For over a century, the Society has been one of London’s leading venues for a wide range of events, from conferences, lectures and meetings, to receptions, weddings and exhibitions. Our Ondaatje Lecture Theatre’s state-of-the-art AV broadcast and recording facilities enable engaging hybrid events, allowing you to share content digitally with the widest possible audiences. We offer a variety of high quality, cost-effective hire options so get in touch with our expert venue team to see how we can help.
What are you planning?
Live stream your event from the Ondaatje Lecture Theatre.
Ideal for conferences of up to 450 delegates.
The perfect choice for up to 100 delegates.
Welcome up to 700 guests in our Ondaatje Lecture Theatre.
Host your next exhibition in our modern pavilion located on the busy Exhibition Road.
Make an impression with a reception in our grand Main Hall.
From small intimate dinners to larger events of up to 100 guests.
One of our four rooms could be ideal for your next meeting.
A beautiful setting to celebrate your special day.
The Society provides a perfect setting for events of all sizes with historic and modern spaces including a large lecture theatre and reception rooms, to smaller areas and break-out rooms for networking, interviews or group training.
Whitley Fund for Nature
The Society’s trusted partner Lodge Catering offer an exceptional catering service for all event types and styles.
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Enhance your event
Leave a lasting impression with one of our private view packages giving your guests an exclusive opportunity to explore some of the items from the Society’s Collections.
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