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Venue Hire at Dovecot

Dovecot Studios is a unique venue in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. A fully accessible building, Dovecot offers contemporary spaces that can accommodate a range of events from small meetings and workshops, to weddings and award ceremonies.

With our dedicated events team and exclusive caterers The Pantry, Dovecot is the ideal venue for your events!

Take a virtual tour of Dovecot, and contact our Events Team via today to start planning your event!

Meeting Room
Flooded with natural light from an overhead skylight and a row of beautiful arched windows, the Meeting Room can accommodate up to 24 guests boardroom or 40 guests theatre style. Perfect for meetings, talks, or intimate dinners.

Boardroom x 24 | Cabaret x 24 | Theatre x 40 | Reception x 55 | Banquet x 24

Ladies Baths
This flexible space is ideal for workshops, receptions, performances, and talks. With a skylight and three arches that frame the back of the room, the Ladies Baths is a blank canvas with contemporary features sure to suit any event.

Cabaret x 96 | Theatre x 140 | Reception x 140 |

Viewing Balcony
Framed by the original vaulted ceiling of a Victorian Swimming Pool, the Viewing Balcony combines historic features with contemporary style to create a light and atmospheric setting for drinks receptions, dinners, and cultural events. With a stunning view over Dovecot Tapestry Studio, the Viewing Balcony is a memorable setting for special events.

Reception x 250 | Banquet x 180

Weaving Floor
The Weaving Floor is a showstopper event space! Home to an internationally renowned tapestry studio and occupying a former Victorian Swimming Pool, the Weaving Floor is ideal for wedding, receptions, award ceremonies, and performances. With the ability to clear the space, the Weaving Floor is a flexible option with crisp white walls and vibrant coloured yarns that complement the grandeur of the space.

Reception x 250 | Banquet x 180 | Theatre x 180 | Cabaret x 180


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The Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony will be closed from 27-31 Jan 2020 for installation of new displays.  


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