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

  • Delegate Wi-Fi (Complimentary)
  • Up to 16 LED Uplighters with colour change to suit your brand (+£15.00 + VAT each)
  • Mipro PA System and 2 Handheld Mics (+£145.00 + VAT per day)

Accessibility

  • Lift from ground floor to both levels
  • Accessible toilets on both levels
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Gallery & Shop

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

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri: 12–3pm
Sat: 10am–5pm

Festival Opening Times 2022:

Mon-Sun 9.30am-5pm*
Monday 1st August–Monday 29th August 2022

*Late night opening on every Thursday until 8pm

Café

Dovecot Studios Cafe 

Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 4.30pm