Support Dovecot

Your support helps preserve and advance the art of tapestry.

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The Dovecot Foundation ensures the future of tapestry weaving in Scotland by building on the legacy and archive of 100 years of Dovecot’s history.

This charitable organisation, founded by Alastair and Elizabeth Salvesen in 2010, shares the Studios’ passion for making, and is committed to bringing the excellence of tapestry weaving and the creative arts to a wider audience.

Central to The Dovecot Foundation’s vision is the support and development of weaving in Scotland through the Dovecot Apprentice programme. During this three-year apprenticeship, new weavers learn from Master Weavers to build their creative identity informed by historical, cultural and technical knowledge.

We welcome donations to The Dovecot Foundation to support this vital apprenticeship programme and the work of Dovecot Studios, a world-leading tapestry studio.

The Dovecot Foundation is a registered charity no. SC041370.

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Gallery & Shop

Dovecot Gallery and Shop are closed from 18 March 2020. Please see our website and social media for updates.

Usual Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri 12-3pm Sat 10am-5pm

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 and 1 January 2021

Café

Dovecot Cafe by The Pantry is closed from 18 March 2020. Please see our website and social media for updates.

Usual Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Sat 10am-5pm

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 and 1 January 2021