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Thomas Re-opens the NVR

- 8 August @ 10:00 am - 9 August @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until 9th August, 2020

Join Thomas as we re open the NVR to steam trains since the Covid Lockdown. Thomas will be pulling his own train from Wansford to Yarwell only. Thomas re-opens with some special trains on Saturday 1st, Sunday 2nd and Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th August. Tickets on sale now Click here for essential information about your visit  Click here for the timetable 

Thomas Re-opens the NVR

- 9 August @ 10:00 am - 10 August @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until 9th August, 2020

Join Thomas as we re open the NVR to steam trains since the Covid Lockdown. Thomas will be pulling his own train from Wansford to Yarwell only. Thomas re-opens with some special trains on Saturday 1st, Sunday 2nd and Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th August. Tickets on sale now Click here for essential information about your visit  Click here for the timetable 

Nene Park Explorer Challenge

Nene Park - 10 August @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until 29th August, 2020

The new Park Explorer Challenge is aimed at younger children (5-12 year olds) and their families The challenges will take you out to different areas across Nene Park and will involve activities such as puzzles, quizzes and spotter games in each of the different areas. This is a free activity.  Click on the "Buy Now" button below for more details.

Das Auto Show

- 16 August

Car Show With Run What Ya Brung on Saturday 15th August 2020. The German car show comes to Santa Pod for Audi, BMW, Mercedes, VW, Porsche and more. With German only RWYB competition – which marque will come out on top? Plus, Show & Shine, club displays, DWYB 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 looking for an efficient hatchback, high performance monster…

Nene Park Explorer Challenge

Nene Park - 17 August @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until 29th August, 2020

The new Park Explorer Challenge is aimed at younger children (5-12 year olds) and their families The challenges will take you out to different areas across Nene Park and will involve activities such as puzzles, quizzes and spotter games in each of the different areas. This is a free activity.  Click on the "Buy Now" button below for more details.

UK Monster Truck Nationals

- 23 August

The Top UK Monster Truck Showdown! Monster Truck Freestyle action including caravan crushing & awesome BUS JUMPS!!! Plus, Pit Party, Monster Truck Rides and lots more family fun.

Nene Park Explorer Challenge

Nene Park - 24 August @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until 29th August, 2020

The new Park Explorer Challenge is aimed at younger children (5-12 year olds) and their families The challenges will take you out to different areas across Nene Park and will involve activities such as puzzles, quizzes and spotter games in each of the different areas. This is a free activity.  Click on the "Buy Now" button below for more details.

The Princess Bride PG

Sywell Aerodrome - 25 August @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

It's a unique summer for everybody..... for the first time, LUNA FLIX is presenting movies on a giant L.E.D screen during our week-long residency at Sywell, allowing shows ALL day!

Cool Runnings

Sywell Aerodrome - 26 August @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Ferris Beuller’s Day Off (15)

Sywell Aerodrome - 26 August @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It's a unique summer for everybody..... for the first time, LUNA FLIX is presenting movies on a giant L.E.D screen during our week-long residency at Sywell, allowing shows ALL day!

Junior Drag Racing Fun Day

- 27 August @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Santa Pod Raceway’s annual Junior Drag Racing Fun Day where admission to the Fun Day is totally free of charge – making it the ideal family day out during the summer holidays. There will Junior Dragsters and demonstration vehicles on the Track, car crushing monster trucks and stunts in the Live Action Arena, monster truck rides and other family activities on the programme include dodgems, trampolines, face-painting, bouncy castle, craft corner and movies playing on the big screen in Fuelers Bar.…

Matilda (PG)

Sywell Aerodrome - 27 August @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.

August Bank Holiday Branch Line Weekend

- 29 August - 31 August

Take a Steam hauled trip along the NVR over the Bank Holiday Weekend. Change trains at Yarwell, Wansford, Overton, Orton Mere and Peterborough for a trip in our Swedish Railcar. Please note that wheelchair access to the Railcar is restricted.

August Bank Holiday Branch Line Weekend

Nene Valley Railway - 29 August @ 10:00 am - 31 August @ 5:00 pm

Join us for our Bank Holiday Branch Line weekend 29th, 30th & 31st August. Take a Steam hauled trip along the NVR over the Bank Holiday Weekend. See Thomas on display at Wansford. Blue Circle in steam at Wasnford. Riverside picnic area. Refreshment Kiosk in our platform Marquee at Wansford - Card payments only. Wansford Shop open (one way system) - Card payments only. One way system at Wansford. Please note there are no on train toilets, in the case…

VW Action

- 4 September - 6 September

VW Action is the longest running weekend VW Show in the world - now in its 44th year! This year's event will continue the great tradition of VW Action delivering the absolute best event for the true VW enthusiast. VW Action is a show to which people are happy to bring their young family members, and yet which provides full on entertainment for all of its visitors, whatever their age or interests. For 2020, we are taking visitors 'Back To…

FIA European Finals

- 10 September - 13 September

FIA European Drag Racing Championships Inc FIM Europe Drag Bikes. 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.

NSRA Hot Rod Drags

- 18 September - 20 September

Now celebrating the 32nd 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, live music and much more. See you at the track.

Exhibition: Monster Soup – the microscopic world of rivers

Humfrey Rooms - 18 September @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 20th September, 2020

The Northamptonshire Natural History Society are proud to present ‘Monster Soup - the Exhibition', an exciting set of displays that will explore the microscopic world of our rivers and lakes. Thanks to a Nenescape community grant, there will be a celebratory exhibition and displays over 18 - 20 September as part of the Nene Valley Festival and Heritage Open Days weekend.  

Exhibition: Monster Soup – the microscopic world of rivers

Humfrey Rooms - 19 September @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 20th September, 2020

The Northamptonshire Natural History Society are proud to present ‘Monster Soup - the Exhibition', an exciting set of displays that will explore the microscopic world of our rivers and lakes. Thanks to a Nenescape community grant, there will be a celebratory exhibition and displays over 18 - 20 September as part of the Nene Valley Festival and Heritage Open Days weekend.  

Model Weekend

Rushden Station - 19 September @ 10:00 am - 20 September @ 4:00 pm

Come along and see model trains, cars and boats, live O'Gauge, trade stands, refreshments and more!

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