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Venue Hire

Arts venues and sports facilities available for hire

Looking for stage or rehearsal space? Somewhere for a children's party? Or sports facilities such as astroturf pitches, or swimming pool lanes to rent by the hour? As one of Edinburgh's foremost independent schools, we are fortunate to have outstanding performing arts facilities for use by the school community, our wider community and professional groups.


The Tom Fleming Centre - an exceptional Edinburgh venue for music, drama and dance

The Tom Fleming Centre for Performing Arts provides an exceptional music, drama and dance venue for young people at the schools, for the local community and for the professional arts in Edinburgh. 

A purpose-built Arts venue

Completed in 2007 the Tom Fleming Centre has been sculpted out of one of Stewart's Melville College's most distinctive 150 year old buildings. The environment is one of timeless structural style while the centre itself is a technically excellent creative arts space offering outstanding acoustics and superb sight lines for audiences.

A fully flexible venue in Edinburgh

The Tom Fleming Centre is an inspiring venue for rehearsals, performances, social functions, conferences and much much more..

  • Auditorium can support audiences of up to 580 in a wide variety of configurations.
  • Seating, flooring, staging, amps and drapes can all be used to extend the flexibility of the venue and most styles of presentation can be supported, from concert and recital on three sides,to more traditional proscenium and studio theatre configurations.
  • Acoustic partitions are available to create 3 spaces. The two galleries have a capacity of 60 that can be used for presentation, teaching and meetings, or as a complementary space to the main auditorium, which in this different layout can accommodate 300 comfortably.
  • Comprehensive production sound, lighting and audio-visual facilities
  • Experienced and enthusiastic staff are on hand to offer help and advice when it is required.
  • Full on-site catering available
  • Additional breakout rooms available
  • Community Arts Fund subsidies available.

To discuss the possibilities or make an appointment to visit the Tom Fleming Centre call Chris Duffy 0131 311 1072 or email

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See for yourself

There is no better way to find out more than to come and see for yourself - meet us on a normal working day, meet the children and their teachers, experience for yourself an education unique in Scotland and see why we are proud to be different. We would be delighted to welcome you to our schools at any time.

Simply call Aoife Buckley the Admissions Secretary
on 0131 311 1111

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