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The Auditorium is a unique climate controlled, spacious and graduated theatre, located in the basement of our Grade 1 listed classic building.

It comfortably accommodates 140 people and is fully equipped with AV suitable for conferences, lectures, AGMs, presentations, screenings and ceremonial events. For events of more than 140 delegates, we can offer video streaming from The Auditorium into The Council Room.

Included in the hire package is the use of the hallway on the ground floor for conference registration and exhibition displays and access to The Garden Room for refreshments, catering, breakout sessions and exhibitions. The Garden Room can also be booked separately, although this will only be confirmed one month in advance.


Theatre style: 140

If you have more than 140 delegates, we can offer video streaming from The Auditorium into The Council Room.

Room Measurements

Floor Plan Auditorium 
14.5m x 9m approximately

Please click on the floor plan for a larger view and more details, or explore our floor plan here.


  • Graduated seating
  • Dimmable lighting
  • Custom designed lectern
  • HD screen
  • Bose 5.1 surround sound
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Climate-controlled air conditioning/heating
  • Microphones (Lectern, table-top, lapel and hand held)

Available on request at additional charge:

  • AV technician
  • Video recording facilities
  • Radio microphones
  • Web streaming
  • Web casting

For more information on what is included in the Auditorium AV package and other services that we can provide, please get in touch.

To arrange a viewing or to check for availability, please contact the meeting rooms team via
T: +44 (0) 207 598 1500 or E: meetingrooms@soci.org

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