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Back to Basics Drawing Course with Catherine Matthews

Stanwick Lakes - 28 January @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

A 3 part back to basics drawing course. Designed to build confidence and skills in drawing. We will look at all of the Formal elements, and work on techniques for drawing accurate shape, tonal value, texture, and detail. £18 per session or £50 for all 3 sessions. Book with Catherine by ringing 07931 103204 or email catherinehelenmatthews@hotmail.com

Breeze Midweek Pedal – Ferry Meadows

PE2 5UU - 30 January @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

An easy 10-15 mile pedal on traffic-free paths around lakes and along canals, close to the city of Peterborough and taking in the scenery of Ferry Meadows and its environs, at the heart of Nene Park. We have a couple of routes that we cover for variety, so come and join us for a pedal and a chat! Come to the Lakeside Hire Centre in Ferry Meadows. Drive into the park and follow the signs to Lakeside. Bikes are available…

Nene Wetlands Wildlife Wander

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre - 5 February @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us at the Nene Wetlands for a walk around the reserve. £5 per adult, £3 per child, booking advised. Suitable for families, adults, experts and beginners.

Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers

Stanwick Lakes - 8 February @ 10:00 am
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One event on 9th November, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 14th December, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 11th January, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 8th February, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 14th March, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 18th April, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 9th May, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 13th July, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 12th September, 2020 at 10:00 am

The Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers is an RSPB group lead by volunteers, which provides the perfect location to observe wildlife, make friends and take part in all sorts of practical activities. From bark rubbing to hunting for mini-beasts, its perfect for children aged 5+. Meetings this year will involve time spent outdoors and there’s always the risk of brambles and nettles, so please make sure you come wearing sensible outdoor clothes – warm, waterproof and with wellies, if necessary. A drink…

Fix Events

Ferry Meadows - 9 February @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A chance to lace up those shoes, get motivated, focus on training during winter and run this event with us. There will be loads of great entry benefits including full race chip timing, a super cool medal, sweets, drinks, some surprise goodies and a load of fun, smiles, hugs and high fives along the way. So come on, let's do this! Secure your place today! Our Winter Warmer 10k or 5k Runs are proud to support the Charity Shelter and…

Peterborough Central Park Welcome Back To Cycling And Learn To Ride

Central Park - 10 February @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

We will cycle around Central Park. For those who feel ready we will take you out in a small group on local roads. We aim to cycle into town soon and show you the traffic free cycle route to Ferry Meadows. By the Spring we hope to be cycling to Ferry Meadows. If you can't ride a bike we can teach you and lend you a bike for the session.

Two young boys sat in a shelter built from sticks in a wood

Wild Home Educator Session

Nene Park - 10 February @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Here at Ferry Meadows we will be running 2 hour sessions on the second Monday of every month for home schooled children. Each session will have curriculum and nature focused activities, with each month having a different theme: February 10th – Once Upon a Time Aimed at KS1. Activities to include exploring the properties of materials by making homes for the 3 little pigs made from natural materials, considering the insulating properties of natural materials to insulate a bowl of porridge…

Breeze Midweek Pedal

- 13 February @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

An easy 10-15 mile pedal on traffic-free paths around lakes and along canals, close to the city of Peterborough and taking in the scenery of Ferry Meadows and its environs, at the heart of Nene Park. We have a couple of routes that we cover for variety, so come and join us for a pedal and a chat! Come to the Lakeside Hire Centre in Ferry Meadows. Drive into the park and follow the signs to Lakeside. Bikes are available…

Mums and Tots Ride

Lakeside Hire Centre - 13 February @ 9:45 pm - 14 February @ 12:00 pm

Join us for our Breeze Mums and Tots ride at Ferry Meadows, Peterborough. This is an easygoing ride, the majority off-road, along paths and tracks. The rides start at 10am but if you are hiring a bike can you please arrive a little earlier so we can head off as close to 10am as possible (with little ones it is always tricky to get off on time!). Come to the Lakeside Hire Centre in Ferry Meadows. Drive into the park…

Mums and Tots Ride

Lakeside Hire Centre - 14 February @ 9:45 am - 11:30 am

Join us for our Breeze Mums and Tots ride at Ferry Meadows, Peterborough. This is an easygoing ride, the majority off-road, along paths and tracks. The rides start at 10am but if you are hiring a bike can you please arrive a little earlier so we can head off as close to 10am as possible (with little ones it is always tricky to get off on time!). Come to the Lakeside Hire Centre in Ferry Meadows. Drive into the park…

Nene Wetlands Winter Wonders Trail

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre - 15 February @ 10:00 am - 23 February @ 5:00 pm

Pick up a trail sheet from the visitor centre and head off around the lake in search of winter wonders. Identify them all, bring your sheet back and collect a prize.

Nene Wetlands – Build your own bird box

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre - 17 February @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

February is a great time to put nest boxes up in your garden, ready for the spring. Why not come and make your own bird box in the visitor centre as part of National Nest Box week? We have a variety of boxes to choose from including blue tit, great tit, sparrow, robin and starling.

Wild Wednesday

Ferry Meadows - 18 February @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Children and adults are welcome to come and join in some seasonal and wild crafts.

Nene Wetlands – Family Forest School

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre - 20 February @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Enjoy a morning of forest fun with your children in our Education area. Build dens, create natural art have a go at woodland crafts or just go exploring! We provide the space, guidance and equipment, the children provide the ideas!

Bird box making

Nene Park - 21 February @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on 21st February, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Come and make a nest box for our feathered friends with the team at Ferry Meadows to take home with you and provide a home for the birds in your garden. All materials and tools provided.Parental supervision will be required. Maximum 2 children per adult. £7 per box. 8+

Nene Wetlands – Winter Twigs and Willow Weaving

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre - 21 February @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Learn how to identify winter twigs and have a go at willow weaving.

Two young boys sat in a shelter built from sticks in a wood

Wild Home Educator Session

Nene Park - 9 March @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Here at Ferry Meadows we will be running 2 hour sessions on the second Monday of every month for home schooled children. Each session will have curriculum and nature focused activities, with each month having a different theme: March 9th – Living Rivers Aimed at KS2. Activities to include a river walk and river study. Adults must accompany their children and all participating children need to have booked a space. We will be going outside as part of the session, so…

Peterborough Marathon

Ferry Meadows - 5 April @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An exciting NEW Marathon run on a 95% traffic-free beautiful course, starting and finishing within yards of the fantastic Race HQ and event venue, the Marriott Hotel. The race aims to attract runners who would like the chance to try a new race that’s both scenic and relatively flat, so providing the opportunity for a Personal Best over the distance. Not a runner? why not sign up to be a race-maker?

Wildlife Trust Paddles

Rushden Lakes - 11 April @ 6:15 am - 10:00 am
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One event on 18th April, 2020 at 6:15 am

One event on 25th April, 2020 at 6:15 am

​Canoe2 have linked up with The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire in an exciting partnership giving you the chance to experience nature on the River Nene in a very different way. The partnership provides two unique opportunities to combine a relaxing paddle along the river with unique insights into the local nature from Wildlife Trust experts. Dawn Chorus Early Morning River Paddle. Saturday 11th April 2020 Saturday 18th April 2020 Saturday 25th April 2020 Arrive at Rushden Lakes…

T Rex : The Killer Question

Peterborough Cathedral - 20 July @ 12:00 am - 31 August @ 12:00 am

Enjoy a touring exhibition from The Natural History Museum which tackles the monster mystery of how T. rex might have obtained its food. Was it a ferocious hunter or a mere scavenger? Could it have been something in between – an opportunist and an ambush predator relying on easy pickings? The exhibition encourages visitors 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…

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