Assembly Hall

The Assembly Hall is a well known feature located in the heart of Edinburgh, with a memorable backdrop at the top of the city's Mound, and is a great location for holding a special event!

Assembly Hall

About Assembly Hall

Assembly Hall Mound Place, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2LX
01316233030

The Assembly Hall is located between the Lawnmarket and The Mound in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is the meeting place of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

The Church of Scotland is delighted that the Assembly Hall can be used as a major conference and events venue.

The Assembly Hall was designed by David Bryce in 1858. One of the most significant historical events took place in 1910 when 1355 delegates were in Edinburgh for the World Missionary Conference on 14 June, the beginnings of the 'ecumenical movement'.

Since 1929 this unique building has been used by the Church of Scotland to host its General Assemblies. Most recently between 1999 and 2004 the Assembly Hall was used by the Scottish Parliament, while the new building at Holyrood was being constructed. The Assembly Hall boasts a striking multi-tiered and galleried interior and a black and white marble corridor.

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Upcoming Events at Assembly Hall

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Seonaid Aitken Big Band plus special guests present: A Night With Ella

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Seonaid Aitken Big Band plus special guests present: A Night With Ella

15th July 2022

We are opening the 2022 Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival in style, celebrating the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald!
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Fergus McCreadie Large Ensemble

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Fergus McCreadie Large Ensemble

16th July 2022

Tonight, Fergus McCreadie delivers a special, one-off new project featuring an extended line-up and a brand-new commission.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Mud Morganfield

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Mud Morganfield

17th July 2022

The eldest son of the undisputed King of the blues, Muddy Waters, Mud and his fantastic band deliver classic Chicago electric blues.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: John Scofield: Yankee Go Home

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: John Scofield: Yankee Go Home

19th July 2022

Needing no introduction, John Scofield is a towering figure in jazz. Catch him at the Assembly Hall on 19th July!
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Les Violons de Bruxelles / Rose Room

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Les Violons de Bruxelles / Rose Room

20th July 2022

Enjoy a thrilling double bill celebrating the legacy of Belgian gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt!
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: A Night in New Orleans with Ali Affleck

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: A Night in New Orleans with Ali Affleck

21st July 2022

For one night only, Ali Affleck will be joined by a stellar eight-piece band featuring New Orleans pianist Joplin Parnell, multi-instrumentalist Ewan Bleach and UK’s finest, trumpeter Enrico Tomasso
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Hamish Stuart Band / James Brown Is Annie

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Hamish Stuart Band / James Brown Is Annie

23rd July 2022

The original lead singer/guitarist with The Average White Band, Hamish Stuart has since worked with the likes of Diana Ross, George Benson, Chaka Khan and Paul McCartney.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Blues Gala

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Blues Gala

24th July 2022

Closing on a high note, Maggie Bell leads a special programme packed wall-to-wall with festival blues favourites.
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The Black Blues Brothers

The Black Blues Brothers

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Having thrilled audiences at the Fringe in 2019 with a sell-out, five-star run, The Black Blues Brothers returns to Assembly this summer.
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Peppa Pig: My First Concert

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Join Peppa Pig at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer for her musical interactive show Peppa Pig: My First Concert!
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