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  • From £750 per hour
  • 1150 people
  • 729m² (7847ft²)

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1150 Theatre

Main Ballroom

From From £11,667.00 / Minimum Spend

The Ballroom at the Assembly Rooms Edinburgh is a versatile space equipped with state-of-the-art technology and facilities to host professional conferences, hybrid and virtual events, and dynamic performances. With an in-house production team and access to the latest event technology, the Ballroom offers a range of specialities including a built-in K-Array sound system, LED lighting, and an exclusive production WIFI network. The space is suitable for corporate events, conferences, and virtual or hybrid events, with specific internet support available. The Ballroom also features an extensive range of sound, lighting, and AV equipment, making it ideal for performances, presentations, and exhibitions. With flexible staging options, power outlets, and rigging capabilities, the Ballroom provides a dynamic and adaptable space for a wide range of events. Access to the venue is facilitated through a dedicated vehicle load-in access and a goods lift, while limited on-site storage space is available for equipment. The Ballroom at the Assembly Rooms Edinburgh is a sophisticated and well-equipped space for professional events and performances.

400 Reception

Under-balcony space

From From £5,000.00 / Minimum Spend

The Under Balcony Area at Assembly Rooms Edinburgh is a versatile space suitable for a variety of events and meetings. With a sloped ceiling and an area of 115.5m², this space offers a unique and intimate setting for gatherings. The space can accommodate different setups, including theatre style, banquet, cabaret, stand-up reception, and classroom style. It is well-suited for events with up to 100 guests and offers a charming ambiance for memorable occasions. The West Balcony Suite is a timeless and elegant space within the Assembly Rooms, offering a versatile setting for a wide range of events. With enormous crystal chandeliers, gleaming gold leaf, and grand gilt mirrors, the space exudes a sense of history and tradition while incorporating the latest technology. The suite is suitable for conferences, seminars, presentations, AGMs, exhibitions, dinners, dances, arena events, fashion shows, launches, trade fairs, ceilidhs, galas, balls, concerts, performances, and weddings. The West Balcony Suite provides a stunning blank canvas with a light-filled ambiance, making it ideal for receptions, dinners, dances, conferences, seminars, catering areas, launches, trade fairs, ceilidhs, galas, balls, concerts, performances, poster sessions, weddings, and exhibitions. The space is also complemented by smaller rooms for more intimate events, and the venue offers full support, expertise, advice, and guidance to ensure that events run smoothly. The catering options include a panel of approved caterers, each offering a unique and high-quality hospitality experience.

300 Reception

West Drawing Rooms

From From £6,157.00 / Minimum Spend

The East Drawing Room at Assembly Rooms Edinburgh is a versatile space suitable for a wide range of events and meetings. With a total area of 104.31m², it offers ample space for workshops, seminars, small conferences, and intimate gatherings. The room dimensions are 5750mm in length and 2500mm in width, providing a comfortable and inviting atmosphere for guests. The high ceiling adds to the sense of openness and airiness, making it an ideal setting for creative brainstorming sessions, art exhibitions, and networking events. The East Drawing Room is equipped with modern facilities and is designed to accommodate various seating arrangements, including theatre style, banquet style, cabaret style, and classroom style. This makes it a perfect choice for corporate events, training sessions, private dinners, and social gatherings. Whether you're planning a business meeting, a product launch, or a celebratory dinner, the East Drawing Room offers a sophisticated and adaptable space to bring your vision to life.

About Assembly Rooms

Events & conference venue with a restored ballroom & music hall in a grand Georgian building. Welcome to one of the capital’s largest and most impressive multi-purpose event spaces, perfect for any occasion from conferences, dinners and performances to exhibitions, seminars and weddings. The Assembly Rooms has a rich history and has hosted both monarchy and celebrity royalty, making it a venue of great cultural significance. The Music Hall offers a dynamic space for various events, with adaptable seating and full lighting rigs, sound AV, and WiFi available. The Ballroom provides a stunning blank canvas with additional PA and projection, individual climate control, ISDN2 lines, WiFi throughout, and an impressive built-in sound system. In addition to the Ballroom and Music Hall, Assembly Rooms has a suite of smaller rooms to complement and enhance events, along with a team of experts on-site to offer full support, expertise, advice, and guidance. The venue works with a panel of five approved caterers, each offering a unique catering experience. With versatile spaces catering for events from 10 to 750, Assembly Rooms is the place for inspirational and aspirational events of all types, always guaranteeing to impress and deliver a most memorable occasion.


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