Dovecot Studios has a number of paid exhibitions throughout the year showcasing the best in contemporary art, design and textiles.

Tickets can be bought in advance online or in person on the day. We recommend booking in advance for some exhibitions to guarantee tickets are available. 

Ticket prices for paid exhibitions are as follows: 

Adult Ticket £10.50
Senior Concession £9.50
Student Concession £9.50
Disabled Concession £9.50
Unemployed Concession £9.50
13-17 year old £7.50
Disabled Companion Free
Under 12s Free


Entry to the viewing balcony is free during the hours it is open to the public.

Opening times are Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm and Saturdays 10am until 5pm. The viewing balcony may occasionally be closed during exhibition changeovers, or for private functions, so plan ahead for your visit. 

Current Exhibitions


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Dovecot Studios will be open as usual from 12-17 September.

Gallery & Shop

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

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri: 12–3pm
Sat: 10am–5pm


Dovecot Studios Cafe 

Monday - Sunday 9.30am - 4.30pm