Skip to content
Enquire now

Discover our venue

Thank you and all your team for an amazing evening last night. What a lovely venue, delicious food, helpful staff and it all went smoothly so thank you!

Arcadian Library

For over 350 years the Royal Society has hosted and organised some of the most important events in the scientific world, which makes us uniquely equipped to ensure your event is a truly memorable occasion.

Our 12 event spaces offer a variety of styles and sizes to accommodate all events, from board meetings to large conferences, lectures, receptions and dinners.

We ensure that every aspect of your event is looked after to the highest standard and we are pleased to offer the following facilities and services:

  • 12 event spaces
  • State-of-the-art AV equipment
  • On-site AV technicians for full support
  • Natural daylight in all rooms
  • Air conditioning and WiFi
  • Outstanding catering by Harbour & Jones
  • Dedicated conference team
  • Day Delegate Rates
  • Dinner packages
  • Special rates for registered charities and government bodies

A range of exquisite rooms

Room capacities and layouts

Ground floor

Rooms Theatre Boardroom (BR) Hollow square (HS) U-Shape Round table/Dinners Cabaret style Reception Length (M) Width (M) Area (M2)
WTLH 300 < 50 40 < 80 65 200 150 500 22.7 11.9 270
City of London 1 60 30 36 26 40 36 120 10.4 7.2 74.9
City of London 2 24 14 - 12 24 18 80 7 7.2 50.4
City of London 3 32 14 24 12 20 18 100 9 7.1 63.9
City of London 1 + 2 - - - - - - 150 - - -
City of London 1 + 2 + 3 - - - - - - 300 - - -
Marble Hall 80 34 - - 60 48 100 11 7 77
Kohn Centre 100 36 40 26 60 50 100 9.1 7.5 68.25

First floor

Rooms Theatre Boardroom (BR) Hollow square (HS) U-Shape Round table/Dinners Cabaret style Reception Length (M) Width (M) Area (M2)
Council Room - 27 27 - - - - 12.2 6.8 82.9
Conference Room 70 24 30 21 40 32 70 10.7 6.8 72.7
Wolfson Room 1 90 40 40 34 70 60 100 - - -
Wolfson Room 2 80 30 34 24 50 48 100 11 7 77
Wolfson Room 3 30 20 - - 20 16 50 - - -

Basement

Rooms Theatre Boardroom (BR) Hollow square (HS) U-Shape Round table/Dinners Cabaret style Reception Length (M) Width (M) Area (M2)
Dining Room 180 < 40 60 50 120 100 200 15 12 180
Exhibition Area - - - - 50 - 100 - - -
Mercer 1 50 20 28 18 40 32 40 9 9 63
Terrace - - - 350 - - - - - -