Cloudsley-Thompson Room

Cloudsley-Thompson Room

The Cloudsley-Thompson Room, previously known as the Publications Room, is a cosy and intimate space located on the lower-ground floor of the Linnean Society. A quiet, private, and peaceful room, home to striking original artworks and two glass fronted cabinets containing the private library of J.L. Cloudsley Thompson, a noted zoologist and benefactor of the Society.


  • Disabled Access
  • Wifi Access
  • Capacity (boardroom layout): 6


Lunches: We can provide a sandwich and fruit buffet lunch (selection of meat, fish and vegetarian) at a cost of £9.00 + VAT per person.

Drinks: We charge £1.30 + VAT per drink. Biscuits can be provided on request. Hot drinks are served from a metered machine inside the room.

We can also provide:

  • Bottled water (still) at £2.00 + VAT per bottle
  • Fruit juice (apple and orange) at £2.00 + VAT per bottle