The Royal Society

Add some elegance to your next event with this historic venue that is centrally located, overlooking St James’s Park and The Mall.
Did you know... The Royal Society published Isaac Newton's Principia Mathematica, and Benjamin Franklin's kite experiment?

Features

  • Accessible
  • Break Out Spaces
  • Cloak Room
  • Lift Access
  • Outdoor Space
  • Private Entrance
  • AV Support
  • Charitable Status
  • Exclusive Venue Hire
  • Suitable for filming

The Royal Society venue hire

The Royal Society is a beautiful and historic venue in the heart of London. It’s been hosting and organising events for more than 350 years including some of the most important in the scientific world.

If you’re looking to add some elegance to your event The Royal Society venue hire is your answer. Today the London event space is a registered charity. So when you choose this venue – uniquely equipped to ensure your event is truly memorable – you’re helping to support a good cause too.

Why choose The Royal Society events

  • Situated in an ideal, central London location, overlooking The Mall and St James’s Park, it’s close to many transport links
  • The venue is ideal for hosting conferences, board meetings, training events, seminars, lectures, receptions and dinners
  • The conferencing service is recognised for outstanding catering options, don’t you know
  • With 12 rooms available for venue hire, it can accommodate anything from 10 to 500 guests
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Conferencing & meetings at The Royal Society

With 12 rooms over 3 floors, The Royal Society is perfectly equipped for hosting large conferences and smaller corporate gatherings. Whether you’d like a stately boardroom setting, an ornate 1890s library or a modern, light and airy conference space, you’ll find everything you need at The Royal Society. When it comes to conference venues in Central London, The Royal Society has it all.

The Royal Society also boasts conveniently located London meeting rooms. Each of the elegant meeting spaces benefits from natural daylight, air conditioning and Wi-Fi. Plus, included in the meeting room hire is state-of-the-art AV facilities.  As well as general projection and sound equipment, the venue can also provide a number of webcasting solutions, and several filming and recording options. The Royal Society is an ideal venue for hybrid events. Our hybrid packages can help you reach a wider audience

and facilitate collaboration between delegates from across the world, allowing them to still interact and engage with the event. Our team can offer guidance and advice and will be happy to support you to deliver the best experience for your delegates, whether they attend in person or connect remotely.

The conferencing service is also recognised for its outstanding fine dining catering options.

In addition to this, The Royal Society is a registered charity and the UK’s National Academy of science. By holding your event here you are helping to play an important part in supporting the Royal Society.

Private dining at The Royal Society

When it comes to the ultimate space for private dining at The Royal Society, event organisers have few options to choose from. Meticulously restored to its ornate condition of the 1890s, the Wolfson Rooms offer a dramatic setting that can be adapted for a range of events, including dinners for up to 70 and receptions of up to 90.

Decorated in the Venetian style, the Marble Hall is ideal for hosting elegant dinners and sparkling drinks receptions; guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on each and every guest.

Near to the Royal Society’s main entrance, this sophisticated space can accommodate up to 100 for receptions and up to 60 for private dining events. For events in the Kohn Centre, the Marble Hall is a brilliant space to serve catering for events as well as a gorgeous registration and reception area.

The Royal Society prides itself on delivering events to the highest standards, aiming to exceed expectations with its innovative catering options and presentation. The menus focus on seasonal produce, sourced from local and UK suppliers where possible. Or you can request a bespoke menu for your private dining event.

Location

6-9 Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London SW1Y 5AG

Piccadilly Circus

Event spaces at The Royal Society

Wellcome Trust Lecture Hall

The Wellcome Trust Lecture Hall is The Royal Society’s largest meeting room. This adaptable space is ideal for meetings, conferences, dinners and receptions. Fully air-conditioned with large windows, this impressive events venue combines period charm with contemporary tech - including state-of-the-art webcasting. The Lecture Hall also benefits from exceptional catering, priding itself on delivering events to the highest standards. With inventive and innovative menus to choose from, there's something to suit every taste.

Room Capacity
  • 277 RECEPTION
  • 65 U-SHAPED
  • 150 CABARET
  • 240 DINNER
  • 277 THEATRE
  • 50 BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Air Conditioning
  • Blackout
  • Branding Opportunities
  • High Ceilings
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
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Wolfson Rooms

Room Capacity
  • 90 RECEPTION
  • 34 U-SHAPED
  • 60 CABARET
  • 70 DINNER
  • 90 THEATRE
  • 40 BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Balcony
  • Blackout
  • Branding Opportunities
  • High Ceilings
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
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Private: Brian Mercer Room, The Royal Society

Room Capacity 50 Guests
Room capacity
50
RECEPTION
40
DINNER
50
THEATRE
18
U-SHAPED
32
CABARET
20
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Air Conditioning
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Branding Opportunities
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City of London, The Royal Society

Room Capacity 300 Guests
Room capacity
277
RECEPTION
Features
  • Accessible
  • Air Conditioning
  • High Ceilings
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
  • Branding Opportunities
  • Balcony
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Conference Room, The Royal Society

Room Capacity 70 Guests
Room capacity
39
RECEPTION
39
DINNER
39
THEATRE
21
U-SHAPED
32
CABARET
24
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Air Conditioning
  • High Ceilings
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
  • Branding Opportunities
  • Blackout
  • Balcony
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Council Room, The Royal Society

Room Capacity 27 Guests
Room capacity
30
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Air Conditioning
  • High Ceilings
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
  • Branding Opportunities
  • Blackout
  • Balcony
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Dining Room, The Royal Society

Room Capacity 200 Guests
Room capacity
133
RECEPTION
120
DINNER
133
THEATRE
45
U-SHAPED
100
CABARET
40
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Air Conditioning
  • High Ceilings
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
  • Branding Opportunities
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Kohn Centre, The Royal Society

Room Capacity 100 Guests
Room capacity
30
BOARDROOM
Features
  • Accessible
  • Air Conditioning
  • High Ceilings
  • Light
  • Natural Lighting
  • Period Features (In Room)
  • Branding Opportunities
  • Blackout
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