Event space at the Invention Rooms Cafe

Event space at the Invention Rooms

Royal Institute Lecture in the Cafe space

Royal Institute Lecture

Large meeting room at the Invention Rooms cafe

Large meeting room at the Invention Rooms

Large meeting room at the Invention Rooms cafe

Large meeting room at the Invention Rooms

Small meeting room at the Invention Rooms cafe

Small meeting room at the Invention Rooms

Brickfields Hall

Looking for an alternative venue for community hire?

Find out more about our other space, Brickfields Hall.

Venue hire

Our space is available to book for events and activities designed to engage the public around our core research areas of science, engineering, medicine and business.

We also have private hire options for corporate and community events.

For booking enquiries for The Interaction Zone please contact Ian Johnson, Venue and Operations Manager: i.johnson@imperial.ac.uk

Please include the following details in your enquiry:

  • Name of event
  • Date and time of event including set-up time, start/end time, and pack-down time
  • Alternative date(s) in case of a clash
  • Total number of attendees, please include facilitators
  • Whether or not the event is for an Imperial department
  • An overview of the event and who will be attending
  • AV requirements
  • Event layout style, seminar, workshop, clear floor etc.
  • Catering requirements

We will endeavour to get back to you within a week of the request. Please contact us as far in advance as possible to avoid disappointment.

The Interaction Zone is a community-based venue and priority will be given to our own programme of content and bookings that fulfil the mission of the Community Engagement team at Imperial College London.

Facilities and access

We are committed to providing an accessible community space for all, and have the following facilities and access features:

  • Accessible entrance (via the ramp leading to Entrance B)
  • Accessible toilet
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Assistance dogs welcome both inside and in the garden – the garden is also accessible from the main event space