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

DNA - We Know What You’re Thinking

DNA - We Know What You’re Thinking

25th February 2019
Following their astounding appearances on Britain’s Got Talent in 2017, mind reading duo DNA are taking their brand new show on a UK tour in 2019 and appear at the Tolbooth on 25th February.
Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton’s Symbiosis

Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton’s Symbiosis

28th February 2019
Don't miss Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton, two of Scotland’s foremost musicians, when they play the Tolbooth on Thursday 28th February!
Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker, John Doyle

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker, John Doyle

5th March 2019
Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker, John Doyle bring their own blend of top class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie to the Tolbooth on Tuesday 5th March.
Strange Behaviours: Gasp + Jackal Trades

Strange Behaviours: Gasp + Jackal Trades

9th March 2019
Strange Behaviours presents GASP, arguably one of underground hip-hop’s most revered emcees, at the Tolbooth on 9th March, with support from emerging emcee, Jackal Trades.
Phil Differ: Billy Bremner And Me

Phil Differ: Billy Bremner And Me

16th March 2019
A schoolboy’s dream to be a professional footballer. Discover the fruits of Phil Differ’s failure when he brings his autobiographical one-man show to the Tolbooth Stirling on Saturday 16th March!
13 The Musical!

13 The Musical!

22nd March 2019 - 23rd March 2019
Monument Performing Arts School presents 13 The Musical! at the Tolbooth 22 & 23rd March. The uplifting music, energy of the dances and beautiful harmonies make for a truly exciting performance.
Distil – Hands Up For Trad

Distil – Hands Up For Trad

29th March 2019
The annual Distil performance returns once again to the Tolbooth Stirling on Friday 29th March, featuring compositions by some of Scotland’s leading traditional composers.
Lost Bear

Lost Bear

3rd April 2019
The Lost Bear is a gentle tale for little ones with an infectious sense of fun and adventure for all those who still love their toys and suitable for for ages 3-6 yrs.
Phill Jupitus: Juplicity

Phill Jupitus: Juplicity

25th May 2019
Join stand-up comedian, poet, improviser, and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus when he returns to the Tolbooth on 25th May!

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Popular Events

Vibration Festival 2019
Join us for Vibration Festival, Scotland's newest boutique family friendly music festival, in the stunning grounds of Callendar Park, Falkirk on Saturday 25th May.
Mini Bricks
Come along to our workshop at The Engine Shed and learn about different brick bonds used to construct traditional buildings, using Teifoc mini bricks and mortar. Suitable for ages 6+.
TRX Suspension Training Workshop for beginners
Heat Fitness in Stirling is holding a two hour Suspension Training course for beginners using TRX straps, where you will learn the basics and how to use them to their full potential.
Derek Acorah: The Eternal Life
Don't miss an evening with the renowned medium Derek Acorah as he brings 'The Eternal Life' tour to The Golden Lion Hotel Stirling on Friday 22nd February!
Dan Snow - An Evening with the History Guy
Join us for ‘An Evening with DAN SNOW’ as the well-known historian and TV presenter recounts anecdotes of memorable experiences from his very successful career as an historian and broadcaster.

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