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SCI Auditorium

The Auditorium is a unique climate controlled, spacious and graduated theatre, located on the lower ground floor of our Grade 1 listed classic building, with access to the Garden Room and Conservatory and the lower courtyard gardens.

It comfortably accommodates 150 people and is fully equipped with AV suitable for conferences, lectures, AGMs, presentations, screenings and ceremonial events.

Included in the hire package is the use of the dedicated events 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: 150

If you have more than 150 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 (1 x Lectern, 4 x table-top, 1 x lapel and 3 x hand held)

Available on request at additional charge:

  • AV technician
  • Video recording facilities
  • Additional 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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