Venue hire

Looking for a unique space to host your event? Stills is a platform for contemporary art exploration, production and display and offers contemporary, stylish spaces for functions, events and meetings right in the heart of Edinburgh’s city centre.


Our bright and spacious gallery designed by Reich and Hall architects hosts a dynamic exhibition programme featuring the best in contemporary photography from around the world. The gallery can accommodate up to 50 people comfortably for seated events or up to 150 for receptions, networking events or launches. Curatorial staff would be delighted to provide an introductory talk about the current exhibition for your guests. You can hire our Gallery for £500 per day.

Production Facilities

Our production facilities are located in the basement of our building. The digital training suite comprises 8 Apple iMac computers complete with Adobe Creative Suite software and MacOS operating system perfect for hosting a variety of training. 

Our photographic darkrooms are Scotland’s largest open access darkrooms and only dry-to-dry colour print processing facilities, we offer 4 private suites and one large communal darkroom fully equipped for processing and printing both black and white and colour film. 


All areas of the building are fully accessible by wheelchair including lifts and toilets.  Guide dogs are welcome. There is wireless connectivity throughout the building for easy Internet access and we offer a range of AV equipment, technical support and hospitality at additional cost.

Cancellation Policy

Should the Hirer require to cancel the booking with us the following policy will apply: 

i) If the date of cancellation is more than 28 days before the event, a 10% admin fee will be payable.
ii) If the date of cancellation is more that 14 days and up to 28 days before the event, 50% of the total booking value will be charged.
iii) If the date of cancellation is 14 days or less, 100% of total booking value will be charged.