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The Evidence Quarter

Event Space hire

Katherine Johnson event space

Located in the heart of Westminster, the Katherine Johnson event space is the perfect venue to hold events of all types – from large receptions to intimate workshops.

The venue, situated within the Evidence Quarter, has everything needed to host both in-person and hybrid events. It also offers a flexible layout, optional breakout space, plenty of natural light and fast unlimited wifi.

Bookings can be made for full or half-days, as well as evenings to keep the space flexible and suitable for all budgets.

What’s included:

  • Furniture as required
  • Breakout lounge
  • High quality technology including microphones, fast unlimited wifi and large 82 inch HD Screen
  • Step free access
  • Accessible unisex and female bathrooms
  • Flipchart and pens
  • Kitchenette with optional crockery and glassware
  • Tea and Coffee

The Tech

The space is set up with everything you need for both in-person presentations and high quality hybrid events with recording capabilities.

The space is equipped with:

  • Fast, unlimited wifi
  • Large 82 inch HD Screen
  • 4K wall-mounted camera with multiple viewing options
  • Microphones (including gooseneck, lapel and Catch Box)
  • Built in ceiling speakers
  • Zoom integrated platform
  • Lectern with laptop connections

The technology is simple to use and compatible with PC . It can be self-managed, although a member of the EQ team will also be available to help with the set-up and troubleshoot any issues.

Layout options

The space can be set out to suit your event.

Standing Reception – 80 delegates
Theater Style – 60 delegates
Cabaret – 24 delegates
Round Table – 36 delegates

There is an optional partition wall that can be used to create a separate breakout lounge area, or be left open to form one large space, with an acoustic curtain for privacy.


To keep the space flexible and suitable for all budgets, we do not offer in-house catering. Catering company recommendations are available on request, or you are welcome to supply your own catering. We also offer crockery and glassware on request, for a small hiring fee.

Please also get in touch for further details on catering companies, available crockery and glassware.


We offer competitive rates for the event space to affiliate organisations. All costs include use of our furniture, technology and basic amenities:

(10% off)
EQ Tenant
(15% off)
Full day (eight hours)£675£637.50
Half day (four hours)£337.50£318.75
Evening* £360£340

Please note: All evening events are required to have additional building security at a fee of £127 which will be added to your invoice.

Please get in touch if you are interested in booking our event space and are not an affiliate organisation.

How to book

To check availability and book please email:

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Round table layout