Dates for your diary

Outdoor events, theatre productions and family days out are aplenty whilst our country parks and outdoor attractions offer regular activities and talks including those suitable for corporate functions, children or adult learners. Check our listings here.

Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers

Apr 13, 2019 - Apr 13, 2019 

Stanwick Lakes

10am - 12pm. The Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers is an RSPB group lead by volunteers, which provides the perfect location to observe wildlife, make friends and take part in all sorts of practical activities. From bark rubbing to hunting for mini-beasts, its perfect for children aged 5+. Meetings this year will involve time spent outdoors and there’s always the risk of brambles and nettles, so please make sure you come wearing sensible outdoor clothes – warm, waterproof and with wellies, if necessary. A drink and biscuit will be provided. All meetings are at The Rangers Cabin, 10am-12 noon unless otherwise stated. Cost per session is £1 per child.

Steam Folk and Morris

Apr 13, 2019 - Apr 13, 2019 

Nene Valley Railway

A steam-drawn experience where you will encounter traditional English folk music and dance on the trains and the platforms. Songs and tunes will be provided by folk music trio Innocent Hare. Lively English dance representing four distinct traditions will come from dance groups local to Peterborough. Crosskey Clog perform clog dances from the northwest, Peterborough Morris perform classic morris dances from the English midlands, Pig Dyke Molly perform their own unique take on East Anglian molly dances, and Rockingham Rapper perform fast and furious sword dances from the northeast.

Dress Up Like A Settler

Apr 16, 2019 - Apr 16, 2019 

Stanwick Lakes

10.30am - 3.30pm. An opportunity for our young settlers of today to see what it was like to wear costumes from the last 5000 years!

dOCs+ Nae Pasaran (12A)

Apr 17, 2019 - Apr 17, 2019 

Fletton House

7.30pm. Admission fee: £8 (£30 for all five dOCs+ screenings). Contact information: Oundle Festival, 4 West Street, Oundle, PE8 4ED. T: 01832 274734.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Apr 19, 2019 - Apr 22, 2019 


Join family and friends at Lyveden this Easter and help us hunt for Bunny. Explore our spiral mounts, woods and labyrinth as you search for clues and earn a chocolate surprise at the end of your hunt!