Open to visitors
1 April to 31 October 9.30 am to 4.30 pm
1 November to 31 March 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday 2.00pm to 5.00pm
It’s all happening at Dunbar Street Hall
The rejuvenated Dunbar Street Hall, the church of the Cathedral Church of St Machar, is the venue of much of the activity associated with community life in Old Aberdeen.
The hall boasts a state-
Venues to which the public have access are often judged by the standard of their toilets; the Dunbar Street facilities are sure to earn top marks.
A major refurbishment programme was carried out at the hall in 2008-
Together, or individually, the main hall and the smaller Leslie Room are suitable for a wide variety of uses – meetings, birthday and other parties, coffee mornings, lunches, dinners, dancing classes, ceilidh dances, small wedding receptions, training sessions etc.
For much of the year an old-
The hall was erected in 1886 when the Misses Lamond, Isabella Jane and Helen Leslie of Powis granted a feu charter in favour of the ministers (there were two charges in those days) and senior lay member of the Kirk Session of the Cathedral Church of St Machar and their successors in office.
The hall belongs to the Kirk Session of St Machar’s; it was the Kirk Session which provided of the funding for the refurbishment. However, in acknowledgement of the hall’s role as a community facility Aberdeen City Council and Old Aberdeen Community Council both made significant contributions. The community council’s contribution included meeting the cost of the dishwasher.
For bookings contact the Cathedral office Tel: (01224) 485988 E-
|The Cathedral Community
|Prayer and Meditation
|Friends of St Machar
|Churches by the Don
|Opportunities to Help
|School and Group Visits
|The Heraldic Ceiling
|Organists of St Machar
|Bells of St Machar
|Graveyard and Outside
|The History of the Choir
|Events at Dunbar Hall