This area of the building once housed the historic Old Town swimming baths and spectator’s gallery. Normally reserved for the Dovecot weavers, this space is re-imagined as an events venue where we have hosted fashion shows, award and gala dinners, launch parties, and weddings.

The Viewing Balcony has stunning views of the weaving floor is including in the full day rate, providing the opportunity to extend your event and really wow your guests.

Please note the Weaving Floor is only available on selected weekends throughout the year.

Maximum Capacity

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

Subject to room layout, table and chair sizes

Included

  • x 6 poseur tables, 2ft
  • x 8 benches, 5ft

Banquet chairs, linens, and other extras can be hired for an additional cost with one of our external accredited suppliers

Technical

  • Wifi
  • x 16 colour-change uplighters
  • Mipro PA System

Accessibility

  • Lift from ground floor to both levels
  • Accessible toilets on both levels
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Please note the Tapestry Viewing Balcony will be closed on Saturday 23rd October due to a wedding. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

Gallery & Shop

Gallery & Shop
Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm (including Sundays during August)

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri: 12–3pm
Sat: 10am–5pm

Café

Pinks at Dovecot
Mon–Sat: 9:30am - 4:30pm (last sitting)

Christmas Opening Times:

Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Open 27th – 31st December*

*Please note early closing at 4pm on 23rd Dec and New Year’s Eve.