  We represent the 54,000 people with epilepsy, their families and carers.  Our freephone Helpline (0808 800 2200) offers advice, support and information.  People can text 07786 209501, email or visit
  2. Our national charity has offices both in Edinburgh and Glasgow which offer direct services to support people with epilepsy and their carers.
  3. For more details please contact: Helen Craig Senior Fundraiser or Allana Parker, Public Affairs Officer on: 0141 427 4911.  Allana’s mobile 07884 012 147.

Contact: Allana Parker
Phone: 01414274911