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Events and festivals

There are many events happening in Peterborough throughout the year, including major festivals, music, and cultural events.

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What's on guide

What's on guide

Peterborough plays host to many events throughout the year, find out more about events taking place in the area.

Perkins Great Eastern Run

Perkins Great Eastern Run

The 2014 Perkins Great Eastern Run will take place on Sunday 12 October at Peterborough's Embankment.

Diwali Festival

Diwali Festival

The city centre will be transformed on Saturday 18 October 2014 with activities and exhibitions celebrating the festival of lights.

Feel the Force Day

Feel the Force Day

A Film and TV event designed for visually impaired and disabled people being held in October 2014.

Firework Fiesta

Firework Fiesta

Firework Fiesta 2014 will take place at the Peterborough Arena (formerly East of England Showground) on Saturday 1st November 2014

Firework Extravaganza

Firework Extravaganza

Multimedia fireworks display at Peterborough Lions Rugby Club on Friday 31 October.

Cambridgeshire County Festival of Remembrance

Cambridgeshire County Festival of Remembrance

The Cambridgeshire County Festival of Remembrance will take place at Comberton Village College on Saturday 25 October.

5K Santa Fun Run

5K Santa Fun Run

The Santa Run brings hundreds of Santas together for a fun filled 5K to raise money for the Peterborough Dementia Action Alliance.

Car boot sales

Car boot sales

Regular car boot sales held in Peterborough.

Visit Peterborough

Visit Peterborough

An exciting, green, eventful, short break destination ready and waiting to be discovered.

Nene Valley Photo Competition

Nene Valley Photo Competition

Submit a photo taken in the Nene Valley to the Nene Valley Nature Improvement Area website.

Event safety

Event safety

Providing organisers with advice and guidance for planning and organising their event.