News - Peterborough Arena

Peterborough Arena to welcome East Midlands LION Trackhire company to LAMMA

AS Peterborough Arena gears up for the 2015 specialist LAMMA Show – East Midlands company LION Trackhire is celebrating winning its largest ever track way contract to work at the venue. The East of England Showground brings LAMMA back to the city for the second time in January, where a staggering 55,000m2 of aluminium track way […]

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A magical family-friendly Christmas experience – without the queues!

A SNOWBALL arena, real Christmas tree maze, giant inflatable games and a state of the art Christmas experience and visit to Santa – the ultimate festive family experience is coming to Peterborough Arena. In a brand new experience for the young as well as the young at heart – a large barn at the venue […]

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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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A venue might tick all the boxes when it comes to accessibility and facilities, but without a decent events team the whole experience is like pushing water uphill. We value the relationships we have built up over the years at Peterborough Arena.

Richard Abbot, lead organiser - Natural Living (Mind, Body and Soul Weekend)

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