Events Calendar

Electric Boat Trips

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

Enjoy a tranquil trip around Overton Lake and onto the River Nene on our electrically-powered passenger boat. The 45 minute pre-bookable trips will depart at weekend during term time and further dates available during the school holidays from the Visitor Centre Jetty at 11am, 12noon, 2pm, and 3pm Tickets are £8 per person, under 3yrs go free Disclaimer: We reserve ... Read More

£8

FIA/FIM Main Event

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

FIA European Drag Racing Championships Inc FIM Europe Drag Bikes Round 1 of the FIA/FIM European Championships is one of Santa Pod's most prestigious Drag Race meetings. This hugely popular extravaganza features over 200 teams and 17 classes of cars and bikes including the sports F1 class – 10,000bhp Top Fuel Dragsters accelerating 0-100mph in less than 1 second, making ... Read More

£35
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Open Water Swimming

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good ... Read More

£6.50

Holiday Trail

Visitor Centre and gift shop, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, PE2 5UU

Complete a trail around Ferry Meadows and claim a prize at the end! Collect a trail sheet from the Visitor Centre and then hunt for questions as you walk around Ferry Meadows. Return to the Visitor Centre to claim your prize. Available every day during the Easter School Holidays from 10am - 4:00pm. £1 per sheet. No need to book; ... Read More

£1

Family Wildlife Eco Boat Trips

Visitor centre, Ham Lane, , Peterborough, PE2 5UU

Wyndham's near silent-motor means that she is the ideal craft for wildlife watching.  Join us on a trip around Overton Lake and along the River Nene where swans, geese and other water fowl will glide alongside the boat with you.  We cannot guarantee what you will see but wildlife highlights may include Herons, Kingfishers and the elusive Otter! Trips last ... Read More

£14

Archery

Ferry Meadows

Pay and Play Archery sessions will run throughout the day. Why not come down and have a go? You will find us on Oak Meadow close to the Nene Outdoors. Participants need to be in good health and are recommended to not take part if they are suffering from any injuries or illnesses that may be affected by strenuous activity, ... Read More

£9

Meeting Magical Mammals and Marvellous Minibeasts

Visitor Centre and gift shop, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough, PE2 5UU

Join a ranger for a short walk discovering the small mammals that live in the Park. We will hopefully get to see voles, mice and shrews as well as talk about their habitat, diet and identifying features. Then we will have a look at the even smaller creatures that make their home at Ferry Meadows on a bug hunt. Suitable for ages: 5yrs+, ... Read More

£8

Climbing Wall

Behind the Visitor centre on Coney Meadow, Ham Lane, Peterborough, PE2 5UU

The team from Nene Outdoors will be getting our climbing wall out during the school holidays for all visitors to have a go. We will be outside Nene Outdoors. Are you brave enough to reach the top? Suitable for: adults or children over 4yrs. Cost: £9.00pp Booking essential.

£9
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Open Water Swimming

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good ... Read More

£6.50

The Queens Jubilee Jolly Fisherman

Wansford Railway Station

Check-in opens at 6pm. At 7pm the whistle sounds and our train departs for Peterborough, pausing to pick up passengers joining at Overton.  Then relax in your seat and enjoy drinks from the bar as our onboard team serve a traditional fish and chip supper at your seat.  There is plenty of time to enjoy the scenery as we run ... Read More

£30
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Open Water Swimming

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good ... Read More

£6.50
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Funtopia

Delapre Abbey Abbey Cottage, Delapré Abbey

This June and August, visit Funtopia, a fun-filled family event with bouncy castles, an obstacle course, inflatable slide, bungee run and more! For two weekends in June and August, Funtopia takes over the grounds of the Abbey with a fun-filled event featuring bouncy castles, an obstacle course, inflatable slide, bungee run, giant games, Space Hopper races and more – all ... Read More

£2.50 – £10

BMW Show

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

The BMW Car Show at Santa Pod Raceway welcomes all BMWs - race cars, show cars, modern, retros, classics, new minis and BMW bikes. BMWs have all the right elements to make great drag and drift cars. Powerful engines, rear-wheel drive and stable handling all add up to unbeatable straight-line and sideways fun. It's no wonder so many BMW owners ... Read More

£19
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Funtopia

Delapre Abbey Abbey Cottage, Delapré Abbey

This June and August, visit Funtopia, a fun-filled family event with bouncy castles, an obstacle course, inflatable slide, bungee run and more! For two weekends in June and August, Funtopia takes over the grounds of the Abbey with a fun-filled event featuring bouncy castles, an obstacle course, inflatable slide, bungee run, giant games, Space Hopper races and more – all ... Read More

£2.50 – £10
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Open Water Swimming

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good ... Read More

£6.50

Retro Show

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

The Retro Show is a classic car and bike show with a difference: Unlike most car shows where you park up in a field and sip tea, this is an action-packed day where you can take part in the racing and show & shine whatever type of retro machinery you have. Retro Show is open to all retro vehicles including ... Read More

£19

Oundle Food Festival

Oundle

The annual Oundle food festival is back on the 18th June 2022. The one day Food & Drink extravaganza, welcomes many independent producers and food vendors from the region, and will be fully compliant with Covid restrictions and guidance at the time. Oundle Food Festival remains one of the most popular dates in regional foodies’ diaries, when over 80 of ... Read More

BRoW4 Family Fun Fest

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, , PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

BRoW4 is a non-charity fundraising group that supports charities who receive no Government or National Lottery funding. 2022 is the 8th year that BRoW4 have held fundraising activities and events for the UK’s air ambulances and this is a fantastic family day out that raises much needed funds for them. We will be having stalls selling all sorts of items, children's ... Read More

Free
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Open Water Swimming

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good ... Read More

£6.50

The Fast Show Reloaded

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Car Show With Run What Ya Brung on Saturday 25th June 2022 Fast Show fans can rejoice at the addition of Fast Show Reloaded with a prime summer date! A car show for vehicles of all shapes and sizes, the show offers another opportunity to get your car on the famed quarter mile or on display in the Autoglym Show ... Read More

£21

Wildlife Eco Boat Trips

Visitor Centre, Coney Meadow, Ham Lane, Peterborough, PE2 5UU

Wyndham's near silent-motor means that she is the ideal craft for wildlife watching.  Join us on a trip around Overton Lake and along the River Nene where swans, geese and other water fowl will glide alongside the boat with you.  We cannot guarantee what you will see but wildlife highlights may include Herons, Kingfishers and the elusive Otter! Trips last ... Read More

£14
Recurring

Open Water Swimming

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good ... Read More

£6.50

Passport to Freedom Opera

The Queen Victoria Hall, Oundle 7 West Street, Oundle, Northamptonshire

Audiences are welcome to attend the premiere of this contemporary opera with music by Jonathan Graham and libretto by Nigel Gibbons. The opera is set in current times, sung in English and classical in style. It will be performed with an orchestra under the experienced direction of Kate Wishart who regularly directs The Peterborough Opera and Oundle Gilbert and Sullivan ... Read More

£15
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Open Water Swimming

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good ... Read More

£6.50

The Rotary Club Of Wellingborough Platinum Jubilee Celebration Concert

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

This concert is a celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and of the huge talent of young musicians in and around Wellingborough. It will include many genres of music, from showtunes to classical, from pop to swing, all selected to produce an unforgettable, exciting and varied show. The pandemic has meant that there have been very few opportunities ... Read More

£12

History Eco Boat Trips

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

Join us on a trip around Overton Lake and along the River Nene where One of our Rangers; Matt will guide you with tales of the history of the River, how the park was developed and of course the history of the iconic Milton Ferry Bridge, possibly the most photographed landmark within Nene Park. Trips last approximately 1 hour 30 ... Read More

£14

Oundle on Show: Cardboard Oundle Workshop

The Queen Victoria Hall, Oundle 7 West Street, Oundle, Northamptonshire

Cardboard Oundle is a workshop that invites families of Oundle (children aged 7-11, younger and older are welcome) to build a cardboard version of Oundle using recycled cardboard. During the workshop, artist Tim Neath shares his passion for working with recycled cardboard and model making will both encourage and support your ideas to ensure they become a reality. Everyone taking ... Read More

Free
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Open Water Swimming

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good ... Read More

£6.50

Twelfth Night

Lyveden Near Oundle, Northamptonshire

The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe. Join The Handlebards for a bicycle-powered, laugh-out-loud production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Duke Orsino is in love with Lady Olivia, but she won't have anything to do with suitors.  Viola is shipwrecked ... Read More

£7 – £45

Awful Auntie

Barnwell Country Park Barnwell Road, Oundle

Awful Auntie by David Walliams, adapted for the outdoor stage by Heartbreak Productions, is a truly thrilling tale. Owls, Ghosts, chases, escapes, motorcycle rides and tiddlywinks all fill Stella's days as she evades her menacing Aunt and saves the family home. This family-friendly open-air theatre event is the highlight of the diary for all ages.  Bring your picnic and low-backed ... Read More

£7 – £45

T. Rex: The Killer Question

Peterborough Cathedral

In the exhibition visitors will be able to look closer at T.rex – its size, the power in its legs, the length of its arms, the sharpness of its teeth, its keen sense of smell. Was it best suited to catching and slaughtering live prey or to stealing carcasses? This entertaining and engaging exhibition for the entire family presents the ... Read More

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Open Water Swimming

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good ... Read More

£6.50

Archery

Ferry Meadows

Pay and Play Archery sessions will run throughout the day. Why not come down and have a go? You will find us on Oak Meadow close to the Nene Outdoors. Participants need to be in good health and are recommended to not take part if they are suffering from any injuries or illnesses that may be affected by strenuous activity, ... Read More

£10

Pond Dipping (Drop In Session)

Ferry Meadows

Come along to our drop in session and spend some time pond dipping and identifying the fascinating creatures you find.  There may be a wait on the day due to the number of people attending. Suitable Age: 3yrs + Meeting point: Lynch Lake pond dipping platform Cost: Donations welcome

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Open Water Swimming

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good ... Read More

£6.50

Recurring

Minions: The Rise of Gru (cert tbc)

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

In the heart of the 1970s, amid a flurry of feathered hair and flared jeans, Gru (Oscar® nominee Steve Carell) is growing up in the suburbs. A fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them. Luckily, he gets some mayhem-making backup from his loyal followers, the Minions. ... Read More

£8
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Minions: The Rise of Gru (cert tbc)

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

In the heart of the 1970s, amid a flurry of feathered hair and flared jeans, Gru (Oscar® nominee Steve Carell) is growing up in the suburbs. A fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them. Luckily, he gets some mayhem-making backup from his loyal followers, the Minions. ... Read More

£8

Climbing Wall

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

The team from Nene Outdoors will be getting our climbing wall out during the school holidays for all visitors to have a go. We will be outside Nene Outdoors. Are you brave enough to reach the top? Suitable for: adults or children over 4yrs Cost: £10.00pp Booking essential.

£10
Recurring

Open Water Swimming

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good ... Read More

£6.50

Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for Terrible Tudors live on stage! From the horrible Henries to the end of evil Elizabeth, hear the legends (and the lies!) about the torturing Tudors. Find out the fate of Henry’s headless wives and his punch up with the ... Read More

£20
Recurring

Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for Terrible Tudors live on stage! From the horrible Henries to the end of evil Elizabeth, hear the legends (and the lies!) about the torturing Tudors. Find out the fate of Henry's headless wives and his punch up with the ... Read More

£20

Rushden Classic Car & Bike Show

Hall Park, 81 St Mary's Ave, Rushden, NN10 9NG

Sunday 7th August 2022 Rushden Classic Car & Bike Show (formerly known as Classics in the Park) 350 Classic Cars, 200 Classic Motorbikes Trade Stalls, Food & RHTS Real Ale Bar, Live Music & More Proceeds to RHTS & Rotary Club of Rushden Chichele Charities Public Admission by Donation. £3 suggested donation or £10 per family To book a space ... Read More

£3 – £10
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Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for Terrible Tudors live on stage! From the horrible Henries to the end of evil Elizabeth, hear the legends (and the lies!) about the torturing Tudors. Find out the fate of Henry's headless wives and his punch up with the ... Read More

£20

Wildlife Eco Boat Trips

Ferry Meadows

Wyndham's near silent-motor means that she is the ideal craft for wildlife watching.  Join us on a trip around Overton Lake and along the River Nene where swans, geese and other water fowl will glide alongside the boat with you.  We cannot guarantee what you will see but wildlife highlights may include Herons, Kingfishers and the elusive Otter! Trips last ... Read More

£14

Archery

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

Pay and Play Archery sessions will run throughout the day. Why not come down and have a go? You will find us on Oak Meadow close to the Nene Outdoors. Participants need to be in good health and are recommended to not take part if they are suffering from any injuries or illnesses that may be affected by strenuous activity, ... Read More

£10
Recurring

Open Water Swimming

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good ... Read More

£6.50

Children’s Fused Glass Workshop

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

Join June from Semperart at this workshop, especially for children to make their own unique fused glass. During the session you will * Develop a design that June has created especially for this workshop * Choose a variety of coloured glass to create your design Once your piece is complete, it will be fired in a kiln.  This can take up to ... Read More

£12

Children’s Fused Glass Workshop

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

Join June from Semperart at this workshop, especially for children to make their own unique fused glass. During the session you will * Develop a design that June has created especially for this workshop * Choose a variety of coloured glass to create your design Once your piece is complete, it will be fired in a kiln.  This can take up to ... Read More

£12

DC League of Superpets (cert tbc)

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack - Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel - to master their own newfound ... Read More

£8

Children’s Fused Glass Workshop

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

Join June from Semperart at this workshop, especially for children to make their own unique fused glass. During the session you will * Develop a design that June has created especially for this workshop * Choose a variety of coloured glass to create your design Once your piece is complete, it will be fired in a kiln.  This can take up to ... Read More

£12