Venue Hire

When planning your next event, choosing the right space is essential to a successful memorable experience. Click on the sections below where you can view all of our available spaces with their capacities. Please contact us for further information and prices.

The Arena

The Arena is the one of the best exhibition and conference facilities in the UK. It has over 4600m2 of space available to accommodate up to 5000 people seated or 6000 standing, and the capability to cater for 1800 dinner guests but as a blank canvas it is a truly versatile space. Previously having hosted professional sports events, music concerts, conferences and exhibitions as well as weddings and corporate functions. Our space is the perfect starting point to realise your vision. It has state-of-the-art heating, ventilation and lighting systems, plus two VIP pods that can be used for corporate hospitality.

The Atrium

The Atrium’s 5m high domed ceiling helps to flood the 938m2of floor space with natural light. It is the perfect venue to host conferences and dinners, with space for 900 delegates or 600 diners. Linked to the Arena, the two spaces used together offer 5000m2of space. The Atrium is also connected to the Peterborough and Cambridge Suites, and all of these venues can be booked together to create a bespoke, flexible space for large events.

The Cambridge Suite

The Cambridge Suite has been completely renovated as part of the East of England Arena and Events Centre’s ongoing capital investment programme. It can seat 460 people theatre style, cater for 350, and provide boardroom facilities for 100. It has its own bar and terrace, and links with the Atrium and Arena via the Peterborough Suite.

The Peterborough Suite & Bar

The Peterborough Suite has recently been redeveloped as part of the East of England Arena and Events Centre’s ongoing capital investment programme. It can be a seated meeting room for 400 people, a dinner venue for 300, or an 80-person boardroom. It has its own bar and large reception or break-out area is connected to the Cambridge Suite and has an undercover link to the Atrium and Arena.

The Marketing Suite

The Marketing Suite is a newly refurbished space ideal for smaller meetings of up to 40 delegates in theatre style.

Gilmores Bar & Terrace

With a quirky industrial vibe and boasting a self contained meeting space with terrace, Gilmores Bar is the perfect venue for those smaller celebrations or training sessions with a chilled breakout. Hire the whole bar in its’ entirety for birthday parties, christenings, trendy corporate receptions, or just the space upstairs for those smaller meetings – Gilmores space is as versatile as it is unique! Flexible catering options are available upon request.

The Bedford Suite

The bright and airy, self- contained Bedford Suite is a perfect space for smaller meetings or celebrations. Boasting a fully integrated TV & projector the Bedford Suite has everything you need to host the perfect meeting.

The Pavillion

The Pavilion boasts 2400m2 floor space and is one of the largest venues the East of England Arena and Events Centre has to offer and is suitable for a number of medium to large functions, with cargo doors for machinery access.

The Arena

The Arena is the one of the best exhibition and conference facilities in the UK. It has over 4600m2 of space available to accommodate up to 5000 people seated or 6000 standing, and the capability to cater for 1800 dinner guests but as a blank canvas it is a truly versatile space. Previously having hosted professional sports events, music concerts, conferences and exhibitions as well as weddings and corporate functions. Our space is the perfect starting point to realise your vision. It has state-of-the-art heating, ventilation and lighting systems, plus two VIP pods that can be used for corporate hospitality.
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The Atrium

The Atrium’s 5m high domed ceiling helps to flood the 938m2of floor space with natural light. It is the perfect venue to host conferences and dinners, with space for 900 delegates or 600 diners. Linked to the Arena, the two spaces used together offer 5000m2of space. The Atrium is also connected to the Peterborough and Cambridge Suites, and all of these venues can be booked together to create a bespoke, flexible space for large events.
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The Cambridge Suite

The Cambridge Suite has been completely renovated as part of the East of England Arena and Events Centre’s ongoing capital investment programme. It can seat 460 people theatre style, cater for 350, and provide boardroom facilities for 100. It has its own bar and terrace, and links with the Atrium and Arena via the Peterborough Suite.
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The Peterborough Suite & Bar

The Peterborough Suite has recently been redeveloped as part of the East of England Arena and Events Centre’s ongoing capital investment programme. It can be a seated meeting room for 400 people, a dinner venue for 300, or an 80-person boardroom. It has its own bar and large reception or break-out area is connected to the Cambridge Suite and has an undercover link to the Atrium and Arena.
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The Marketing Suite

The Marketing Suite is a newly refurbished space ideal for smaller meetings of up to 40 delegates in theatre style.
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Gilmores Bar & Terrace

With a quirky industrial vibe and boasting a self contained meeting space with terrace, Gilmores Bar is the perfect venue for those smaller celebrations or training sessions with a chilled breakout. Hire the whole bar in its’ entirety for birthday parties, christenings, trendy corporate receptions, or just the space upstairs for those smaller meetings – Gilmores space is as versatile as it is unique! Flexible catering options are available upon request.
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The Bedford Suite

The bright and airy, self- contained Bedford Suite is a perfect space for smaller meetings or celebrations. Boasting a fully integrated TV & projector the Bedford Suite has everything you need to host the perfect meeting.
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The Pavillion

The Pavilion boasts 2400m2 floor space and is one of the largest venues the East of England Arena and Events Centre has to offer and is suitable for a number of medium to large functions, with cargo doors for machinery access.
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Latest News

Friday November 18, 2022

All smiles at the East of England Dentistry Show’s debut event

The East of England Dentistry Show made a successful debut at the East of England Arena and Events Centre, on October 1, 2022, with dental care professionals from across the region in attendance. Organised by the dental communications company and publishers of Dentistry magazine, Finlayson Media Communications (FMC), the event invited delegates [...]
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Thursday November 10, 2022

Dreams come true at The East of England Wedding Show

Love was in the air at the East of England and Events Centre on October 16, 2022, when Cupid’s Wedding Show brought its biggest event of the year, The East of England Wedding Show, to the venue. With over 65 stands spread throughout the Atrium, couples at all stages of planning their day were able to meet with specialists from across the weddi [...]
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Monday November 7, 2022

8500 creative sparks flock to Crafting Live 2022

Stephanie Weightman’s award-winning show, Crafting Live, brought its creative flair to the East of England Arena and Event Centre, welcoming 8500 visitors to the venue on October 21-22, 2022. The weekend saw thousands of crafters stocking up on craft supplies and kits, including the well-received ‘Create and Craft’ bags. Throughout the sho [...]
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Tel: 01733 363500

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East of England Arena and Events Centre
Peterborough
PE2 6XE

If looking for us with your SAT NAV, please use PE2 6HE as the postcode. Find out more here about how to visit our venue.