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Assembly Hall

Address:
Mound Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2LX

Tel: 0131 651 2120
Website: http://www.festivals.ed.ac.uk/venue_assemblyhall.asp
Email: festivals@ed.ac.uk

Venue Description

This beautiful and impressive 19th century building, designed by Willian Playfair and formerly home to the Scottish Parliament, provides both an historic and memorable backdrop for a large range of events. The Assembly Hall is a spectacular and large oval-shaped hall with all-round galleries and is ideal for conferences, lectures and theatrical performancs. the tiered auditorium seats up to 1200 but the lower tier also provides a welcoming venue for more modest numbers of 100-200. A number of breakout rooms are available outside of the main hall and are ideal for a variety of uses including VIP rooms, dressing rooms and event organiser's offices. Contact Edinburgh First for further information.

Area/Location Description

Situated on Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile just below the Castle Assembly Hall is only a short walk from Princess Street and Waverly Train Station. Access to the Hall is through the main archway to New College on The Mound.

Disabled Access Information

Fully accessible. Wheelchair access from the Lawnmarket entrance. Lift to auditorium. Adapted WC
Extra Info
Car Parking Spaces None
Facilities
Catering General Buffet, Formal Dining/Banqueting
Catering Performers/Staff Kitchen
Business Support General PA System
Business Support Performers/Staff Powerpoint Projecton, Slide Projection, Lecterns, Flip Charts, Stage
Inclusion/Disability Wheelchair Access, Induction Loop, Disability Toilets, Guide Dogs Welcome, First Aid Room
Marketing and Promotions
Security CCTV
Personnel Support Bar Staff, Catering Staff, General Support
Accreditation Quality Accreditation 3
Events at this venue
Iranian Classical Concert: Darya Dadvar :11 Feb '17-11 Feb '17
Rewind to the 70s:26 Oct '13-26 Oct '13