Venue Hire: Education

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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.

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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

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Technical Specifications & Equipment Facilities

• 173” inch portable screen • portable 7000 lumens Panasonic projector • 4-channel PA system • 2 speakers with stands • one microphone and stand • internal sound system and media player.


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 work regularly with professional caterers Excellent Choice who have an experienced and dedicated event management team. They can cater for all sorts of menus 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.

The venue is particularly suited to host post ceremony receptions, the venue is the perfect setting for a celebratory glass of bubbles with the newly weds and their happy guests, ideal group photo opportunities for a group toast!


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:

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.

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St. Peter's Cork
N Main St
Cork, City in the Republic of Ireland H62 DV76

Telephone: (021) 427 8187