Melrose - Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute

The Corn Exchange is situated in the centre of Melrose. The hall is suitable for shows, concerts, dinners, dances, ceilidhs, weddings, coffee mornings and many other community and social functions. It also has a badminton court marked out on the floor.

The Corn Exchange is part of the same building that holds the Ormiston Institute and Trimontium Museum. There is direct access between all these buildings.


  • Main Hall (with stage and dressing room)
  • Kitchen
  • Ormiston Lounge
  • William Hill Room (has a small kitchen area)
  • Reading Room (has a small kitchen area)
  • Toilets


High street parking only. There is a small parking area opposite the hall with no charge, but has a limited time period of 1 hour. A metered car park is available on Abbey Street, 5 mins walk from the hall.


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

Melrose Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute
Market Square

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