The Lecture Theatre has a seating capacity of 135 people, all with an excellent view of the presentation area thanks to the comfortable banked seating.

Film and presentation projection is provided by a state of the art HD projector onto a large white walled screen.

The Lecture Theatre provides a space for conferences, award ceremonies, press conferences and meetings. It is used, for example, by the Force Choir for rehearsals, Portishead Lifeboat for their general meetings and for charity fashion shows.


All audio visual equipment is controlled from a lectern at the front of the Theatre. Presenters can easily adapt lighting and audio levels during their presentation to suit their requirements. Wireless radio mics (4) are available for presenters which links to the PA Stereo sound system.

A computer with Internet connection is permanently located within the Lecture Theatre as well as a laptop, VGA and audio connection.

For video and audio playback a Blueray DVD player is available, sending audio to stereo PA system. The Theatre also has WiFI and Apple TV capability.


The Theatre is air conditioned for the comfort of participants and audience members. 

For those that require it, stair lift access is available to the side of the Lecture Theatre.