Book a Space

The Drill Hall has a range of different spaces to be booked, all fully accessible, and suitable for meetings, conferences and performing arts purposes.

G40/Rehearsal Studio – 80 sq m, capacity 80

A large space with sprung wooden floor, mirrors and underfloor heating – ideal for large meetings and workshops, dance classes, aerial training, performances, drama and even children’s parties. 

G36/Cutting Room – 40 sq m, capacity 25

The Cutting Room is a smart and modern space perfect for meetings, auditions, workshops and classes.

G8/Music Room – 32 sq m, capacity 15 – 20

The G8 Music Room is fully sound insulated, well ventilated and equipped with broadband internet.  Perfect for small meetings, workshops, music rehearsals and group music lessons.

G20/Large Exhibition and Events Space – 340 sq m, capacity seated 200-250, standing 300-350

Extending to 340 square metres, with a wooden floor and a maximum height of approximately 10 metres. This flexible space can be used for exhibitions, launches, fairs, special events and performances. Hire rates are dependent upon your requirements and are available on request. Sorry no Ceilidh’s, Parties, Weddings or Gigs etc.

Workshop Area

This open space near the entrance (non-enclosed) is suitable for small classes or market stalls, and is also available for hire or for free (to certain community events) depending on the size and nature of your event.

Technical Specifications

All space tech specs can be viewed on the above space pages.


The Drill Hall Arts Café is open 10am-5pm Monday-Saturday and can also provide a tailored catering service for specific events, at very competitive prices. For more information on catering, please see our catering options. To discuss catering options and prices, please contact Chris Askham on 0131 555 7100.

Hourly pricing for each individual room as well as PA & Projector rates can be found on the Space Hire Rates & Equipment Hire page.

Interested in hiring a space?

To check availability before making a booking please visit the link below.

Please note that, in general, NONE OF THE ROOMS IN THE OUT OF THE BLUE DRILL HALL ARE SUITABLE FOR CEILIDHS, WEDDING PARTIES ETC. This is because we are situated in a residential area, loud music would cause inconvenience to our neighbours and the building is not licensed to be open to the public after 11pm.

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