Venue Hire

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0131 550 3660

Orla Kiely A Life in Pattern

7 February 2019 to 29 June 2019

Dovecot provides an accessible venue at the heart of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town that can accommodate a broad range of unique events from small intimate drinks receptions and meetings to larger occasions such as weddings and awards ceremonies.

Weddings at Dovecot
We are now taking bookings for Weddings at Dovecot for 2019 and beyond. Do contact for more information.

For more information about our other specific event packages including Daily Delegate Rates please contact

Meeting Room
Boardroom x 22 | Cabaret x 18 | Classroom x 24 | Theatre x 40 | Reception x 50 | Banquet x 24

Ladies Baths
Boardroom x 22 | Cabaret x 72 | Classroom x 24 | Theatre x 120 | Reception x 120 | Banquet x 96

Viewing Balcony
Reception x 250 | Banquet x 250

Weaving Floor
Theatre x 180 | Reception x 250 | Banquet x 250

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Gallery & Shop

Dovecot is open usual hours on Good Friday, Easter Saturday, and Easter Monday 2019

Mon-Sat 10.30am-5.30pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri 12-3pm Sat 10.30am-5.30pm

The Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony will be closed from 17-22 June to allow installation of new displays.


Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 10am-5pm