Events Calendar

Pay and Play Archery

Nene Park

Pay and Play Archery sessions will run throughout the day, why not come down and have a go. Starting on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 February, no need to book, just come down. You will find us on Coney Meadow close to the Visitor Centre. Sessions will start at: 10am, 11am, 12noon, 1:30pm 2:30pm and 3:30pm each day, offering different ... Read More

£5

Evening Pub Rides

Oustside Britannia Pub Bedford Road, Northampton

Along roads and cycle paths around Northampton.with a pub stop at the Drunken Duck!! at Kislingbury. Ideally suited to beginners - we will go at the pace of the slowest rider. This ride is limited to 12 and is subject to social distancing. If there are more than 6 we will split into 2 groups. Please do not just turn ... Read More

Friday Evening Pub Ride

Billing Mill Car Park

Social distancing will be observed. Starting from Billing Mill the route will be to Cogenhoe then via Whiston Road up the hill to Castle Ashby, Grendon, Wilby then Mears Ashby, Sywell (stop at Horseshoe Pub) and Back to Billing. Total distance will be 17-18 miles. Overall time will be between 90 and 150min. Beginners are welcome and we will go ... Read More

Lets Ride – Peterborough Urban Pedal and Villages

Nene Park

A cycle ride around Peterborough's cycle paths and quiet roads refreshments at end of ride in Lakeside cafe First-timers welcome! Starting from - Behind lakeside cafe Ferry Meadows, PE2 5UU  18 miles  Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres), Hybrid (road tyres)  2 hr 30 mins Easygoing Peterborough Adults 16+ only

Let’s Ride – Peterborough Urban Pedal and Villages

Nene Park

Starting from - Behind lakeside cafe Ferry Meadows, PE2 5UU  18 miles  Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres), Hybrid (road tyres)  2 hr 30 mins Easygoing Peterborough Adults 16+ only

Open Water Swimming

Nene Park

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 for you. Swimming takes place around a 400m course in Gunwade lake, ... Read More

RYA Powerboat Level 2

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, 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

£255

Epic River Nene Paddle

Peterborough

Paddle from Sibson Marina to Peterborough Distance: up to 10 miles Have a Fuddle lunch Surprise them with your own picnic food   Return train: 1:30pm Back to Sibson marina: 2:00pm Prices: £40 own board or £60 pounds for a hire board. The train ticket is included Over 18s only.

£40 – £60

Pay and Play Hire

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

Boat and cycle hire is available at Nene Outdoors every day during the Easter School holidays. Will you try something new or do you have a favourite boat to enjoy the lake? Suitable for: all ages - age restrictions of 8yrs+ apply for children in a boat on their own and other restrictions may apply depending on weather / wind conditions.

The Fast Show

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Welcome to The Fast Show at Santa Pod Raceway, the first performance and modified car event on the calendar. Featuring huge club stand displays, Run What Ya Brung, FWD Drag Racing, Drifting, Stunt Displays, Jet Car, Trade Village, Caterers, Fun Fair Rides and much more. There’s something for everyone whether your car is about “show” or “go”, a modified hot-hatch, ... Read More

£25
Recurring

Adventure Activity Day

Northampton Active Nene Whitewater Centre, Bedford Road, Northampton

Get involved in a variety of water sports and build your confidence. A full day 10am – 5pm which will tach you the basics of: Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddleboarding, Raft Building This activity is suitable for all ages above 7 years old. All kit will be supplied, you will need to bring swim wear, along with old trainers or water shoes. ... Read More

£80
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Adventure Activity Day

Northampton Active Nene Whitewater Centre, Bedford Road, Northampton

Get involved in a variety of water sports and build your confidence. A full day 10am – 5pm which will tach you the basics of: Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddleboarding, Raft Building This activity is suitable for all ages above 7 years old. All kit will be supplied, you will need to bring swim wear, along with old trainers or water shoes. ... Read More

£80

Best of British Car Show

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

The time to celebrate Britain is now and what better way to celebrate the pinnacle of British engineering than with a cavalcade of British cars at Santa Pod Raceway, Santa Pod will host the best the British motor industry has to offer. From the finest models to leave the UK’s production lines to the quirky additions from the cottage industries ... Read More

£19

Irthlingborough Town Run

Irthlingborough Library High Street, Irthlingborough Library, Northamptonshire

We are so excited to launch the very first Your Town 5k run in the great town of Irthlingborough NN9 Join the NN9 Community, connect offline and enjoy a local 5k run supporting a great local charity.  We would love you to run with us on Sunday 8th May 2022 at 9am. The inaugural Irthlingborough NN9  5k run/walk starts and ... Read More

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
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

VW Breakout

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

A three-day relaxed weekend VW Festival. With all the elements of the shows we all know and love! Quarter mile track action features Doorslammer Drag Racing, alongside Show & Shine, Traders, Fun Fair and Bar meaning you can enjoy the later evenings camping with friends! Day Tickets from £25, Kids just £5 Tickets also grant accesses to the Transitmania and Doorslammers ... Read More

£25

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
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

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
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

Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival

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

The official Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival is back for 2022! Entries now open! The 22nd Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival will see Up to 48 teams make a splash once again on the 200m racecourse at Peterborough Rowing Lake, PE3 6LN on Saturday 11th June 2022. NewWave Events are delighted to be partnering with Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice as the festival’s official ... Read More

£672

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
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

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
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

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
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

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
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
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
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

Mopar Euro Nationals

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

RWYB event for American Muscle Cars only, featuring Drag Racing, Show & Shine, Wheelie Contest, Live Music, Traders and Camping. The biggest muscle car door slammer event in Europe. All American classics, trucks, modified & muscle cars plus American car clubs are welcome. Sunday will see a gigantic Show n Shine in the car corral and at lunch time the ... Read More

£24

Youth RYA Sailing – Stage 1

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

This two day course covers basic sailing skills, rope work and collision avoidance. After the course participants will be able to tack and control boat speed and understand basic principles. All safety equipment, including wetsuits and buoyancy aids are provided. Suitable for: 8-16 yr olds Meeting point: Nene Outdoors reception Cost: £166.00

£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
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

Das Auto Show

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Car Show With Run What Ya Brung on Saturday 13th August 2022 The German car show comes to Santa Pod for Audi, BMW, Mercedes, VW, Porsche and more. With German only RWYB plus, Show & Shine, and more. German engineering takes over for “Das Auto Show”. German car manufacturers are extremely popular on the roads in the UK; whether you’re ... Read More

£19

Youth RYA Sailing – Stage 2

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

This 2 day course covers launching and recovery, steering, parts of the boat and basic sailing. After the course participants will be able to steer and understand basic principles. All safety equipment, including wetsuits and buoyancy aids are provided. Suitable for: 8-15yr olds Meeting point: Nene Outdoors Cost: £166.00

£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

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

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

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

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

Stanwick Lakes Autumn Run

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

We are now taking bookings for our Autumn run - Sunday 18th September. Book your place today! We offer 5k, 10k or half marathon distances and as the route is pretty flat, it's a great chance to aim for a PB! Cost: 5k - £12 10k - £16 Half Marathon - £23

£12 – £23

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

Martin Bayfield’s Rugby Legends

Royal and Derngate 19-21 Guildhall Rd, Northampton, Northamptonshire

From the police beat to the Hollywood movie screen to a Five Nations Grand Slam and MasterChef final, Martin Bayfield has had a varied life! Join the former England international and true giant of the game as he embarks on his Rugby Legends UK tour. Martin will take to the stage with former players to reveal never-heard-before stories and incredible insight into the sport we all ... Read More

£32