Auditoriums in London

Looking for a venue to impress at your next event? From West End theatres to arenas, our top auditoriums in London won't disappoint.

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This purpose built theatre boasts state of the art audio-visual and lighting capabilities. The auditorium benefits from tiered seating, to ensure perfect views of the extensive stage, and provides the perfect arena for any matter of presentation. Separate rooms can be booked to cater for delegates during conference breaks.

The National Gallery Trafalgar Square

The Lecture Theatre is located within the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery on Level -1 and can accommodate up to 328 guests in a theatre style capacity. Included in the hire of this space has in built AV with a state of the art projector and recently upgraded audio facilities, all supported by a dedicated in house Audio Visual Team. The space also has a small area located outside in the foyer which can be used for refreshments or light lunches.


With audio-visual facilities and comfortable tiered seating, the Ondaatje Wing Theatre is the perfect space for an evening presentation, product launch or award ceremony before a drinks reception in the Gallery. The Theatre is also available for breakfast events. Hire includes use of AV equipment and presence of AV Technician.


The Auditorium is perfect for large gatherings such as presentations, conferences, award ceremonies, screenings and product launches. The space is air conditioned and has a flexible stage layout.


The Dominion’s main auditorium is an exciting seater split over two levels (stalls & circle) offering an excellent view and audibility due to its wide nature. Even the furthest seats will feel close to the stage, perfect for conferences and lectures.

The Science Museum South Kensington

With a screen the size of four double-decker buses, an 11.5m-wide stage and an auditorium that seats up to 414 people, our IMAX Theatre is the perfect venue for a large-scale conference. The IMAX Theatre uses image maximum technology, a state-of-the-art surround system and one of the world's most sophisticated projectors, making it ideal for presentations and product launches. Our in-house technical team can provide extensive support or work with your production company to provide a show-stopper event.


Olympia London Conference Centre offers a purpose-built conference facility with auditorium, reception, exhibition area and break-out rooms; all on one level. There's 1,768m2 of exhibition space and room for 250-600 delegates. The space is perfect for large or small conferences, launches, exhibitions, awards-events, graduation ceremonies; you're only limited by your imagination.


A state-of-the-art creative space seating up to 294 in an intimate, tiered auditorium. Designed in a sophisticated dark wood, the theatre is in effect a ‘black box’, making it an ideal space for a variety of creative events.


We offer the unique opportunity for your business to have its conference or presentation on the set of a Bridge Theatre production. The space is flexible and the seats are in different configurations throughout the year, depending on what production is playing. When 'end on' (stage and audience facing each other) the capacity is 920 seats. When in 'thrust' (stage extended slightly, with seats on three sides) the capacity is 850 seats. When we have a show running the auditorium is available to hire from 8am until 3pm.


The Royal Festival Hall is a stunning venue which can seat up to 2,500 guests in a fixed raked seated auditorium. The Hall boasts a state of the art stage and rig, a large number of back of house areas and many of the original 1950s features. The Hall is perfect with excellent transport links for large conferences, AGMs, award ceremonies and graduations.


The magnificent auditorium at Leicester Square Theatre can accommodate a range of events. The stunning space is newly refurbished, and boasts Oscar style seating and air conditioning. The dark wood panelling and auditorium bars make it particularly well suited to comedy and cabaret events in the evening, whilst our projection, microphone and AV equipment also make it an ideal conference, rehearsal or book launch venue during the day.


The Auditorium is a large, expansive space with double height ceilings. It is located within the purpose-built Grange City Events Centre, and is perfectly suited to hosting a range of private, corporate and personal events. This large room can host up to 600 people for a reception or 500 theatre style, so is ideal for corporate conferences and presentations. The room can also be fitted for up to 300 people for a dinner dance or 260 classroom style.

Auditoriums FAQs


What auditoriums are available to hire for conferences in London?

London has a great selection of conference-friendly auditoriums available for hire in London. They include Southbank Centre, Cineworld O2, Odeon Leicester Square, The National Gallery and Bridge Theatre.


Is the Audio-Visual included in the hire of the auditorium?

Whilst this does vary from venue to venue, most auditoriums have excellent AV built-in. These spaces are built for high-quality performances so have the necessary technology already implemented.


What are the benefits of using an auditorium for a conference?

You can't deny that auditoriums can leave a lasting impression on your delegates. From stunning stadiums to West End theatres with plenty of wow-factor, finding a venue to impress your delegates won't be difficult!


What is an auditorium and how is the seating different?

An auditorium is a large hall with tiered theatre-style seating and a stage at the front. They tend to be theatres, cinemas, concert halls or large conference centres.

About Auditoriums


You can’t deny that auditorium spaces create a lasting impression like no other they are made to leave a lasting impression. Besides, there’s nothing quite like the excitement that sitting in a spacious auditorium builds in an audience. London has so many adventurous and outstanding auditoriums to offer, from stunning stadiums, billowing ballrooms and West End theatres with plenty of wow-factor. Impressing your guests won’t be difficult with the venues on our list of London’s top Auditoriums for events. Now, London doesn’t just offer spectacle when it comes to auditoriums, we’ve got variety too! There are historic theatres, show-stopping cinemas and cultural museum spaces to take your fancy and all of them are suited to corporate events like conferences, presentations and product launches but they also suit large screenings, award ceremonies and gala performances too. And don’t hesitate to put our team to the test! If you’re looking for something specific, click below to send us your brief and let our Venue Experts do the rest!

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