We anticipate reopening this venue in the autumn and are handling individual enquiries for future meetings/conferences, so please do get in touch with our sales team.
Built in the eighteenth century, William Playfair's impressive Edinburgh landmark is the birthplace of the University of Edinburgh.
The Old College quadrangle houses the stunning Playfair Library Hall, in which you can host up to 250 delegates theatre-style, 220 dinner guests or a reception for 450 people. The lower floor of the Old College contains four additional meeting rooms, making the venue suitable for meetings, large presentations, conferences and exclusive dinners.
Also in the Old College quadrangle is the Talbot Rice Gallery. Contemporary exhibitions are hosted throughout the year by the Talbot Rice White Gallery, providing the ideal entertainment for guests following a dinner or drinks reception held in the grand Georgian Gallery.
At a glance
The current capacities listed are pre-Covid with no physical distancing. For future conference enquiries relating to these spaces, please get in touch with our sales team.
|Playfair Library Hall||250||100||-||-||450||160||220|
|Talbot Rice White Gallery||-||-||-||-||150||-||-|
|Talbot Rice Georgian Gallery||-||-||-||-||150||40||50|
Room Size sqm
|Playfair Library Hall||332.3||12.13||12 x 8 ft||yes||yes||102 sockets||yes||-|
|Talbot Rice White Gallery||-||8.16||-||yes||-||32 sockets||yes||-|
|Talbot Rice Georgian Gallery||-||8.27||-||yes||-||4 sockets||yes||-|
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