LEITH ARCHES

Venue Hire in Edinburgh

Looking for a top venue to hire in Edinburgh? Then choose Leith Arches. We can provide you with a large and stylish space for almost any type of event you are planning. With its great location, modern industrial style, lots of space, and experienced staff, we’ve got everything you need to enjoy the perfect event.

HIRE OUR VENUE FOR ANY EVENT

We host wedding ceremonies and receptions, birthday/anniversary celebrations, funeral wakes, stag and hen parties, corporate events, live entertainment, and more.

YOUR EVENT, YOUR WAY

We can accommodate and recommend food trucks, as well as cold buffets at no extra cost. We have limited kitchen facilities at the moment and may be able to accommodate external catering depending on the requirements. We hope to offer our inhouse catering service in the near future

UP TO 180 PEOPLE

Our large venue can host up to 180 people, making it suitable for large parties and events. The exact number of people we can host depends on the seating arrangements. If you are planning a smaller event, you might want to hire the mezzanine level, which is suitable for up to 60 guests. If you’re looking for a venue for hire in Leith, talk to us to find out more about your options and we’ll be happy to show you around.

CHRISTMAS AT LEITH ARCHES

Elevate your Christmas at Leith Arches! Experience festive joy with exclusive packages, including a delectable 3-course meal and complimentary welcome drinks. Our live entertainment featuring a dynamic DJ and lively karaoke sets the perfect celebratory mood. Make this holiday truly memorable with us!

Plan Your Event However You Wish

You can treat Leith Arches as a blank canvas for your event or let us set it up for you. Whatever you want, it’s the perfect place for your event.
We can offer you our own catering service consisting of buffet and street food, or we can work with your own caterers. Set up the decoration how you wish, hire a live band or a DJ or use our own selection of music. Whatever works best for you, we’ve got the right solution.

KEEP UP TO DATE WITH US

What’s going on at Leith Arches this week 🎭
March is well and truly jammed packed with events this month 📆🪩
We are kicking off this Friday, Elle Machray book launch- Remember Remember, we are delighted to be hosting the Edinburgh launch of one of the most exciting alternate history titles of the year, you will be able to purchase & get your booked signed & a wee After party 🪩- Free Entry 🎟
Saturday we are hosting My Big Fat Gay agenda & after party – Doors open 8pm 
My Big Fat Gay Agenda takes a look at look at what people think the gay agenda is, the moral panic towards drags queens and what the gay agenda actually is - with reference to the drag story time that was discussed in the Scottish Parliament. 
On Sunday we have pound unplugged, welcoming some wellness after a busy weekend, no experience needed just a rockstar mindset -30min class that balances focused, high-intensity exercises with restorative movements, rhythmic breathing, and meditation.  Quick, efficient, and challenging 🤸‍♀️
March 7th Cinnemattic Event Presente short film & a musical performance By Bibiana Rojas & Maria Mallol - join us for an extraordinary experimental showcase directly from Colombia 🎬
Short films + Q&A + Music 🎥video performance by artists Bibiana Rojas Gómez & Maria Mallol (Colombia) 💃
If you are interested in any of our events ticket link is in bio:
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As Always @Banditburgers 🍔 will be on site to tantalise those tastebuds
As Always, Get in-touch with any events or party enquiries via info@leitharches.com
Leith-arches 🗓 @itstimeforakiki 🗓 returns to your local friendly arch this Friday. It’s time for KIKI love struck!! 💕
Buzzing for the party of all parties this Valentine’s 
Kicking off at 8pm with a complimentary drink on arrival better be quick though as its only until 9pm 🍸 We have a fun filled night with award winning blonde bombshell @sin.sulute our host for the evening & Miss Mix Tape both will be spoiling us with some love, performances & Sexy music so get those glad rags on as we are having a KIKI! 👨‍❤️‍👨Oh & did I say prizes for the best dressed 👘 could there be a date on the cards This ❤️Valentine!
The next 2 Saturdays are jam packed with private celebrations galore, with a Birthday party & We will be hosting one of our gorgeous weddings at the arch 💒
Thursday 15th We have a private charity event The Final Disco Diana in aid of calm 💃.
Sunday 18th we have our long awaited Bric-A-Brac market, buzzing for this, bag yourself a bargain or 2 from vintage treasures 🛼pre-loved items 🧸bags & shoes, accessories, homeware🪆& furniture🪑the bar will be open if you fancy a wee tipple 🥃 Free Entry 11am-5pm
And @bandit burgers will be there to tantalise our taste buds 🍔 
TABLE ALERT!
We still have a few tables available if you have some pre-loved items you wish to sell, please get in touch at leitharchesbar@gmail.com for a chat, £15 per table or why not share with a friend 👯‍♀️
What a spectacular week 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿celebrating Robbie Burns, throw back to last week when @brocode took over the Arches with “A MAN’S A MAN FOR A THAT” we had our resident Drag Kings perform a very special Burns Night 🥃 with Rabbie Burnt & special guests & queer Hi-NRG ceilidh dancing, 🕺💃 they did not disappoint, some sensational snaps from @hugh.tography
We were certainly sharing a few drams 🥃 in honour of oor Rabbie Burns! With dancing & laughter and a wee jig or two 
Then on Thursday we had Undress Tae the haggis 🍽 A fun filled night of Scottish Cabaret & Burlesque drag with the famous haggis ceremony, it was a wild night of 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿unforgettable fun Laughter and antics from @red_hotkitty can’t wait for the next one on March 31st, keep your eyes peeled 👀 
 If you are still looking for plans this weekend we have a double whammy of silent disco, 🎧Taylor Swift & 90’s V 00’s 🎟tickets available in our bio.
As always, Get in-touch with any events or party enquiries via info@leitharches.com
Leitharches 🗓This Week 🗓The month of love ❤️ Kicking off our month with cupid himself firing his bow of love 💘This Friday we have a private function, sorry guys!! 
But don’t fear we have Louise Maher art installation next door in the café. Louise’s work is an honest depiction of her everyday environment…….why not pop in & feast your peeps on some spectacular photography NOT TO BE MISSED!! 📸 🌠
Saturday, we have 2 fun filled events 🎶 we have a double whammy of silent disco🎧 this lady needs no invitation & has had many a miss from cupid herself, Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Taylor swift’s iconic hits & more…. Open to all ages 18’s & under must be accompanied by an adult. All attendees require tickets for entry. Then Kicking off at 9pm go back in time to the 90’s & 00’s Buzzing for this night as no one can hear me sing. 💃🕺 
This Sunday, we are back to tantalise those taste buds with our ever-amazing team @banditburgers open @3pm
Family quiz is back with our ever-popular roaming quiz man with a whopping Cash jackpot of £364 now that’s big bucks, I know who’s team I’m gonna be in 🎭💰
As Always, Get in-touch with any events or party enquiries via info@leitharches.com
Well, what a great start to the year already, we had a fundraiser and our launch party at the café, what a great night with all our friends and staff celebrating the coming year ahead & a shout out to our resident photographer @weronikasikoraphoto for these amazing photos. 🎉🤩
Friday saw La beat back with a spectacular night, Blew us away with their night of finest northern soul, funk, crossover & Motown & more 🎶 🕺💃 @la_beat_soul_club.
On Sunday we had, Craft punk cookie market, bringing us their open mic, Clothes swap, stalls & workshops bringing the whole community together.
Can’t wait for the next one ❤️🎨🎤🎼
As Always, Get in-touch with any events or party enquiries via info@leitharches.com 🤩🕺
We have a fun filled month @Leith Arches 🗓 All things Scottish 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
This week we have kicking off on Wednesday for a good cause 💃
Gaza fundraiser- Hosted by Femme Brûlée with a night of Cabaret & DJ Zak from Bolton will be spinning the tunes into the small hours. 
Friday 19th La beat brining you the finest northern soul, Funk, Crossover, Motown & Modern Soul, Disco vinyl: Doors open at 7pm 🎶🎵🎵
Sunday 21st: January blues market 🧶 Fantastic stalls live music, street food @banditburgers 🍔 11am-6pm
Tuesday the 23rd bringing you @brocode.drag for some drag king antics. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Rabbie Burnt present our Burns themed night, ‘A Man’s a Man for A’ That’. The night follows a typical Burns Night but quickly veers to the queer with Hi-NRG ceilidh dancing: Doors open at 7pm 💃
Thursday 25th: Undress Tae The Haggis 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Get ready to indulge in a wild celebration with a Scottish theme , complete with haggis, and plenty of cheeky fun, Enjoy a 2 course meal.. Doors open at 7pm 🎉
If you are looking to book tickets link is in bio
As Always, Get in-touch with any events or party enquiries via info@leitharches.com
Well what a year for Leith Arches 2023…We had a ball 
Some sensational highlights of our venue, looking wow!!! Big shout out to all our event organiser & customers, without you all this wouldn’t be possible ❤️
We have hosted some fabulous events, from weddings to balls & markets with stalls Christmas parties-comedy shows & dance events-with quizzes & prizes on  big fat family day-art workshops- wellness events-live music-creative workshops-pop up markets-fitness classes & Burlesque cabaret, Bandit burgers 🍔 you name it we do it 😊. 
Get yourself ready & geared up for 2024 cause this place is gonna be the place you want to shimmy the night away or spend time with your love ones or visit our markets cause that’s what it’s all about love & making you guys happy so if you would love to host an event or have the party of the century you have everything all under one roof 💒
It’s time to get planning for your special occasion, Contact us now to discover our packages, tailor made to suit your needs.
Info@leitharches.com
🎉BUZZING for the party of all parties to send 2023 off with a big fat bang! 
We’ve got the powerhouse that is Leithienda, bringing their famous party back to the beating heart of Leith, to bring you a music fuelled dance-athon to see out the year. 
🥳 Join us on a journey through time with music from way back to the present with our Leitienda residents THE SMITHS
 💃 🎊 There will be plenty of dancing, drinks a plenty, mixing n mingling and probs a snog or two when those bells ring and auld lang syne echoes across the city! 
If you haven’t got your tickets yet, then why the hell not!? Don’t sit on this one as it’s sure to be a sell-out! You can grab yours via the link in our bio. 
Come celebrate what was a fabulous year with your pals, your family, and your neighbours on the dance floor. 
8PM – 3AM
Tickets:Eventbrite.co.uk 
 🍔 Scran from Bandits Burgers. 🥳 HAPPY NEW-YEAR 🎉
Throw🔙 to a couple of groovy Saturday’s ago when THE GET DOWN took over our Venue…. Kicking off in the Cafe Bar with 10 Dj’s …… With a new look in our mezzanine it was a full house with Disco-Soul-House-Jazz-Funk, can’t wait for the next one… watch this space 🎉🎉
Merry Christmas one & all from your local friendly neighbourhood Arch🎭🎅🏼🎁✨💥 xxxxx
Christmas might not have been & gone quite yet, but we’re already BUZZING for the party of all parties to send 2023 off with a big fat bang!💥🪩
We’ve got the powerhouse that is Leithienda @leithienda bringing their famous party back to the beating heart of Leith, to bring you a music fuelled dance-athon to see out the year🍻 
There will be plenty of dancing, drinks a plenty, mixing n mingling and probs a snog or two when those bells ring and auld lang syne echoes across the city!
If you haven’t got your tickets yet, then why the hell not!? Don’t sit on this one as it’s sure to be a sell-out! You can grab yours via the link in our bio🎟️
Come celebrate what was a fabulous year with your pals, your family and your neighbours on the dance floor!💃🏻🎶
📣Looking to host an end of year get together/party/market/any other kind of event?
Then why don’t you take advantage of this extremely rare opportunity to hire our stunning venue for FREE!? Think of this as our Christmas present to you, from your local friendly neighbourhood Arch🎭
Following dates available –
Thursday 28th December
Friday 29th December
Saturday 30th December
Friday 5th January
Venue hire is completely ✨FREE✨ with our minimum bar spend still applying. The amount is dependent on the party size. Get in touch at info@leitharches.com to chat further!💌
Planning something a bit cosier? For small venue hire in Edinburgh, check out the Leith Arches Café Bar. This can host up to 50 people and is perfect for smaller events. Just let us know if you would prefer this option.

Get In Touch

If you are interested in planning any type of event at Leith Arches, please start by filling out the form below. Tell us a bit about the type of event you are planning, and we’ll get back to you to discuss it in no time at all.