The Saltire Society's HQ offers two available spaces for events, meetings and rehearsals, with access to the kitchen and refreshments in a central Edinburgh location. Find out more about hiring a room at HQ 

Book a Room

To hire a room with us, complete the form and a member of our team will be in touch.


The Reading Room can accommodate up to 6 people, while the Common Room can accommodate from 5 - 40 people depending on the set up.

The price for the Reading Room is as follows:

- £60.00 (£45.00) for up to 2 hours

- £100.00 (£75.00) for a half-day

- £150.00 (£169.00) for a full day

The prices for the Common Room are as follows:

- £90.00 (£68.00) for up to 2 hours

- £150.00 (£113.00) for a half-day

- £225.00 (£169.00) for a full day

The Saltire Society allow members a discount of 25% to the nearest pound. The prices are shown in brackets.

Getting Here

Download the document for instructions on how to get to HQ: howtofindthesaltiresocieyheadquarterssept2023update.docx

Upcoming Events

Creative Writing Workshop

Creative Writing Workshop for People of the Diaspora with author, Devika Ponnambalam - 06.10.2023, 13.10.2023 & 20.10.2023

Past Events

Book Launch

Executive Board Member, Jameela Muneer, preparing for the launch of her late friend, Mike Sked’s, book Eye of the Wynd - 15.04.2023

Film Screening

Screening of Dummy Jim with director, Matt Hulse, to celebrate the film’s 10th anniversary - 23.06.2023


Professor Ian Brown (Vice-Convener), and author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and 44 Scotland Street books , Alexander McCall Smith being presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award 2022 by Susan Garnsworthy (Convener) - 09.09.2023

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Administration & Communications Officer, Rebeca Bird-Lima, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2023 Launch Event on 08.06.2023

Choir Practice

Vintage Choir rehearsing in the Common Room - 09.05.2023