Venue hire

Discover the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s prestigious city-centre event venue for hire.

We offer 13 versatile spaces for occasions dedicated to learning and coming together. From grand dinners and exhibitions to insightful conferences and workshops. Our venue caters to up to 145 guests, ensuring every event is a remarkable experience. The venue is nestled in the heart of Edinburgh which offers hassle-free transport connections, making it an ideal choice for both local and international gatherings.

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Our services

Our dedicated team at the RSE prides itself on delivering events to the highest standards. With the support of a dedicated events coordinator, we collaborate closely with our clients from concept to delivery, ensuring every aspect of your event is flawlessly orchestrated. Whether you’re planning a sophisticated dinner, an engaging conference, or an interactive workshop, we offer bespoke solutions tailored to your audience, objectives, and budget. Our commitment to understanding every detail maximises the potential of your event, while our ability to manage a seamless registration process enhances the experience for your visitors. Moreover, we are pleased to offer a 25% discount to non-profit organisations, reflecting our support for the wider community. Our expertise and commitment to excellence guarantee your event will not only run smoothly, but also leave a lasting impression on your guests.

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It is the responsibility of event organisers and chairpersons of meetings to alert us of any access needs and ensure that the needs of visitors with a disability are met.

We will take all reasonable steps to provide additional facilities and help if required. You can review the current facilities available for visitors with access needs.

Visiting the RSE

The Royal Society of Edinburgh is in central Edinburgh on George Street, EH2 2PQ. Find out how to get here and parking options.

Plan your event

Once we receive your enquiry, a member of our team will be in touch withing 24 working hours.

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