Welcome East & Welcome West at The Royal Society of Edinburgh

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22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ
New Town

About this space

In an innovative fusion, we have seamlessly combined the distinct features of Wellcome West and Wellcome East to craft an exquisite and sophisticated event space, notable for its uniquely shaped layout.

This versatile venue is designed to cater to an array of significant events, spanning the spectrum from corporate functions to private gatherings. Whether you envision elegant cocktail receptions, formal dinners, enlightening lectures, or captivating exhibitions, the possibilities within this space are as expansive as the design itself.

What sets this venue apart is not only its aesthetic appeal but also its practicality. Beyond its stylish ambiance, the space is fully equipped with its own dedicated servery and a spacious dance floor, ensuring a seamless and well-appointed experience for all types of major occasions.

This expansive area is thoughtfully designed to provide the ideal setting for a diverse range of events, allowing for customization and adaptability to suit your unique vision. Embrace the possibilities as you step into a venue that harmoniously blends sophistication with functionality, promising a memorable experience for both hosts and guests alike.


Prices

Monday
9:00 – 17:00
from £1190 hire fee per day
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £1190 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
This price is only for full-day rates and for full information on hourly/half day rates please contact our Team.
Tuesday
9:00 – 17:00
from £1190 hire fee per day
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £1190 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
This price is only for full-day rates and for full information on hourly/half day rates please contact our Team.
Wednesday
9:00 – 17:00
from £1190 hire fee per day
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £1190 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
This price is only for full-day rates and for full information on hourly/half day rates please contact our Team.
Thursday
9:00 – 17:00
from £1190 hire fee per day
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £1190 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
This price is only for full-day rates and for full information on hourly/half day rates please contact our Team.
Friday
9:00 – 17:00
from £1190 hire fee per day
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £1190 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
This price is only for full-day rates and for full information on hourly/half day rates please contact our Team.
Saturday
Closed
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
This price is only for full-day rates and for full information on hourly/half day rates please contact our Team.
Sunday
Closed
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
This price is only for full-day rates and for full information on hourly/half day rates please contact our Team.

Capacity

Standing
up to 200
Dining
up to 110
Theatre
up to 140
Boardroom
up to 64
Cabaret
up to 100
Classroom
up to 50

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
Approved caterers only
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Flipchart
PA system / speakers
Air conditioning
Natural light
Paid parking facilities available nearby
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Conference call facilities
Storage space
Quiet space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restrictions

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Disabled access toilets
Lift to all floors

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted and ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Host rules

Please contact the venue team for any rules and regulations at the RSE.

Cancellation policy: Standard 30 day

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Located in Edinburgh’s City Centre and within the home of the prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh, we offer convenience, value and flexibility in a fabulous historic setting.

Big or small, whether you are planning an international conference, educational seminar, business meeting, prestigious dinner, wedding or other celebratory event, our facilities can be tailored to meet your needs. With audio-visual facilities, technical and event support and catering services, the venue can provide you with a comprehensive and flexible service, enhancing the success of your event.


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