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Lecture Theatres

There are three lecture theatres at the Royal College of Art: two in Kensington and one in the Dyson Building at Battersea.


Both Kensington lecture theatres are accessed from the ground level and have recently been refurbished including the instalment of air-conditioning and the latest technical audio and visual equipment.

Lecture Theatre One

Available for use for public and College lectures, presentations and film/video screenings

Capacity: 134 theatre style

Lecture Theatre Two

Primarily used for course-based presentations, lectures and video screenings

Capacity: 40 theatre style

Lecture Theatre One
Lecture Theatre One
Photographer: Anja Schaffner


Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

A state-of-the art lecture theatre to accommodate a busy teaching programme for all students.

It also hosts large keynote lectures, presentations and films.

Capacity: 220 theatre style

Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Dyson Building
Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Dyson Building
Photographer: Richard Haughton

The lecture theatres are available to hire. For further information or to make a booking please contact Events


Facilities Manager

+44 (0)20 7590 4118/4548