The Council Room has been used for the Society's Council meetings since 1930.
Lined with portraits and fitted with a magnificent 18th century marble chimney place from Lowther Lodge’s original ballroom.
Due to its proximity to the Ondaatje Theatre we are unable to hold dinners or receptions in the Council Room unless they are held in conjunction with an event in the theatre.
Boardroom style - 20
Reception (only held before lectures) - 50
Declining retail poses fundamental questions to the future of places where we live, work and socialise. How have these places been managed so far - and how can geographers envisage brighter futures for their development?
24 January 2018
Each year more than 300,000 people are reported as missing in the UK. Hester considers where missing people go, their experiences, and the complexities of what happens after they return.
30 October 2017
In 2014, Canadian underwater archaeologists located the remains of HMS Erebus, Sir John Franklin’s vessel on his ill-fated 1845 expedition. Ryan Harris will present the discovery and investigation of this compelling shipwreck.
9 March 2015
Originally Lady Wesleydale's bedroom, and later part of the Society's library, the Lowther Room is ideal for small quiet meetings.
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