Tolbooth Stirling

Tolbooth Stirling

About Tolbooth Stirling

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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.

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Upcoming Events at Tolbooth Stirling

The McDougalls Virtual Christmas Party

The McDougalls Virtual Christmas Party

19th December 2020 - 24th December 2020
Online Event Stirling

With theatre across the country closed this year, family theatre favourites The McDougalls are hosting the biggest and best virtual party of the year - and everyone's invited!
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Astrid: The Storm Sessions Acoustic Tour - CANCELLED

Astrid: The Storm Sessions Acoustic Tour - CANCELLED

6th February 2021

Willie Campbell and Charlie Clark aka Astrid are bringing The Storm Sessions Acoustic Tour to the Tolbooth on Saturday 6th February!
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The Wildhearts

The Wildhearts

15th February 2021

The Wildhearts and their incendiary shows have cemented their reputation and legacy as one of the best bands the UK has ever produced.
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Project Smok

Project Smok

19th February 2021

Project Smok have fast become a recognised and household name in the traditional music scene and effortlessly blend trad music with contemporary new-age pop influences.
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The Mcdougalls Big Splash!

The Mcdougalls Big Splash!

13th March 2021

Everyone's favourite children's theatre company, The McDougalls, return to the Tolbooth Stirling with a brand new live musical show for all the family!
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The Wandering Hearts + Support

The Wandering Hearts + Support

17th March 2021

UK masters of harmony-laden Americana, The Wandering Hearts, return to Scotland following a stunning sold out show in Glasgow in January 2020 as part of Celtic Connections.
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Gnoss

Gnoss

1st April 2021

Catch dynamic, four-piece Scottish folk band, Gnoss when they come to the Tolbooth Stirling on Thursday 1st April!
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James Grant

James Grant

3rd April 2021

Don't miss James Grant, one of the most renowned and respected performers Scotland has ever produced, when he returns to the Tolbooth on Saturday 3rd April!
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Pictish Trail Plus Special Guests

Pictish Trail Plus Special Guests

8th April 2021

Johnny Lynch, AKA Isle-of-Eigg dwelling electro-acoustic psych-pop wonder Pictish Trail is back with a fourth album Thumb World and comes to the Tolbooth.
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AIRS Exhibition

AIRS Exhibition

12th April 2021 - 25th April 2021

Scottish contemporary landscape artist Beth Robertson Fiddes, has created a stunning exhibition of paintings, which shares inspiration with Mhairi Hall’s AIRS.
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Fergus McCreadie Trio

Fergus McCreadie Trio

16th April 2021

The Fergus McCreadie Trio, one of the hottest, most exciting young bands in European jazz, come to the Tolbooth Stirling on 16th April!
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Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton

Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton

17th April 2021

Ross and Ali, two of Scotland’s most prominent musicians, bring together original compositions from their highly acclaimed albums, Symbiosis I & II. It's modern Scottish folk music at its mightiest!
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Mhairi Hall’s Airs

Mhairi Hall’s Airs

23rd April 2021

Enjoy a live performance of the newly released album ‘Airs’ pianist Mhairi Hall’s latest solo musical project!
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Talisk

Talisk

30th April 2021

Talisk seamlessly meld concertina, fiddle and guitar to produce a multi-layered, enthralling signature that has effortlessly captivated audiences around the world.
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Elephant Sessions

Elephant Sessions

1st May 2021

Elephant Sessions, who hail from the Highlands of Scotland, have exploded onto the indie folk scene with unparalleled effect and you can catch them when they return to the Tolbooth in 2021!
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JigJam

JigJam

8th May 2021

Multi-award winning quartet JigJam are on tour in 2021 and come to the Tolbooth Stirling on Saturday 8th May!
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Lau

Lau

11th May 2021

Lau's Unplugged concert tour comes to the Tolbooth on 11th May and sees them strip away their banks of electronics, loops and wild effects for an entiely acoustic tour.
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The Langan Band

The Langan Band

22nd May 2021

Enjoy a modern and exhilarating sound very much rooted in modern traditions with catchy tunes and beautiful lyrics when The Langan Band come to the Tolbooth!
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Peggy Seeger and Calum MacColl

Peggy Seeger and Calum MacColl

2nd June 2021

Join Peggy Seeger and her son Calum MacColl at the Tolbooth on 2nd June for a glorious evening of up-close performance!
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Yorkston, Thorne and Khan

Yorkston, Thorne and Khan

25th June 2021

Yorkston, Thorne and Khan are touring the UK in support of their third album and stop off at the Tolbooth on 25th June!
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CODA to Rock Stirling!

CODA to Rock Stirling!

26th June 2021

CODA are Europe’s most exciting and authentic tribute to Led Zeppelin and you can catch them at The Tolbooth on Saturday 26th June!
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Còig

Còig

16th July 2021

Còig, one of today’s most exciting new North American Celtic groups, returns to the Tolbooth Stirling on Friday 16th July!
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Goodbye Mr MacKenzie

Goodbye Mr MacKenzie

31st July 2021

Goodbye Mr Mackenzie have reformed following on from the success of their 30th anniversary shows and you can catch them at the Tolbooth on 31st July!
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Rant

Rant

16th September 2021

Catch RANT, four of Scotland’s finest fiddle players from the Shetlands and the Highlands, when they play the Tolbooth on Thursday 16th September!
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