Hire the Key Theatre for your next event

Hire the Key Theatre for your next event

Let your delegates' creativity flow in this inspiring Riverside location.

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Situated by the Embankment in Peterborough, the Vivacity Key Theatre is a contemporary plate glass venue, perfect for any number of corporate events and activities.

Looking for a venue to host your business' next away day? Contact us.

Fill in the form below to contact one of our friendly venue hire team who will be happy to answer and all queries you have.

Prefer e-mail? Drop us a line at key.theatre@vivacity.org with 'Venue Hire' in the subject line.

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Rooms available at the Key Theatre

Key Theatre Main Auditorium

Main auditorium

Our purpose built main auditorium contains 360 seats that provide an unobstructed view of the stage no matter where you're sitting.

There is also disabled access with seating to accommodate a maximum of 6 wheelchairs at the rear of the auditorium. Professional sound and lighting equipment plus movable flats and tabs mean that the space can be adapted to suit any occasion or atmosphere, with a technician onhand to make the changes for you.

With access via the Riverside Bar, the Main auditorium is perfect for conferences, product launches and discussion panel events

Spires room

Our flagship conference room is packed with equipment and facilities that makes it perfect for hosting your business' next away day. Comfortable seating, floor to ceiling windows and an in-built audio visual system with room-wide speakers make for a space that is not only comfortable and attractive but also makes sure everyone in the room can hear exactly what's going on.

A purpose-fitted light refreshment station also means all delegates can stay alert and hydrated throughout the day without disrupting the flow of your event.

The Spires room is located on the first floor and is easily accessible via the stairs or lift.

Key Theatre Spires Room

Key Theatre Willow Room

The Willow Room

The Willow Room is a secluded and adaptable space, perfect for private functions.

Located towards the rear of the Key Theatre, this space features one full length mirrored wall, a cushioned floor and brick fascia on the remaining walls.

Fully accessible through both the front entrance and the main stage, the Willow room is an excellent space for networking events, exhibitions workshops and rehearsals.

Swan room

Full length windows to the front of the Swan room allow a relaxing view of the River Nene and Embankment.

Natural light, a mirrored wall, and a cushioned wooden floor makes the swan room ideal for meetings, workshops and breakout sessions. The swan room is located on the ground floor.

Key Theatre Swan Room

Key Theatre Studio Auditorium

Studio auditorium

Retractable seating and a theatrical lighting rig make this a versatile and intimate space.

With seats for up to 112 people, a large projector and the support from an experienced theatre technician all included in the price, this space is ideal for presentation purposes, award ceremonies, exhibitions or smaller discussion panels. The studio can be accessed from both the front and rear of the building.

Riverside Bar

Floor to ceiling windows and views of the River Nene make this an attractive space for special events.

Recently refurbished, our fully licensed bar has 92 seats with plenty of standing room also. A perfect space for conferences, networking events or even parties for any occasion. With comfortable seating and movable furniture, the Riverside bar can also be adapted to be a great breakout room, reception area or breakfast meeting venue

Key Theatre Riverside Bar

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