Venue Hire: Education
St. Peter's Cork Venue Hire: Education
St Peter’s is Cork’s oldest church, set back off the main thoroughfare of North Main Street, we are a cultural and heritage visitor centre that hosts regular educational exhibitions and the venue is available for hire for any educational event.
Our central heritage exhibition is called A City by the Sea and was curated by famed Irish historian Turtle Bunbury. It focuses on the vital role that the harbour and river played in shaping Cork city’s profile and developing it as an important trading post for Europe and around the world. Told in accessible and entertaining way, you’ll be sure to learn something knew about your city, as a local and visitors will have a great understanding on the rich history of Cork city.
Our mezzanine gallery exhibition changes on a monthly basis and offers a variety of visual art, education and community projects as part of its colourful programme.
St Peter’s Cork welcomes educational societies, schools and organisations to hold lectures, conferences and workshops in our Cork venue. The ancient building lends itself to special interest groups, history students and professionals looking for a contemporary setting to hold lectures, workshops and discussions.
The venue is particularly well suited to hold audio-visual presentations with state of the art projection equipment and sound system in place.
School tours are always welcome and whilst bookings are advised to help plan a bespoke event for your students- groups are always welcome to drop by for an impromptu visit if in Cork! We can also provide guided tours and interactive presentations for groups. For more info please contact our Education Team at email@example.com
55 pine and steel chairs, red carpet, cloth backdrop, candles, tables and white table cloths- we are happy for organisations to book their own furniture and decorations and have a number of trusted suppliers to recommend.
We have facilities to host drinks receptions and work with a number of excellent caterers on a regular basis. We have an in-house cafe run by the team at F I L T E R of George’s Quay, breakfast and lunch packages can be booked through them for your event. F I L T E R also run an artisan event catering business called I N T O Foods. They can host canapé and drinks receptions, with all food handmade and locally sourced.
We also work regularly with professional caterers Excellent Choice http://www.excellentchoice.ie/ who have an experienced and dedicated event management team. They can cater for all sorts of events from Barbecue evenings to hot/cold buffet and delightful canapé receptions.
We are happy to work with your specific caterers if you have a preferred supplier and can offer site specific advice at your request.
Access to the exhibitions is free of charge during public opening hours and groups are welcome to arrive without booking ahead.
Special rates for venue hire to hold lectures, workshops, seminars and to book private tours vary depending on the specifications of each event. To receive a quote for your event plans please email our Programming Team directly: firstname.lastname@example.org
It is essential that event hire clients can provide a copy of their public liability insurance with a limit of €6.5m and if relevant employer’s liability insurance of up to €13m. St Peter’s Cork requires written confirmation that stakeholders Cork City Council and LeisureWorld are both listed as indemnified under this insurance policy.