Kelso Tait Hall

The Tait Hall is a large Art-Deco building with good floor space, a fixed stage and raked seating at the rear. It is suitable for shows, concerts, dinners, dances, weddings and many other social and community functions. The Tait Hall is used annually to host the Scottish Opera and the Scottish Ballet. Downstairs there is a large kitchen, there is also a meeting room. The hall features a wide entrance foyer with a ticket booth.


  • Main Hall
  • Lesser Hall
  • Meeting Room
  • Foyer (with ticket booth)
  • Kitchen
  • There are male, female and disabled toilets.
  • Disabled access to the Main Hall is via a small stair lift.


There is a car park at the hall, on-street parking and other car parks with 10 minutes walking distance.


You can request to book by completing the downloadable form, which can be completed digitally or by printing off and returning.

To email a booking request, please send to:

To return a printed copy, please send to: Live Borders, Melrose Road, Galashiels, TD1 2DU.

Contact details

Kelso Tait Hall
Edenside Road

Tel: 01896 800 937(Bookings) 01896 752111 (out hours)