Events Calendar

Urban – Renowned Street Art Exhibition

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Renowned street art by some of the world’s most celebrated contemporary artists will be on display at Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery in a major new exhibition. An exhibition of major national importance, ‘Urban’ will include original works by graffiti artist Banksy, Damien Hirst, My Dog Sighs, the Connor Brothers, Blek le Rat, Pure Evil, and other prominent artists. ‘Urban’ will open on 11 December and ... Read More

£8

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

Legend – The Music of Bob Marley

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

When you think Reggae, there is only one name that comes to your mind. The legend that was Bob Marley. Legend, the music of Bob Marley is an unforgettable evening celebrating this musical icon in one fantastic stage show extravaganza. Combining his superb, distinctive vocals with flawless musicianship, and a supremely talented cast. Together they recreate the timeless hits Could You ... Read More

£27
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Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

This one day course introduces the basic skills of Blacksmithing, a trade that used to be found in every village and was at the heart of countryside life for hundreds of years. You will learn about managing the forge and heating your steel to around 1200 degrees Celsius. Discover the techniques of drawing down and shaping the metal on the ... Read More

£150

Operation Mincemeat (12A)

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

It’s 1943. The Allies are determined to break Hitler’s grip on occupied Europe and plan an all-out assault on Sicily; but they face an impossible challenge – how to protect a massive invasion force from potential massacre. Starring Colin Firth and Matthew Macfadyen. Tickets £8

£8
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Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

This one day course introduces the basic skills of Blacksmithing, a trade that used to be found in every village and was at the heart of countryside life for hundreds of years. You will learn about managing the forge and heating your steel to around 1200 degrees Celsius. Discover the techniques of drawing down and shaping the metal on the ... Read More

£150

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
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Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

This one day course introduces the basic skills of Blacksmithing, a trade that used to be found in every village and was at the heart of countryside life for hundreds of years. You will learn about managing the forge and heating your steel to around 1200 degrees Celsius. Discover the techniques of drawing down and shaping the metal on the ... Read More

£150

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
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Nene Wetlands Wildlife Wander

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

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers and explore our biggest Northamptonshire nature reserve, the Nene Wetlands. The walk may include (weather permitting) a visit to Wilson's Pits, a stunning area of lakes, meadows and reed beds which is usually inaccessible to the public to protect its sensitive wildlife inhabitants. Binoculars will be available to borrow for the duration of the ... Read More

£6

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

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
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My Little Vintage Market

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

One of our fantastic tenants, My Little Vintage, are hosting packed markets throughout the year, you won’t want to miss out! All you need to do to visit is pre-book a car parking ticket, which you can do by visiting: chesterhouseestate.merlintickets.co.uk Your day won’t be limited to the market, you’ve also got 85 acres of our historic estate to explore, ... Read More

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

Guided walk with a Ranger

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

Join one of our Rangers; Ian for a 6 mile walk around Ferry Meadows and the surrounding area. Ian will highlight various points of interest along the way and you can ask any questions about the park and it's history. Gain confidence walking in the rural estate and find new routes you may not have explored before. Suitable for: 12yrs + ... Read More

£2.50
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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

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

Wood Carving Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

Wood carving course in the beautiful Stanwick Lakes nature reserve! Have you ever wanted to learn the traditional craft of Wood Carving? This one day course is suitable for those just starting out and also for carvers who would like to develop their skills further. The day starts with the introduction of the tools and the techniques and materials used ... Read More

£110
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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

Steam EnGIN Express

Wansford Railway Station

It's All Aboard Nene Valley Railway's Steam EnGIN Express Saturday 11th June - on board service & Gin's provided by Mally's Gin Bar Come & relax with friends & family in your reserved, First Class seat aboard our Continental Carriages for a night of nostalgic relaxation & a beautiful selection of Gins. Our on train bar will also be manned ... Read More

£100 – £200

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

The Vera Lynn Story

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Dame Vera Margaret Lynn was an English singer, songwriter and entertainer. She was widely referred to as the "Forces' Sweetheart" and gave outdoor concerts for the troops in many parts of the world. The songs most associated with her are We'll Meet Again, (There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square and There'll Always Be an England. ... Read More

£26
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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

Calling Planet Earth

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

THE SHOW THAT DEFINES A DECADE A New Romantic Symphony that goes on a journey through one of the greatest musical era's of All Time – The Electrifying 80’s. Featuring songs from now legendary artists such as Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, The Human League, Ultravox, Tears for Fears, Depeche Mode, OMD, Japan, Soft Cell and many, many more. Performed by an incredible live ... Read More

£26.50

Swim Sywell for Cransley Hospice Trust

Sywell Country Park Washbrook Lane, Ecton, Northamptonshire

Make a splash in the first ever Cransley Hospice Open Water Swim at Sywell on Sunday the 19th of June. The reservoir will host our first ever outdoor SWIMtastic-sportive event in partnership with Northamptonshire Sport.  If you like to swim, we hope you’ll come and take a dip with the #CransleyCrew! There’s nothing better than freedom, fun and adventure!  With 4 distances to choose from you’ll not want to miss ... 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

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

Armed Forces Day

Rushden Goods Shed, John Clark Way, Rushden, NN10 0FW John Clark Way, Rushden

Honouring our Armed Forces, and remembering the World Wars. A mixture of memories and historical Re-enactment. The annual Armed Forces Day celebration is back this year. The Station will be open to the public from 12noon until 11pm with stalls, vehicles, live music, food with an evening BBQ & live entertainment near the bar. The parade will start at 1pm ... Read More

Junior Sailing Club

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

Can you sail at a Stage 2 standard? Why not come and join Junior Sailing Club sessions, these aim to informally develop your sailing skills using fun games, challenges and racing. For 8 - 15 year olds. Meeting point: Nene Outdoors Cost: £26

£26

Top Gun: Maverick (cert tbc)

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his ... Read More

£8

Cycle for Cransley 2022

We are so excited to be able to welcome you back to ride together. Cycle for Cransley 2022 offers something for all ages and abilities with a choice of four exhilarating and picturesque routes through the rolling Northamptonshire countryside. There are four different rides, each starting from “Kettering Rugby Club” 10-mile family fun spin! 25-mile Cransley Cruise 50-mile Fabulous “50” ... Read More

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
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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 Sound of Springsteen

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

With a passion for the work of "The Boss", the 8 piece tribute The Sound Of Springsteen brings their years of live performances and recording to rock you with Bruce Springsteen's greatest hits and deep cuts. With songs like, Born In The USA, Glory Days, Streets of Philadelphia and many more, this is a night of passion for Springsteen, and we ... Read More

£24.50

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

Tropicana Nights

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

If you are looking for a fun filled evening of pure 80’s music and dancing for the over 25’s, then look no further. Come and join us at one of our amazing parties and indulge yourselves in pure 80’s heaven. Tropicana Nights specialises in good old fashioned party nights. We provide a fantastic unique 80’s themed venue, friendly party atmosphere ... Read More

£13.50

Junior Sailing Club

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

Can you sail at a Stage 2 standard? Why not come and join Junior Sailing Club sessions, these aim to informally develop your sailing skills using fun games, challenges and racing. For 8 - 15 year olds. Meeting point: Nene Outdoors Cost: £26

£26
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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