Michelangelo Quartet I

Prestonkirk Parish Church, East Linton

Photo credit: Marco Borggreve

Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 77 No 1
Dvorák String Quartet in F, Op 96, ‘American’
Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 59 No 1, ‘Rasumovsky’

Michelangelo String Quartet

The Michelangelo Quartet begin their series featuring Beethoven’s Rasumovsky Quartets in the ideal chamber music acoustic of East Linton’s lovely old church. Each piece in this programme is a pinnacle of quartet writing, from the boundless imagination of late Haydn, through Dvorák’s warmly affectionate tribute to the New World, to the unprecedented dramatic range of the Beethoven.

“The Michelangelos are one of the great string quartets of the era.”
The Herald

Concession of £5 off the price of a full price tickets for students in full time education and half price for children and young people in full time education.

Prestonkirk Parish Church, East Linton

The grassy hill beside the River Tyne on which this historic church stands has been a place of worship since at least the twelfth century.

Indeed, its origins may go back far into the Dark Ages, to the time of St Baldred, whose name is associated with an ancient well beside the river close to this church and to a whirl, or pool, in the river itself.

The present church is a fascinating amalgam of different architectural periods. The main body is Georgian - built in 1770 on the site of the nave of the earlier mediaeval church. Of that only the fine chancel survives, while the bell tower is 17th Century.

Prestonkirk Parish Church, East Linton


Prestonkirk Parish Church, East Linton
EH40 3DS

Getting there by bus

The following bus service passes through the village. Please check time tables before booking your tickets:

Getting there by train

Edinburgh to Dunbar service or TransPennine service. Please check time tables before booking your tickets. Venue is a 15 minute walk from the station.

Getting there by car

East Linton is just off the A199.



There is a free car park by the church and free on-street parking in the town.

We can offer 4 spaces in the car park, by the gate into the church grounds for blue badge holders. Please email [email protected] to book a space, subject to availability and on a first come first served basis.


Tarmac path, on a slope.

Induction Loop:

Good male/female provision plus adapted toilet for disabled in church hall by car park, two minutes walk from church. One adapted toilet inside church.

Wheelchair Access:

Flat access into the church through the side door. Prior notice is required. Please do contact us [email protected]

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