Come and explore this former Victorian Bathhouse turned Tapestry Studio and realise your event dreams.

More than event spaces, Dovecot offer a creative environment rich in history in the heart of Edinburgh Old Town.

Housed in beautifully restored Victorian baths, Dovecot Studios is home to an internationally renowned tapestry studio and is a centre for contemporary art, craft, and design. Offering unique and adaptable spaces, Dovecot is the perfect venue for a range of events from small meetings and workshops, to weddings and award ceremonies.

Dovecot has five versatile event spaces, allowing for all types of events including conferences, drinks receptions, meetings, and launches to accommodate 20 to 250 guests. The expert Events Team at Dovecot work in partnership with caterers and audio visual specialists to make your bespoke event come to life in our cultural and historic surroundings.

Learn more about the Meeting Room, Ladies Baths, Viewing Balcony, and Weaving Floor and how we can help you bring your events to life, and follow our Dovecot Venue Hire instagram for more on our beautiful spaces.

You can keep up to date with our recent events @Dovecotvenuehire

When you hire a space at Dovecot, your fee contributes to the charitable mission of the Dovecot Foundation which ensures the long-term future of tapestry weaving in Scotland.

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Gallery & Shop

The gallery is currently closed while we install our upcoming exhibition Chris Ofili: The Caged Bird's Song which will open on Friday 28 June 2024. 

Monday - Saturday: 10am – 5pm

Please note, Dovecot Studios will be open on Sunday 30 June, 10am - 5pm, for the first weekend of Chris Ofili: The Caged Bird's Song

 

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Monday - Friday: 12pm – 3pm

Saturday: 10am – 5pm

 

Café

Monday - Saturday: 9:30 - 4pm