Dovecot Studios


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Dovecot is a world-renowned tapestry studio in the heart of Edinburgh and a landmark centre for contemporary art, craft and design. Established in 1912.

One of the only Tapestry Studios in the world, Dovecot Studios is a truly unique venue for your big day.

Are you hoping for a chic gathering of family and close friends in elegant and cultural surroundings? Our Viewing Balcony could be for you. Dreaming of an extravagant party with everyone you love? The Weaving Floor allows for a fabulous celebration with up to 250 guests.

Our dedicated Wedding Coordinators work with you every step of the way to help bring your vision to life, and take the stress out of planning. Your wedding is unique. It is your love story, your family and friends, your celebration. At Dovecot we work with you to create a bespoke package; you are in charge of the vision, we are here to realise it for you.

Dovecot Studios at a Glance

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Price Range
£6000 - £6000
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Type of Venue
City Centre
Unique Venue
Exclusive Use
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Seated Capacity
Up to 180
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Reception Capacity
Up to 250
Exclusive use of event spaces including the Ladies Baths, Meeting Room, or Weaving Floor for your wedding ceremony Post-ceremony drinks reception on Viewing Balcony Evening reception on the Weaving Floor, Viewing Balcony, or Ladies Baths Exclusive use of our weaving wool spools for table centrepieces in an array of colours Poseur tables Dovecot’s unique venue offers more than just space; it is an environment with a creative backdrop and intriguing history which provokes thought and inspires visitors. When you book your event at Dovecot you are contributing toward the charitable mission of the Dovecot Foundation. The Dovecot Foundation was established to ensure the long term future of tapestry weaving in Scotland, 100 years of Dovecot Tapestry Studio Pricing Category : LuxuryMinimum Price : 6000Reception Capacity ( Indoor / Outdoor ) : 250Seated Dining Capacity ( Indoor or Outdoor ) : 180Bridal Suite : No Bridal SuiteHistoric View More
City Hotel / City VenueNo of Weddings Hosted : Number of Weddings Hosted - More Than 50Location : In The CityNearest Town : EdinburghNearest Airport : Edinburgh International AirportNearest Motorway : M8Nearest Train Station : Waverley Train StationChurch Within Walking DistanceLandmarkCoolUnique Wedding VenueUnusualClassicLuxuryCeremony LicenceAlcohol LicenseCorkage ChargeIn House CateringBuffet StyleSeated MealBallroomCity ViewDisabled AccessExclusive UseGrade Listed BuildingIn House Wedding CoordinatorRusticStylishUrbanMuseum Attraction View Less

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Archie Brennan: Weaving a Legacy

Weaver and pop artist Archie Brennan (1931-2019) changed the course of modern tapestry. Inspired by his legacy, Dovecot weavers designed and created two new tapestries which are informed by his approach, techniques, and humour. A skills development project supported by The Dovecot Foundation and Creative Scotland. Film by Edinburgh Film Company in 2019, 2020.


UKbride Approved Supplier
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Dovecot Studios Ltd, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH1 1LT

Dovecot Studios

  • Dovecot Studios Ltd
  • 10 Infirmary Street
  • Edinburgh
  • City of Edinburgh
  • EH1 1LT
  • United Kingdom

Meet the Organiser

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Kim Kjaerside

Kim joined our Commercial team as Business Development and Sales Manager in July 2021. He has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry across the UK. Kim is originally from Denmark, now living with his wife and two young kids in Edinburgh. In his spare time you would often find him travelling the length and breadth of Scotland with his family.