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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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Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon boat racing is an ancient tradition and will be held on Saturday 14 June 2014.

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.

Car boot sales

Car boot sales

Regular car boot sales held in Peterborough.

Last Night of the Proms

Last Night of the Proms

Mayor of Peterborough invites you to the Last Night of the Proms on Sunday 27 April 2014.

Yaxley Festival

Yaxley Festival

Weekend-long festival offers a whole host of exciting attractions. Come along between 16 and 18 May 2014.

Tour Series

Tour Series

The Pearl Izumi Tour Series will be in Peterborough on Tuesday 20 May 2014.

Beer Festival 2014

Beer Festival 2014

Peterborough Beer Festival returns for it's 37th year on the Embankment.

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.

Diwali Festival

Diwali Festival

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

Visit Peterborough

Visit Peterborough

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

City centre events in 2012

City centre events in 2012

A compilation video showcasing exciting events hosted within Peterborough's city centre throughout 2012.

Event safety

Event safety

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