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Royal Geographical Society

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Venue price From £1680
Venue capacity 40 - 700 people

Spaces at Royal Geographical Society


Our state-of-the-art Ondaatje Lecture Theatre is fully equipped with award-winning AV systems to deliver successful and impactful in-person conferences, talks & meetings and to share content digitally with wider audiences. The Theatre stage has a maximum capacity of 700 and comfortably accommodates 450 delegates for an all-day conference. The nearby Map Room comes as a package with the Theatre and makes a stunning setting for refreshment & networking breaks accommodating up to 150 delegates standing. Additional catering space can be added with our Main Hall & Education Centre package.


Our bright & spacious Education Centre is an ideal space to hold conferences, workshops or large meetings. The room accommodates up to 100 delegates in a lecture theatre style but can also be laid out with round tables for smaller group discussions. The Education Centre features full audio & visual equipment, including a speaker system that can be linked to the Main Hall. The Main Hall is an atmospheric space, with original wood floors and large windows overlooking Hyde Park, making it ideal for your refreshment breaks. The room can hold 100 people standing and space for 5 exhibitors.


Our beautiful period building, right in the heart of London, is the ideal intimate setting to organise your dream wedding for up to 100 guests. A combination of classic red brick with modern twists, the Royal Geographical Society's building was designed by famous architect Norman Shaw and stands the test of time to remain iconic today. We offer exclusive use of the Society's venue spaces on weekends and bank holidays for your special day, which includes the Main Hall, Map Room, Education Centre and four smaller private rooms.

About Royal Geographical Society


Located in the heart of South Kensington's arts and science district, the Society is one of London’s most charming and iconic venues. Our Grade II* listed building combines unique character with modern facilities to create a perfect backdrop for your event.