The British School at Rome benefits from excellent, on-site, fully supported, flexible conference and meeting spaces. Please scroll for further information or contact the Residence Manager, Christine Martin.

Sainsbury Lecture Theatre

Fully accessible, 120 seat lecture theatre with audio-visual support and baby grand piano. The floor can be flat or raked at the touch of a button!

Sainsbury Lecture Theatre (raked)



66 sqm exhibition space (also suitable for small receptions and workshops). Artificial light. Built-in variable strip lights (neon) plus optional halogen spotlights on tracks. Electrical floor sockets. Direct street and internal access.




A custom-built multifunction reception/exhibition space, the 64 sqm foyer between the Sainsbury Lecture Theatre and the Gallery is an ideal setting for receptions or small exhibitions.

  • Public access directly from via Gramsci.
  • Daylight and artificial light.
  • Built-in adjustable halogen spotlights.
  • Internal access access to Sainsbury Lecture Theatre and BSR terrace.

The Sainsbury Lecture Theatre, Gallery and Foyer can be combined to create a unique, flexible exhibition space.




Internal courtyard with Skeaping-designed fountain for receptions for up to 100 (weather permitting).



Director’s Garden

An 800 sqm private lawn for receptions for up to 200 (weather permitting).

Director's Garden



Our historic Lutyens façade has featured over the years in film, advertising and architectural journals.



Entrance Hall

Suitable for receptions for up to 100. The great doors can be opened and the space linked to the cortile.

Entrance hall

Meeting Room

Air-conditioned meeting room for up to 12. With excellent natural light, WiFi and data projector.


Seminar Room

Air-conditioned room for up to 20 seated or 30 for reception. With excellent natural light, WiFi and data projector.