Tolbooth

Tolbooth

About Tolbooth

Tolbooth Jail Wynd, Stirling FK8 1DE
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The award-winning Tolbooth is Stirling's venue for music, performance and classes.

Re-opened in 2002, after a sensational restoration and redesign by award winning architect Richard Murphy, the Tolbooth has quickly established a reputation as one of the best live music venues in the country.

The Tolbooth has always been a feature of Stirling's cultural life, it has been a court and jail (complete with death cells) and hosted a parliament in the reign of James VI.

Nowadays the Tolbooth is the base for Stirling Council's Arts and Event Team and the home to some of the best musicians and performers working in Scotland.

The extended Grade A-listed building has retained many original features such as the dome ceiling in the main auditorium as well as incorporating state of the art technology throughout its eight floors.

The main auditorium can accommodate up to 166 people seated theatre style but at the touch of a button the space can be transformed to suit a an event for up to 225 people standing.

Throughout this light and airy building there are small to medium sized meeting rooms, the largest of which can accomodate 100 people, break-out rooms, circulation space, a cafe/bar and restaurant.

A permanent technical team is on hand to provide support to the more than traditional methods of presentation.

Upcoming Events at Tolbooth

The Witching Hour Exhibition

The Witching Hour Exhibition

16th October 2019 - 2nd November 2019
The Tolbooth is holding an exhibition of excerpts from Stirling Archive's ecclesiatical records, showcasing the reporting of suspected witches from 16th October to 2nd November.
Susie McCabe: Born Believer

Susie McCabe: Born Believer

19th October 2019
Susie McCabe, the fastest-selling act at Glasgow International Comedy Festival three years running, is back with a brand-new show. Catch it at the Tolbooth Stirling on Saturday 19th October!
The Witching Hour - Panel Discussion

The Witching Hour - Panel Discussion

24th October 2019
As part the ‘The Witching Hour’ exhibition, Tolbooth will be hosting a panel discussion on Witching past and present.
The McDougalls Safari Adventure

The McDougalls Safari Adventure

26th October 2019
Get ready to GO WILD with The McDougalls in their brand new live show 'Safari Adventure'. Join the gang for a roaring musical adventure for all the family at the Tolbooth Stirling!
The Stirling Queen - Tim Kliphuis Trio

The Stirling Queen - Tim Kliphuis Trio

1st November 2019
The Stirling Queen’ is a brand new piece with Scottish and Nordic roots, with influences of gypsy, baroque and minimal music telling the story of Queen Margaret.
Halloween Ceilidh

Halloween Ceilidh

2nd November 2019
The Tolbooth will be embracing all that is special about Halloween. So grab your masks and capes for an afternoon of dancing and Halloween fun for all the family on 2nd November!
Blue Rose Code + Support

Blue Rose Code + Support

16th November 2019
Edinburgh born songwriter Ross Wilson is Blue Rose Code. Catch him at the Tolbooth on Saturday 16th November!
Turin Brakes

Turin Brakes

21st November 2019 - 22nd November 2019
This is a chance to see Turin Brakes in their first full stripped back acoustic tour since way back in 2002!

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Christmas Shopping Fayre
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The Tina Turner Experience
The Tina Turner Experience, the only completely live touring tribute to this multi-award winning legend, is coming to The Albert Halls on 18th October!

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