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As one of the leading conference and gala dinner venues in Edinburgh, Dynamic Earth attracts visitors from all over the world to prestigious business meetings, glittering gala dinners and other innovative corporate functions in Scotland’s iconic capital.

Your clients and guests will experience truly memorable corporate entertainment in Edinburgh as they sip exotic cocktails in our Tropical Rainforest by night. When it comes to the business of the day our state-of-the-art conference facilities and expert event management professionals will ensure that your event runs like clockwork.

With its magnificent translucent roof and glass walls, the dramatic setting of the Stratosphere will ensure your event is unique and above all memorable. The Stratosphere is an extremely adaptable space with its own exclusive bar and outside Terrace. From stunning themed dinners, drinks receptions or gala dinners and Christmas Parties our dedicated events team can transform the Stratosphere into anything you choose. Also situated in the Stratosphere is the Ozone. A versatile and soundproof enclosure, this can be used independently as a conference suite, a break out room or alternatively it can be transformed into a stylish entertainment and dance area for gala dinners.

The Earthscape galleries provide a range of theming opportunities to make your event stand out from the crowd; enjoy pre-dinner drinks in our Tropical Rainforest or a cool cocktail by the iceberg!

The Biosphere is a modern, stylish and versatile venue with a high arched ceiling and imposing windows. This suite can be used as one large light and airy meeting space or it can be split into 2 rooms, Biosphere Green and Biosphere Blue. This flexibility makes it ideal for conferences that require a breakout area. The stone Turret adjacent to the Biosphere is an ideal ‘green room’ for speakers, pre-event meetings, informal breakout area or organisers office.

In addition, the Salisbury Suites; The Hutton, The Boardroom and Salisbury 1 and 2, offer a range of smaller meeting rooms or break out spaces for larger events. The contemporary Salisbury Rooms 1 and 2 can be combined and used as one large meeting space or booked individually. All suites offer audio visual facilities and the Hutton and Boardroom benefit from natural daylight and views to The Royal Park and Salisbury Crags.

Whether you’re looking to hold a conference, gala dinner or general meeting our dedicated events team will help to organise every aspect of your event providing professional advice and ideas and ensuring the occasion runs to perfection.

Christmas at Our Dynamic Earth

For 10 special evenings in December, as night falls Dynamic Earth is transformed into a glamorous and visually stunning party venue. Groups of all sizes will experience a truly dynamic festive spectacular with first class catering, friendly service and a vibrant attitude. Dinner is served on the main Stratosphere area where this years theme of the Aurora Borealis will be brought to life. Prices start from £42 per person and includes a glass of sparkling wine on arrival, a three course traditional Christmas dinner, a half bottle of wine per person with dancing until 1am

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City Centre

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Dynamic Earth
Holyrood Road

Venue Contact

Selina Van Hagen
Events Business Development Manager
0131 523 1269


Venue Details

  • Maximum capacities
  • Theatre 300
  • Classroom 120
  • Banquet 600
  • Reception 1200
  • Boardroom 45
  • General information
  • Disabled Access Yes Tooltip
  • Outdoor Grounds No
  • WiFi Yes Tooltip
  • Parking Yes


  • 5 Star Visitor Attraction - VisitScotland
  • Keep Edinburgh Clean - Silver Award
  • Investors In People
  • Green Tourism Business Scheme Member - Gold
  • 2012 Regional Winner of Scottish Thistle Award


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