9.00am - 5.00pm


9.00am - 5.00pm


12.00pm - 3.00pm


Peterborough Cathedral offers a unique city centre location in beautiful and tranquil surroundings. The mix of fine medieval architecture and comfortable modern interiors is the ideal setting for meetings and small conferences.

The Becket Chapel Suite - function hall left, Cathedral View Room rightThe Becket Chapel - function hallAlmoner's HallMeeting in the John Chambers Room, Almoner's Hall

What the Cathedral can offer

Whether you are seeking a central location with character for a small conference, an inspiring venue for a brainstorming meeting, discussion group or a team away-day or a tranquil, neutral location for negotiations or mediation, Peterborough Cathedral's meeting venues, The Becket Chapel Suite and Almoner's Hall, have plenty to offer.

The Becket Chapel Suite, front

  • Whole meeting venues or individual rooms can be booked;
  • Break-out or syndicate rooms are available;
  • Full catering can be provided in any of the meeting rooms;
  • IT and other equipment can be provided and wi-fi is available in the Becket Chapel function hall and John Chambers Room at Almoner's Hall;
  • Located only a 10 minute walk from Peterborough railway, bus and coach stations and close to a number of car parks; 
  • Level access to all venues and wheelchair accessible toilets;
  • Information on local hotels if overnight accommodation is required;
  • Special offers may be available, particularly for Corporate Partners of the Peterborough 900 Campaign.

Meeting in the function hall of The Becket Chapel Suite

Larger meetings (20 people or more)

Depending on the type of meeting you want to host, we can configure our venues and rooms according to your needs. Below are the layouts and numbers of people we can accommodate per room, but remember additional rooms can be used in the same venue (or additional venues) laid out in various combinations. Please tell us what you need and we'll do our best to provide it.

Layout Capacity Room
Theatre style 60 Becket Chapel (function hall)
35 John Chambers Room
Boardroom style 35 Becket Chapel (function hall)
20 John Chambers Room
U-shape/horse-shoe style 35 Becket Chapel (function hall)
Café style 50 Becket Chapel (function hall)
36 John Chambers Room
20 Cathedral View Room
Cabaret style (similar to Café style, but all facing presenter) 40 Becket Chapel (function hall)
Classroom style 20 Becket Chapel (function hall)
20 John Chambers Room
Standing/informal reception 75 Becket Chapel (function hall)

Smaller meetings (fewer than 20 people)

If your meeting has fewer participants, rooms can be provided with the following layouts. Again, various combinations are possible, so please tell us what you need and we'll do our best to provide it.

Layout Capacity Room
Theatre style 15 William Morton Room
10 Cathedral View Room
Boardroom style 12 William Morton Room
12 Cathedral View Room
10 The Old Bookshop
U-shape/horse-shoe style 18 John Chambers Room
12 William Morton Room
Classroom style 10 William Morton Room
Informal/lounge style 10 The Old Bookshop

Almoner's Hall 

Further information and to book a meeting venue

To discuss your particular requirements and to book a meeting room or venue, please contact:

Jackie Newman
Events Co-ordinator
01733 355315