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Peterborough Arena is revving up for a retro motoring showstopper

VINTAGE vehicles and classic cars will be giving a retro feel to the vast outdoor space at Peterborough Arena this summer – making another event first for the venue. The Vintage Sports-Car Club has chosen the East of England location to stage a week of celebrations to mark its 80th milestone. Several days of amazing […]

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Businesses given the chance to share in Peterborough Arena’s growing success

LEADING entertainment and conference venue Peterborough Arena is offering businesses exciting bespoke opportunities to share in its growing success. With more than half a million visitors each year, and following its 2012 rebranding, the East of England venue has risen through the ranks of top UK entertainment and event hotspots. An all-purpose facilities venue with […]

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Peterborough Arena welcomes an heroic outlaw and a TV gardening guru

THE likes of Robin Hood and his Merry Men, jousting knights on horseback and TV gardening Goddess Charlie Dimmock were all at Peterborough Arena to mark a venue first. Event organisers Aztec selected the East of England’s versatile venue to host the first Cambridgeshire Robin Hood Game & Country Show which was a celebration of […]

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Peterborough Arena showcases city venue at UK’s leading event exhibition

The team from Peterborough Arena has been helping to raise the profile of the city as an entertainment centre – showcasing the venue at one of country’s biggest events and exhibition conferences. Flying the flag for Peterborough and the Eastern region, Peterborough Arena used the two-day International Confex event to provide a national platform for […]

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Peterborough Arena flies the flag for the city at UK’s leading event exhibition

The team from Peterborough Arena will be flying the flag for the city – showcasing the venue at one of country’s biggest events and exhibition conferences this month. With a potential audience on 900 leading industry suppliers and keynote speakers, including business ambassador Karren Brady CBE, the International Confex event will provide a national platform […]

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Fish and chip industry event puts Peterborough in the fast food spotlight

FISH and chip lovers from around the country – and as far away as the Nordics – made Peterborough the ‘plaice’ to be for the ultimate fast food industry event. Peterborough Arena was once again chosen to host the FRY I.T exhibition – the ‘Codfather’ of fish and chip trade shows – run by local […]

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BBC Countryfile’s Adam Henson is keynote speaker at Peterborough beet event

CELEBRITY farmer Adam Henson was welcomed to Peterborough Arena as he delivered a speech to over 700 UK beet growers. The BBC Countryfile presenter was special guest of the (British Beet Research Organisation) BBRO Winter Conference, which attracted growers representing the majority of the sugar beet industry to the East of England Showground venue. Growers […]

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Singing Bishop gets crowds rockin’ in the Peterborough exhibition aisles!

IT’S not every exhibition that can boasts a glittery dog collar-wearing singing Bishop belting out Tom Jones classic Delilah and The Troggs’ Wild Thing at its grand opening! But crowds at Peterborough Arena’s two-day Christian Resources Exhibition (CRE) were treated to just that – as Right Revd Jonathan Meyrick, Bishop of Lynn (known as the […]

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Peterborough the ‘plaice’ to be for leading fast food industry event

FISH and chip lovers from around the country – and as far away as the Nordics – will be making Peterborough the ‘plaice’ to be for this month’s ultimate fast food industry event. Peterborough Arena has again been chosen by local family business Friar’s Pride to host FRY I.T – the ‘Codfather’ of fish and […]

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Record-breaking attendance at LAMMA show’s first visit to Peterborough

ORGANISERS of the agricultural industry’s leading farm machinery, equipment and services event have report a record-breaking attendance at the show’s new Peterborough home. Over 900 exhibitors from around the UK, Europe and as far away as India attended LAMMA at Peterborough Arena and the East of England Showground (Jan 22/23) – using the venue’s 250 […]

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We have used Peterborough Arena for our national conference for a number of seasons and the venue provides a fantastic facility for the conference. This years’ appearance from Adam Henson was a great success and provided farmers with an insight into how they can get more involved in promoting the positive aspects of what they do on their farm – especially the home-grown sugar industry!

Paul Bee, BBRO Communications Manager

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