The Royal Geographical Society


Council Room 8 - 20

Education Centre 30 - 150

Hall 50 - 150

Lowther Room 6 - 16

Map Room 20 - 150

Ondaatje Theatre 120 - 450

Sunley Room 6 - 20

Venue Info

Royal Geographical Society Venue

The Royal Geographical Society is the UK’s learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830.

Apart from its charitable events, The Society is also available for hire for both public or private events.

The venue has four meeting rooms for hire –

Council Room: elegant board room seating up to 20 around the large table

Lowther Room: Victorian library room seating up to 16 around the table

Sunley Room: teaching room with built in data projector and interactive screen, seating 6 classroom style or 20 lecture theatre style

Drayson Room: with accessible toilet and let jointly with the Sunley Room as breakout space or 20 boardroom style

Apart from the meeting rooms, the venue’s Ondaatje Theatre is ideal for hosting conferences and seminars and can hold anywhere between 120 and 450 delegates in one session.

Smaller conferences for up to 150 are held in the Education Centre, with the Hall being used for catering. The Ondaatje Theatre and Education Centre are equipped with audio visual systems and climate control.

Besides conferences and meeting, The Society is also available for those looking to host parties, functions, weddings, private hire events as well as receptions.

For more information about this venue, kindly contact us.