Events Calendar

21st Century Elton John LIVE at The Chester House Estate

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

21st Century Events and The Chester House Estate presents a fabulous evening of one of the world’s greatest songsmiths Elton John with hit after hit including Rocket Man, Your Song and Candle in the Wind from one of the country’s finest performers as seen on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’. The screen is set beside the 17th Century Farmhouse with plenty of to set up your picnic ... Read More

£25
Recurring

Funtopia

Delapre Abbey Abbey Cottage, Delapré Abbey

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 included in the price of your wristband! Designed for visitors up to the age of 10 (with an area specially for the ... Read More

£2.50 – £10

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

Youth Windsurfing Course Stage 1 & 2

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

This 2 day (consecutive days) intensive course teaches participants the basics of windsurfing, including the key techniques and skills you need for success in this watersport. After the course participants will be able to sail to a chosen point on the water and return to where you started in light winds. Meeting point: Nene Outdoors Strictly for 10-15 yr olds. £166.00pp

£166
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

STP Greenlight Nationals

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

National Drag Racing Championship event in the peak of the British Summer, with a huge variety of race cars and bikes that will keep the track action packed all day long. Day Tickets from £19, Kids just £5

£19

Adult RYA Start Sailing – Level 1

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

This two day (consecutive) course covers how to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovery. After the course participants will be able to sail in light winds under supervision. All safety equipment, including wetsuits and buoyancy aids are provided. Suitable for: 16yrs + Meeting point: Nene Outdoors Cost: £166.00

£166

The 2022 UK Monster Truck Nationals

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

The Action-Packed UK Monster Truck Nationals is more than just another family day out! This family-focused event features something for all ages, plus under 5’s go free!!! See head-to-head Monster Truck Racing & Freestyle Action with Monster Truck Bus Jumps! Enjoy a passenger ride in a full-size Monster Truck! Replica Mini Monster Trucks for Children to Drive! World record holding ... Read More

Price in Description

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

21st Century ABBA LIVE at The Chester House Estate

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

This is an evening of hit after hit with songs you know and love from Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Take a Chance on Me, Super Trouper and many, many more. 21stCentury ABBA faithfully recreates all the greatest hits of one of the world’s most famous group combining stunning vocals, live musicians, and glittering costumes. The stage is set beside the 17th Century Farmhouse with plenty of to ... Read More

£25

Bat Paddle with Canoe2

canoe2 The Boathouse, Rushden Lakes

Canoes will depart Canoe2’s base at Rushden Lakes. After a peaceful early evening paddle on the River Nene you will be met back at Rushden Lakes by your Wildlife Trust experts just as the bats are starting to come out. You’ll then be taken on a guided walk of the Nature Reserve as dusk settles. Everyone will have the opportunity ... Read More

£73 – £96

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

Cinderella LIVE (Outdoor Theatre)

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

In an enchanted kingdom in a faraway land magical creatures and fairy godmothers come together to tell the best loved of all fairytales. Full of song, mirth, and joy for the summer ahead, join us on Cinderella’s journey of a lifetime to a magical ball where nearly anything is possible especially if it is before midnight.  Children old and young ... Read More

£12 – £50

Romeo & Juliet LIVE (Outdoor Theatre)

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

This best loved story of star crossed lovers and feuding families shall be performed at the Chester House Estate and promises to be one of the most sought after events of the open air season. Dressed in beautiful Elizabethan costume and performed by a fine troupe of Shakespearean players join Chapterhouse for the greatest love story ever told as we ... Read More

£12 – £50

VW Action

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

VW Action is the longest running weekend VW Show in the world - now in its 46th year! The show has in one form or another been the true 'Jewel in the Crown' of UK VW events, from its early days at Stoneleigh, the NAS Stoneleigh shows, the period of its residency at Peterborough, at Herts County Showground, and now ... Read More

£25

Bat Paddle with Canoe2

canoe2 The Boathouse, Rushden Lakes

Canoes will depart Canoe2’s base at Rushden Lakes. After a peaceful early evening paddle on the River Nene you will be met back at Rushden Lakes by your Wildlife Trust experts just as the bats are starting to come out. You’ll then be taken on a guided walk of the Nature Reserve as dusk settles. Everyone will have the opportunity ... Read More

£73 – £96

Twilight Wildlife Eco Boat Trips

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

Wyndham's near silent-motor means that she is the ideal craft for wildlife watching.  When the visitors leave, and the daylight begins to fade, the wildlife can become more active. Join us on a twilight 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 ... Read More

£14

FIA Euro Finals

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Santa Pod’s most prestigious Drag Racing event featuring over 250 of Europe’s finest teams. Witness the awesome power of 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and over 20 supporting classes. See the famous Jet Car, Monster Trucks, stunt shows, static displays, air displays, traders and more. Day Tickets from £35, Kids just £5

£35

Adult RYA Start Sailing – Level 1

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

This two day (consecutive) course covers how to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovery. After the course participants will be able to sail in light winds under supervision. All safety equipment, including wetsuits and buoyancy aids are provided. Suitable for: 16yrs + Meeting point: Nene Outdoors Cost: £166.00

£166

Early Bird Wildlife Eco Boat trips

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

Wyndham's near silent-motor means that she is the ideal craft for wildlife watching.  Before the city wakes up properly and all the visitors arrive, the wildlife can be more active as they look for breakfast. Join us on this early morning trip around Overton Lake and along the River Nene where swans, geese and other water fowl will glide alongside ... Read More

£14

Hot Rod Drags

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Now celebrating the 34th annual Original Hot Rod Drags, supported by the NSRA. It’s a hot rod show at the race track! The usual, ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ formula with Pre ’73 RWYB, invited race classes, Wild Bunch, fireworks and much more. See you at the track. Day Tickets from £21, Kids just £5.

£21

STP National Finals

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

National Drag Racing Championship Finals headlined by the wild 200mph Pro Mod doorslammers! See over 20 supporting classes including ACU Championship Drag Bikes, Junior Dragsters and many more. Watch as the brave and the lucky get to ride down the strip in the 7 second Santa Pod 2Seater dragster. On site camping is included with all multi-day admission tickets to ... Read More

£19

Drift What Ya Brung

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

At Santa Pod Raceway Drift What Ya Brung days you can come along and learn or practice drifting in safe and legal conditions on some of the Pods 30 acres of open tarmac. There are beginners, intermediate and advanced tracks open at the same time each DWYB day. DWYB days are limited to 80 people per day to ensure maximum ... Read More

£110

GTI Festival

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Over the years, from the very first GTI Festival events in the late 1980s, the shows have attracted hordes of Volkswagen enthusiasts to several different venues around the UK. The GTI Festival and GTI International were for a decade or more, just about the only specialist water cooled VW events of the year. The GTI Festival is now a Final ... Read More

£16

Bat Walk

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

Join our park rangers for an informative presentation on bats. Follow this with a walk in the park and using bat detectors try to spot and identify the bats that call Ferry Meadows home. Suitable for: 10yrs + Meeting point: Discovery Den Cost: £8pp

£8

JapShow Finale

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Sunday 9th October 2022 With RWYB on Saturday 8th October 2022 As the car show season closer Jap Show Finale is your last chance to get your car out there before winter draws in. We have something for everyone with Show Paddock, public Run What Ya Brung open to everyone including bikes, Trade area and more! So leave those winter wheels ... Read More

£17

Run What Ya Brung

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

At Run What Ya Brung days you can take your car or motorcycle out on the famous quarter-mile dragstrip and test it's performance limits in a safe and legal environment. You don't have to apply for a race licence or own a supercar, most drivers who come along will be racing in normal road cars and bikes. Some participants may ... Read More

£45

RYA Powerboat Level 2

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

Power boat training is a key skill to know how to operate a powered craft safely and appropriately. To do this you can attend a course with us to achieve an RYA Level 2 Power Boat Certificate. During this 2 day course at Nene Outdoors, you will be trained to drive and manoeuvre the craft in a safe and controlled way. ... Read More

£274

Drift What Ya Brung

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

At Santa Pod Raceway Drift What Ya Brung days you can come along and learn or practice drifting in safe and legal conditions on some of the Pods 30 acres of open tarmac. There are beginners, intermediate and advanced tracks open at the same time each DWYB day. DWYB days are limited to 80 people per day to ensure maximum ... Read More

£110

Nene Wetlands Nature Journaling with Make and Do Crafts

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre Rushden Lakes, Rushden, Northamptonshire

Join us in the stunning location of the Wildlife Trust's Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre and have a go at experimenting with collage, all under the guidance of Liz and Diane from Make and Do Crafts. We’ll be having fun with fungi and experimenting with collage. Booking essential All materials and refreshments included. Price £30

£30

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

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

Flame & Thunder

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Flame & Thunder is an action packed day for all the family featuring motorsport stunts and Drag Racing. Witness a huge gathering of jet vehicles along with cars and bikes from various classes of Drag Racing and plenty more action off track. The climax of the day will be a firework display. Day Tickets from £30, Kids just £5

£30

Drift What Ya Brung

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

At Santa Pod Raceway Drift What Ya Brung days you can come along and learn or practice drifting in safe and legal conditions on some of the Pods 30 acres of open tarmac. There are beginners, intermediate and advanced tracks open at the same time each DWYB day. DWYB days are limited to 80 people per day to ensure maximum ... Read More

£110

RYA Powerboat Level 2

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

Power boat training is a key skill to know how to operate a powered craft safely and appropriately. To do this you can attend a course with us to achieve an RYA Level 2 Power Boat Certificate. During this 2 day course at Nene Outdoors, you will be trained to drive and manoeuvre the craft in a safe and controlled way. ... Read More

£274

Drift What Ya Brung

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

At Santa Pod Raceway Drift What Ya Brung days you can come along and learn or practice drifting in safe and legal conditions on some of the Pods 30 acres of open tarmac. There are beginners, intermediate and advanced tracks open at the same time each DWYB day. DWYB days are limited to 80 people per day to ensure maximum ... Read More

£110

Drift What Ya Brung

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

At Santa Pod Raceway Drift What Ya Brung days you can come along and learn or practice drifting in safe and legal conditions on some of the Pods 30 acres of open tarmac. There are beginners, intermediate and advanced tracks open at the same time each DWYB day. DWYB days are limited to 80 people per day to ensure maximum ... Read More

£110