How to get here

Out of the Blue Arts & Education Trust & Drill Hall Arts Cafe
Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh EH6 8RG
0131 555 7100

Out of hours access is via buzzer entry system at number 36 Dalmeny Street, next to large blue doors. Buzz 041 for reception.

Finding Us

For directions, please find us on Google Maps or Open Street Map.

The daytime front entrance is located at and the evening front entrance is at


The Drill Hall is located halfway along Dalmeny Street between Leith Walk and Easter Road.


Bikes can be locked up on the bicycle fences outside the double swing doors.

Trams and Buses


From Newhaven and from Airport via Edinburgh city centre to Balfour Street. Stop at end of Dalmeny Street (only minutes from the Drill Hall). Turn up and go service with trams from every 7 minutes. For timetables just take a look at the Edinburgh Trams website.


Lothian Buses operate on Leith Walk and Easter Road (either end of Dalmeny Street):

  • Leith Walk: 7, 10, 11, 16, 26 and 49
  • Easter Road: 1 and 35

Edinburgh Coach Lines operates the number 13 which serves Dalmeny Street.


The closest train station to the Drill Hall is Edinburgh Waverley with regular services throughout Scotland and beyond.

Car Parking

Parking at the Drill Hall

Paid parking via RingGo or machine operates in Dalmeny Street and other local streets. Free parking from 17.30 weekdays and all day weekends. We recommend checking the Edinburgh Council website for information about available parking bays.

Park and Ride

There are several park and rides operating across Edinburgh. These are connected to the bus or tram network.

Private Off-Street Parking

There are a number of private off-street car parks close to the Drill Hall. Most of these are within a 25 minute walk of the Drill Hall (shorter if combined with a tram journey): 


The Drill Hall provides full access to:

Please note, there are double doors at the entrance.

Please ask a friendly member of staff if you require assistance.

We are on Euan’s Guide. You can also let us know how we can improve access by filling in our Contact Us’ form.

Dog friendly venue

Dogs on a lead are welcome! 🐶

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    Monday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm.
    Closed Sunday.

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    Over the course of 2024 Out of the Blue will continue to offer opportunities for artists and members of the community to learn, participate and earn income.

    We use the space we have developed in 6 buildings in Edinburgh for studios, workshops, classes, projects, exhibitions, social enterprises, events, clubs, music making, markets, a cafe and more.

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