Fall 2022 | Sept 28 - Nov 6

Edinburgh Campaign

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Vigil Location

Public right-of-way outside Chalmers Centre
2a Chalmers St Edinburgh, Scotland,

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Welcome to 40 Days for Life, Edinburgh!

Our peaceful prayer vigil will take place from 28 September - 6 November 2022 from 8am-8pm. We are praying outside Chalmers Centre, 2a Chalmers Street, Edinburgh, standing on the pavement opposite the pedestrian entrance.




Access and Parking

Lothian buses 23, 27, 35, 45, 47 and Skylink 300 stop right next to Chalmers Centre. Buses 2 and 24 also stop nearby.

Chalmers Centre is a 16-minute walk from Princes Street, or you can get the 23 or 27 bus from the Mound.

There is limited on-street parking nearby. There are lots of spaces in the Marchmont area and it is about half the price of the immediate vicinity of Chalmers - please email me for more specific details. There are also several off-street car parks:

  • Semple Street Parking (10 minute walk)
  • NCP Castle Terrace (8 minute walk)
  • Q-Park Quartermile (6 minute walk)
  • Princes Exchange (6 minute walk) - does not open until 9.30am

Please do not give any cause for claims of harassment by approaching members of the public, Chalmers clients or Chalmers staff. People will come and talk to you.


Statement of Peace

40 Days for Life is committed to ending the scourge of abortion through prayerful, peaceful, lawful vigils demonstrating truth, love & compassion.  If you wish to participate in any 40 Days for Life activity, you will need to sign this Statement of Peace:

I agree to abide by this Statement of Peace:  

  • I will pursue only peaceful, prayerful and lawful solutions to the violence of abortion by supporting life from natural conception to natural death 

  • I will show compassion and reflect Christ’s love to all  

  • I will not intentionally cause harm or commit crimes or violence  

  • I am in no way, directly or indirectly, associated with any abortion provider

While participating in a 40 Days for Life activity: 

  • I will not obstruct or block driveways, sidewalks, roadways or any lawful passage 

  • I will not litter, deface, damage or trespass on another’s property 

  • I will closely attend to any minors in my care 

  • I will not threaten, curse, yell at or verbally abuse anyone 

  • I will neither commit any act of violence, threaten or touch any person, nor display or discuss weapons 

  • I will be polite and cooperative with law enforcement and valid civil authority 

  • If asked to leave by a valid authority, I will comply and contact 40 Days for Life HQ 

I will strive to maintain the safety of myself and others by: 

  • Trying to have at least two vigil participants on-site at a time and never being alone after dark 

  • Holding vigil in a safe, public and lawful location 

  • Immediately calling and cooperating with law enforcement and recording any incident if I feel unsafe or if any act of violence or damage is made or threatened 

  • Leaving and calling law enforcement if I feel threatened or endangered


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