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Close up of weaving work at Dovecot Studios, a leading edinburgh venue and tapestry studio. Venue available for group tours, meetings, conferences, dinners, and events.

Dovecot Studios has launched a brand new Group Visit offer. This provides an opportunity to explore this landmark centre for contemporary art, craft and design which is built around a leading international tapestry studio.

Group Visits include educational trips, guided tours and special rates for exhibition tickets. Simply contact the venue with your proposed date, time, party size and what type of visit you would like to book.

Group Visits are subject to availability and must be booked in advance.

Educational Visits

£4.50/ student under 12
£6.50/ student aged 12 +
(with 1x free tutor/teacher for every 10 students/pupils)

Exhibition Group Visit

£7/ person for groups of 5-20
£6.50/ person for group of 21+

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Dovecot Exhibition Tour

£60 – 30 min for up to 20 people
Ideal for groups who want a more in-depth understanding of Dovecot’s current exhibition. A member of the Dovecot team will lead you through the exhibition to help you to discover more about the work.

Dovecot from Above
£200 – 30 min for up to 20 people

Led by one of Dovecot Studio’s Weavers, you will gain an unparalleled insight into Dovecot’s history and the weaver’s own experience. Held on our Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony, this tour provides the opportunity to see a working tapestry studio and ask questions in real time.

These tours are only at 1pm on weekdays.

Exhibition and Viewing Balcony Tour

£250 – 1 hour for up to 20 people

An extensive tour that includes a 30 minute guided tour of the current exhibition, followed by a tour of the Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony, culminating with a Q&A session with a member of the Dovecot Team. Ideal for students of fine art, design, or arts management.

Tours are Monday-Friday, 11am-4pm

To book your group visit or start planning your own unique event, please complete an enquiry form.