Business Meetings, Rooms and Lecture Spaces

Two men sit across from each other at a table covered with a brown tablecloth, playing cards. Both men wear overcoats and hats, and the man on the left smokes a pipe. They sit inside a wooden building. i Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) The Card Players, around 1892-96, The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust)

Throughout the Courtauld Connects transformational project, The Courtauld’s teaching and learning spaces have relocated to Vernon Square, Penton Rise, King’s Cross, London WC1X 9EW.

Situated within a short walk from King’s Cross St. Pancras Station, our new campus boasts two large and newly-installed lecture theatres in addition to a range of seminar and meeting spaces,
perfect for:

  • Meetings
  • Conferences
  • Lectures
  • Debates
  • Training
  • Film screenings

An additional lecture theatre and seminar room remain available for hire at our Somerset House
All rooms are equipped with a full AV setup and free Wi-Fi.
Rooms are bookable on a half-day (under 4 hours) or full-day (4 hours or over) basis. Please contact us for a complete price list.

Key Information


Boardroom: 16-30

Theatre: 20-160


Ali Bott
Timetabling, Room Bookings and Accommodation Manager
Tel: + 44(0) 203 947 7595


What times are the rooms available for hire?

Subject to availability, our rooms are available for hire from 09:00 to 22:30 hours Monday to Sunday. Our building is locked down from 23:00 hours. All events must therefore be concluded and all persons vacated both the building and the site by this time (including any external suppliers that may have been brought in to support an evening event).

Are your rooms accessible?

All of our rooms at our Vernon Square campus are accessible for wheelchair users. Access to rooms in Somerset House are subject to some restrictions. Please advise us if you are seeking to hire our Somerset House spaces and think you may have attendees with particular access issues.

Is on site parking available

Limited on-site parking is available at our Vernon Square campus.  If you are seeking parking spaces, please contact us.
On-site parking at Somerset House is limited to registered blue badge holders.

How do I book a room/s for an event?

Please contact our Timetabling, Room Bookings and Accommodation Manager at, or +44(0) 203 947 7595.

What is included in the cost of the room hire?

Our quoted room rates include hire of the room, existing furniture and AV equipment (excluding laptops) within the room.
Depending on the scale and/or timing of your event, there may be additional costs relating to security, porterage and cleaning. This will be confirmed accordingly within the formal Hire Agreement.

Do you provide catering?

Our catering partner, Express Vending, can provide catering for your event. If you are interested in ordering items from their menu , please contact the Timetabling, Room Bookings and Accommodation Manager at or +44(0) 203 947 7595.

Do you have Wifi?

Yes, all of our rooms have free Wi-Fi access through the ‘Courtauld Visitor’ wireless network. Instructions on how to connect to the network will be provided.

Do you require insurance?

Yes, we require evidence to be submitted with the completed Operations Form that you have a minimum of £2 million Public Indemnity Insurance in place.  If this cannot be provided we may be unable to accommodate your event.

Do you provide accommodation?

Should your event fall between the months of July- September, we do provide accommodation to the public within our Student Halls of Residence, Duchy House. Please see here for more information. To book accommodation in the summer period, please contact the Timetabling, Room Booking and Accommodation manager via