Facilities

Audio-visual facilities

  • Data projector
  • Microphones and PA system

Accessibility facilities

  • Full induction loop system
Wolfson Lecture Theatre

Engage and inspire in the Wolfson Lecture Theatre, a bright, air-conditioned space that creates the perfect atmosphere for learning.

An ideal space for hybrid events, delegates will enjoy streamlined, sloped seating, guaranteeing unobstructed views of the stage. Our sophisticated audio-visual system ensures seamlessness and quality for in-person, hybrid, and virtual events production.

The Wolfson Lecture Theatre is an ideal hub for large educational events, including conferences, lectures, and meetings.

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Room gallery

© Ryan Johnston 2023
© Ryan Johnston 2023
A group of people sitting at a table in front of a crowd
© Stewart Attwood Photography 2023
A person sitting on the keyboard of a laptop computer
© Stewart Attwood Photography 2023
A group of people sitting in a room
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A group of people standing in front of a crowd
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Facilities

  • Well-appointed AV control booth
  • Adjustable lighting
  • Air-conditioning
  • Full induction loop

We would be happy to use the RSE again as it is a beautiful venue with supportive and accommodating staff in a central location. 

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Capacity

Theatre – seats 145

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EXPLORE ROOMS

With balcony views looking out over Edinburgh’s historical skyline, this airy and classic room is filled with natural light. 
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