Theatre at The Royal Institution
About this space
The Theatre has been graced by many scientists, artists, authors and politicians alike sharing their ideas for over 200 years and is available to hire for all types of events.
Our in-house AV team are on hand to give you the best guidance possible as well as provide you with an array of equipment to ensure your event is a success.
Event offers and packages
Package per person
- Exclusive hire of the first floor rooms (Theatre, Library, Georgian Room, Demonstration Room & Writing Room) from 9.00am - 5.00pm
- Arrival coffee, tea, orange juice, pastries and croissants
- Mid-morning coffee, tea and biscuits
- Buffet lunch including 2 hot dishes, 2 salads, fruit or miniature desserts Or 4 bowl food
- Juices with lunch
- Mid-afternoon coffee, tea and biscuits
- Iced water throughout event
- Staffing and linen for hospitality tables
- Full AV equipment and set up
Catering and drinks
Music & sound equipment
Rules of the space
No smoking in the building
Cancellation policy: Standard 60 day
Cancellations 60 days in advance will receive a full refund.
Cancellations 60 days to 30 days in advance will receive a 50% refund.
Cancellations for events starting within 30 days are non-refundable.
About The Royal Institution
Renowned as the home of scientific research and communication for more than 200 years, we are the proud home of 14 Nobel Prize winners as well as the discovery of 10 chemical elements. The Ri's 400 tiered seating theatre is familiar to those who watch the Ri Christmas Lectures; making it the perfect setting for conferences, lectures and film screenings.
The other rooms can also be booked for a number of different events such as conferences, press releases, dinners, receptions, board meetings, training sessions and seminars.
In-house AV and expert event catering through our partners Elior, one of the leading catering companies in Europe are all services at your disposal. Flexible, professional and complimentary tastings for all confirmed bookings are also another advantage of holding your event here at the Ri!