Conference facilities

 

Small meeting & Committee rooms (capacity 8-40)

LSE has a number of boardroom, seminar and classroom style meeting rooms for 8-40 people available to hire year-round. There is a suite of 4 modern meeting rooms, seating up to 12 people in each on the top floor of the New Academic Building, all of which enjoy spectacular views over London, use of a communal lounge and roof terrace area. Alternatively, a recently refurbished suite of more traditional wood panelled committee rooms with built-in AV equipment are available for meetings of 8 – 18 people.

The Vera Anstey Room seating up to 40 which is suited to events, such as board meetings, committees and seminars. It can also be adapted to provide a venue for press conferences, presentations and lectures to a small audience. The room combines elegant, boardroom-style furnishing with a full complement of audio-visual and presentation equipment with a small ante-room, often used for delegate registration, and in which our caterers can provide finger food and drinks receptions for up to 30 people

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A dedicated conference space at LSE, available to hire year-round. A versatile and interesting venue with a calm relaxed ambiance. The flexible meeting area, accommodating up to a maximum up to 50 theatre style can be set up for the specific requirements of your event; up to 30 boardroom or U-shape, 32 classroom style or 30 cabaret style with an area for serving catering and refreshments. A spacious social area, elegantly furnished with comfortable sofas provides space for networking and more informal discussion and breakout sessions. The Cabinet of Curiosities separating the two areas always provokes interest and curiosity among delegates with its unique collection of unusual objects. There is also a private boardroom, seating up to 8, often used in conjunction with the main space for one-to-one or breakout sessions.  

Teaching rooms (capacity 30-80)

LSE's campus has a range of teaching rooms of between 30-80 which are available for hire evenings, weekends and during vacations. We can often accommodate short day time meetings in slots around teaching during term time. Rooms of this size are generally theatre style (chairs with folding writing arms) or classroom style (rows of tables and chairs facing forwards). All teaching rooms are fully equipped with AV facilities such as whiteboards, visualisers and PC/Projection systems. These rooms are ideal for training sessions, small presentations, company or association meetings or any event requiring an academic environment. Catering, such as teas, coffees and sandwich lunches can be served in these rooms.

Robinson Rooms Suite

This suite of rooms comprises a main meeting room accommodating up to 50 people theatre style or 30 meeting style, together with two adjoining breakout rooms, one for 20 meeting style and one for 30 theatre. The rooms can be hired individually or as a suite.

Rooms are fully equipped with PC and data projection facilities. They have air conditioning and can provide a flexible, academic venue for events. The rooms are licensed and a range of catering options can be provided.

Harvard Theatres (capacity 60-70)

LSE's New Academic Building features two Harvard style theatres, with a tiered horseshoe layout and seating in executive chairs to facilitate full audience discussion and participation. The theatres include built-in AV equipment; Visualiser, PC and 2 projectors and screens and microphones.

Lecture theatres (capacity 120-130)

LSE has a choice of flat-floored lecture theatres in either classroom or theatre style seating up to 120 and a tiered lecture theatre for 130. These are commonly used for careers presentations, company meetings or small conferences. Lecture theatres are available for hire at weekends and during vacations only, though enquiries for evening meetings and short bookings (1-2 hours) on teaching days during term time can be considered. As with teaching rooms, lecture theatres have data and video projection equipment built-in, as well as visualiser, white board and screen. Other AV and presentation equipment is available to hire. 

Large lecture theatres (capacity 220 -1,000)

All the larger theatres feature sound systems, data and video projection and a range of other AV and presentation equipment. These rooms are most commonly available at weekends and in the daytime and evening during vacation. Short meetings (1-2 hours) can sometimes be accommodated in gaps in the teaching schedule.

Peacock Theatre

The Peacock is LSE's own West-End Theatre seating up to 1,000. The venue is ideal for company AGMs, presentations or conferences and is perfect for staging high profile events. The large stage can provide a platform for a debate or lecture, while a presentation can be enhanced by a full complement of audio-visual equipment, including data and video projection and a built in sound system. The Peacock's two stylish bars can be used to cater for your delegates, or as a post-event reception venue. We can provide all the services and staff you need to put on a large-scale event in a self-contained venue, including ushering staff and experienced technicians. This combines to make the Peacock a sound choice of venue for a presentation or lecture-style event to a large audience in Central London. For information on hiring the theatre or holding events in this venue please contact Sam Gaid, Peacock Theatre Manager on 020 7955 7808 or e-mail s.gaid@lse.ac.uk |

Old Theatre

Seating up to 450, the Old Theatre is an academic lecture theatre with a raised stage and is ideally suited for lectures, debates and presentations. It features a built in sound system, visualiser and data projection facilities. The semi-circular auditorium provides a venue where the audience can feel involved in the proceedings. Meetings and lectures held in the Old Theatre often provoke the lively atmosphere of debate and enquiry associated with the LSE. It is also the ideal venue for plenary sessions for weekend conferences, when used in conjunction with the School's various seminar rooms.

Hong Kong Theatre

The main lecture theatre in LSE's Clement House, the Hong Kong Theatre provides an ideal plenary room for weekend conferences, or an evening lecture venue for an audience of up to 220. The theatre is a converted banking hall and is spacious, light and has wood-panelled walls and a marble-floored foyer. Computer presentations can be delivered effectively using the built-in projection system and the room also features a visualiser. Given its proximity to the Royal Courts of Justice, the Hong Kong Theatre is a preferred venue for legal organisations giving presentations and press conferences as well as lectures and conference sessions. The Hong Kong Theatre is a smart, accessible venue which offers a modern contrast to the more traditional academic surrounds of the Old Theatre.

Moot Court

The Moot Court Room is a flexible space located in the New Academic Building’s Department of Law. The room holds up to 35 people and is most commonly used for mooting by Law students. It can also be used for meetings, training sessions, small-scale events and seminars. The in-ceiling camera is available to record proceedings and the room is fully equipped with AV facilities.

New Academic Building

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32 Lincoln's Inn Fields

LSE's newest building, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, is a redeveloped Grade II listed building which overlooks London’s largest public garden square. It includes 2 Harvard style theatres accommodating up to 50 people, a conference room for 28 people and new seminar and  teaching rooms accommodating 18 -33 people suitable for small conferences.

LSE Residences (Capacity 12 - 200)

Conference facilities are also available at two of LSE's Residences: Bankside House located on London's South Bank and Rosebery Hall in Islington. For further details of these facilities please see www.lsevenues.co.uk|  or contact venues@lse.ac.uk|

 

 

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NAB 8th Floor Lounge and meeting Rooms

Vera Anstey Room

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NAB Room

Lecture Theatre for 120

  

Hong Kong Theatre

Moot Court

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32 Lincoln's Inn Fields

LSE Residences Bankside Hall