WergelandFoto: Kristin Svanæs-Soot



  • Size: 178m2

  • Floor: 1.etg

  • Capacity: 40 - 200stk


  • Standard price: 16200,-

  • With discount: 10000,-

  • All prices are ex. VAT

Wergeland (178 m2) is the biggest room at The House of Literature. The venue can fit 200 people in an amphitheatre with chairs at the front, 140 people in an amphitheatre set-up with small round café tables, 72 people around small round café tables without an amphitheatre set-up, or 120 people at long tables.

Wergeland is equipped with a good sound and light system. It is also the building’s only venue with a teleloop system. The room also has an extendable amphitheatre set-up with a capacity of 105 people, which can be removed upon request. The artist May Bente Aronsen’s textiles decorate the room and provide intimacy and atmosphere.

The room is also suitable for film viewings, lectures, and seminars, as well as parties and receptions. If you are planning an event with more than 200 people, you can book Wergeland in combination with for instance Amalie Skram and have a direct transmission of sound and image on a big screen.

In Wergeland it is necessary to book one of the House’s internal technicians.


  • Amphitheatre with rows of chairs: 200 Persons

  • Amphitheatre with café tables: 120 Persons

  • Long tables: 40 Persons

  • Café tables without amphitheatre: 80 Persons

  • Amphitheatre: 140 Persons

  • : 72 Persons

Technical equipment

Technical needs must be specified at least one week prior to your event. A complete list of technical equipment is available upon request.

Small audio package deal*1600,-

  • Sound system and stage lights

  • Projector

  • 1-4 wired microphones

  • Audio from computer

Large audio package deal*2750,-

  • Sound system and stage lights

  • Projector

  • 5 or more wired microphones

  • 4 wireless headset microphones

  • 2 wireless handheld microphones

  • Audio from computer

Other needs upon request. *Requires use of one of The House of Literature’s internal technicians, from kr. 2000.
25% VAT is added to the price for all organizations and businesses required to pay VAT. The price list is adjusted by January 1st every year.