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Dementia-friendly Concert - Live Music Now: New Horizons

  • Monday 2 December, 11:00-11:30am

Drop-in, no need to book


A relaxing festive-themed concert with Beth Taylor (mezzo soprano) and Michał Gajzler (piano). Featuring seasonal favourites and the chance to sing along, this performance is open to all and particularly suitable for those with dementia and their families, supporters and carers.

Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Dementia-Friendly

Gallery facilities

A full accessibility guide is available at

We provide a sensory map of the building to help visitors identify areas with changes in light, smells and noise. It locates seating areas and less crowded, quieter spaces. Printed copies are available from the front desk at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy park
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

Getting here

Located in the city centre on Queen Street, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is easy to access.

In addition to the transport options below there are bike racks at each site and Just Eat Cycle Hire stations nearby.

  • Open daily, 10am-5pm
1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

Related events

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Gallery Social: The Long Look | The Making of a Portrait (for anyone affected by dementia)


Fri 25 Oct 2019

10:30am - 12 noon


Special event

The Hillman Hunter - Dementia-friendly performance


Sat 14 Dec 2019

2 - 2:45pm


Music concert

Dementia-friendly Concert - Live Music Now: Hannah Rarity and Luc McNally


Mon 3 Feb 2020

11 - 11:30am


Our Friends

Our Friends

Friends of the Galleries get free unlimited entry to all exhibitions, and enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits including early exhibition access, special events and 10% discount in our cafes.

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