Events & Hire

Octagon room hired for a baptism party

As well as the daily offering of worship, St Peter’s Church is a beautiful and atmospheric setting for concerts, special services and events. The church and its meeting rooms provide flexible space in a convenient town-centre location, surrounded by a spacious and peaceful churchyard.

The two main areas are the Church and the North Transept.

The Nave and Chancel

The Nave is where most concerts are held and the seating capacity is 250 in fixed wooden pews. Additional seating in the side aisles (some restricted view) can be provided up to maximum 450. The nave is also suitable for lectures.

The Chancel accommodates 50 and is suitable for small services and lectures. It can provide additional seating or be cleared as a reception space.

The North Transept

The North Transept is a modern extension, accessed within the church from the north side of the chancel or its own external entrance on the north side. There are two available rooms, plus kitchen and toilet facilities. Both rooms have views and direct access to the churchyard.

The Octagon can accommodate around 80 standing or 60 seated and has direct access to the kitchen. It is suitable for meetings, receptions, family parties, lectures or concert backstage area etc.

The Library can accommodate 12-15 for a meeting or up to 20 as a concert backstage area.

Octagon room

Make a Booking

Please contact the Church Office to discuss dates on 01727 855485 or by email

For general information and current hire fees, please click on the following documents:

Event Planning Guide

Booking Forms

Hire Fees - General events / Concerts

Terms & Conditions

Health & Safety Policy

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