The Music Hall and Ballroom are our largest conference and meeting spaces. Together or separately, they provide a beautifully versatile space perfect for conferences and exhibitions, poster board displays, plenary sessions and gala dinners. Large unbroken spaces bathed in natural light provide inspiring surroundings and our dedicated technical production crew are always on hand to work in partnership with organisers, ensuring every need is catered for.

The Music Hall offers a variety of layouts to suit your meeting or conference: theatre style for up to 788, reception space for up to 600 or dining for up to 430. The Ballroom brings additional flexibility, offering reception space or theatre style seating for up to 400 people, and dining space for up to 320. 

The Ballroom also features drawing rooms at each end, giving additional breakout space, or to host receptions and catering areas.

With elegant surroundings in Edinburgh’s city centre, Assembly Rooms Edinburgh is a perfect destination for your next conference. 

If you would like to know more about hiring the Assembly Rooms our experienced events team is on hand and in-house, ready to bring your vision to life.

Contact 0131 220 4348 or email the team

The Assembly Rooms team was excellent throughout the planning and delivery of the conference and gave us every confidence' 

- Shared Care Scotland 

Music Hall - key features

  • Up to 788 capacity
  • 481m2 overall space
  • Adjustable / demountable stage and adaptable seating
  • 185 permanent balcony seats
  • Adjustable house lighting 
  • K-Array sound system and portable PA
  • Portable projection equipment
  • 26 person / 2000kg goods lift and 18 ‘house’ hoists
  • Four dedicated dressing rooms
  • WiFi

Ballroom - key features

  • Up to 400 capacity
  • 342m2 floor space
  • Central stage and / or modular staging
  • Individual climate control
  • Fully installed K-Array sound system and additional portable PA
  • Adjustable house lighting including ornate crystal chandeliers
  • Portable projection equipment
  • WiFi
  • Complimentary Drawing Room space