Special event Friends SOLD OUT

Friends Christmas Party

The lift is currently is out of order. There no step-free/wheelchair access to the upper floors. We hope to resolve this issue soon.

Portrait (Portrait) Great Hall and Café Portrait
  • Wednesday 6 December, 6.30–9.30pm
£60, Friends and guests

Booking essential

This event is fully booked. Please contact [email protected] to be added to the waiting list.


We are delighted that we are once again able to hold the Friends Christmas Party in the Portrait. A reception, with a glass of prosecco, will be held in the elegant surroundings of the Great Hall followed by a one-course meal with wine, then tea or coffee with a sweet bite in Café Portrait. There will be a raffle and the evening will conclude with a short concert from the delightful Edinburgh Police Choir. The Friends Committee look forward to welcoming you and your guests to this splendid start to the festive season.

Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop

Gallery facilities

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy park
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack
  • Café
Getting here

Getting here

Located in the city centre on Queen Street, the Portrait is easy to access.

Venue map
  • Open daily, 10am–5pm
1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD



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