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Autumn Show celebrates record attendance as families flock to annual show

FROM giant vegetables to Strongman challenges, there were certainly big things happening at Peterborough’s Autumn Show – including the event’s best attendance to date. Close to 10,000 visitors enjoyed the mild seasonal weather to make the most of the many indoor and outdoor attractions at the popular one-day annual event – which this year saw […]

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Fun, fur, feathers and Fireman Sam – it’s all at Peterborough’s Autumn Show

VISITORS from all over the region are expected to attend this year’s Peterborough Autumn Show – which promises to be even bigger and better! A fantastic day out for the whole family, the popular one-day show (Sunday October 12) offers something for everyone – from fowl fans to lovers of livestock to budding bakers and […]

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Key appointments for sales team at Peterborough Arena

Peterborough Arena is delighted to announce the appointment of Ricky Dent and Hayley Kemp to our busy and growing sales team. Former footballer and choreographer Ricky (31) from Stamford has joined the team as account manager, and Sheffield University events management graduate Hayley (23) has taken on a junior account manager role at the venue. People […]

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Canine capers help to raise £1,000 for Guide Dogs charity

A HUGE thanks to visitors and supporters of Just Dogs Live, who have helped to raise an impressive £1,000 for the Guide Dogs charity. Around 500 pet dogs visited the show in July, with their owners paying a £2 entry fee for each pooch, which was donated to the good cause. A cheque was presented […]

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Peterborough Arena appoints Ex-EMAP chief Sir Robin Miller as chairman

Peterborough Arena has appointed Sir Robin Miller – formerly chief executive of EMAP – as its chairman. Robin began his career as a junior newspaper reporter and eventually became chief executive chairman of the Peterborough-based publisher EMAP – then one of the UK’s leading media companies He is very familiar with the events sector, having […]

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Canine capers draw the crowds at Just Dogs Live

OVER 8,700 dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes helped to make Peterborough Arena and the East of England Showground’s revamped Just Dogs Live event a huge success. The multi-purpose indoor and outdoor venue was transformed into a dog lover’s paradise for the new look show – which incorporated the prestigious East of England Championship […]

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Peterborough Arena opens the door to new venture initiatives

Peterborough Arena is opening the door to entrepreneurial organisers looking for a venue prepared to assist with new or emerging events. The leading East of England venue – with extensive indoor and outdoor space to host public or consumer events, trade shows or festivals – is inviting organisers to come and talk to them about […]

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Businesses team up to strengthen Peterborough’s position on the regional map

PETERBOROUGH Arena’s new sponsorship opportunities have already attracted the support of a number of retail and leisure businesses from around the city. The venue welcomes more than half a million visitors each year and is now delighted to be able to offer exciting bespoke partnerships to companies to share in its growing success. The first […]

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Pet charities to raise funds at East of England’s biggest dog show

VISITORS to next month’s Just Dogs Live event can have fun and fundraise at the same time, with a number of pet charities attending the region’s answer to a summer Crufts. The fabulous Just Dogs Live event runs at the Peterborough Arena and the East of England Showground on July 4/5/6 – when organisers expect […]

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Can you dig it? Technology exhibition moves to Peterborough Arena

MORE than 2,000 visitors are expected to attend a new event coming to Peterborough Arena this autumn. No-Dig Live is a trenchless technology exhibition that combines outdoor demonstrations and seminars – and is must event for engineers, contractors and consultants. Making use of the venue’s indoor and outdoor facilities, organisers bring the event’s large exhibition […]

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