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The Writing Room is the smallest at the RIGB but it remains light and airy. It is lined with books to provide a traditional feel and can be used as additional space when booked with the Library and Georgian Room.

All prices listed are exclusive of VAT.


  • Wifi
  • Boardroom (18)
  • Dinner (20)
  • Natural Daylight
  • Reception (20)
  • Theatre (20)
  • Wifi
  • 9 event spaces available to hire
  • Event enhancements available including in-house science demonstrations & history tours
  • Famous raked amphitheatre
  • Georgian architecture
  • Historic & Inspiring
  • Nestled in the heart of Mayfair

 Food And Drink

  • Professional Kitchen


  • 12 Boardroom
  • 12 Cabaret
  • 12 Classroom
  • 20 Dining
  • 20 Reception
  • 20 Standing
  • 20 Theatre


  • Art Exhibitions
  • Pop-Ups
  • Promoters
  • Ticketed events
  • Amplified Events
  • Own Music/ DJ Equipment
  • 18th Birthday Parties
  • 21st Birthday Parties
  • Weddings
  • Events with Alcohol


  • 30m2 (323ft2)
  • Disabled Access

No current price lists available, but please book a viewing to find out more about this space.

  • 21 Albemarle Street
  • Mayfair
  • London
  • W1S 4BS

More about 

The Royal Institution has a wide variety of rooms suitable for all event requirements. Located in the heart of Mayfair, we are house our historic auditorium seating up to 420 guests and offer a further 7 event spaces ideal for receptions, exhibitions, meetings, conferences, dinners & more.

The RI is an independent charity dedicated to connecting people with the world of science. It has been involved in ground breaking scientific discoveries and inventions for over 200 years that have helped shape our modern world as we know it. All income from venue hire is donated back into the charity.

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