Cancellation of Drive-in-Cinema and Fireworks

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister, last night, regarding the imposition of Tier 4 status on Peterborough it is with considerable regret that we have to announce that the organisers of both the drive-in-cinema and the firework display have been forced to cancel their events.

Please see below specific information for each event:

Fireworks
Regrettably, due to tier 4 restrictions, the event is cancelled.
If you bought your tickets directly from the organiser then you will be refunded but please allow 3-5 working days. The refund reference on your bank or card statement will be “ENTER EFF” (Entertainment effects).
If you have not received an email within that time period please check your junk messages and spam filter as all ticket holders will have been contacted.
Please allow 3-5 working days for the refund to appear before contacting the organiser at the following email address: [email protected]

Drive-in-Cinema
Regrettably, due to tier 4 restrictions, the event is postponed and new dates will be announced as soon as possible, please watch the organiser and venue websites and social media channels for updated information.
All tickets purchased will be carried over to the new dates, and those who have purchased tickets will be able to purchase a second ticket half price.
If you are unable to attend on the new dates and would like a refund please email: [email protected]
Please allow 5 working days for your refund to be actioned.

For any further information regarding refunds and tickets please contact the relevant organiser as the venue will not be able to provide further information.

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Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01733 363500

Postal Address:

East of England Arena and Events Centre
Peterborough
PE2 6XE

If looking for us with your SAT NAV, please use PE2 6HE as the postcode.

By Rail

Peterborough is located on the East Coast Main line running from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh. A number of fast trains run on this network, making London accessible in 45 minutes on specific trains.

The station has its own taxi rank, which means reaching the East of England Arena is approximately 15 minutes away once the train has arrived in the station.

By Car

Arriving by car, you will be guided to one of our hard standing or grassed free parking areas. There are 22,000 spaces – so plenty of room for everyone. We also have plenty of disabled parking bays.

Travelling from Peterborough City Centre – take the Nene Parkway/A1260, follow directions to Oundle Road/A605 and turn right onto this road, which will lead you directly to the venue. The brown highway signs indicating East of England Arena/Showground will help to guide you. The journey is approximately 16 minutes from the centre of Peterborough.

Travelling from the A1(M) South – continue along the A1(M), passing the Peterborough Services (Extra MSA); continue forward onto the A1 and then take the next turn left, signposted East of England Arena/Showground. At the junction with the A605, turn left and travel half a mile. At the roundabout, turn right, and you have arrived at the East of England Arena.

Travelling from the A1(M) North – ignore the very first signpost for Peterborough and continue travelling along the A1 picking up the brown highways signposts indicating East of England Arena/Showground. Follow these signs and leave the A1 at Alwalton, taking you through the village and onto the A605 Oundle Road junction. Turn left at this junction and at the very next roundabout, turn right and you’ve arrived at Peterborough Arena. If you are in a heavy vehicle, or towing a trailer, we advise you to avoid driving through Alwalton. In this case continue on the A1, leaving at Junction 17. Turn left onto Fletton Parkway A1139. After half a mile exit onto the Orton Parkway (still A1139) taking the second exit at the roundabout. Continue on Orton Parkway at the next roundabout. After half a mile turn left onto Oundle Road where you will find the entrance of the Arena on your left after 600m. 

By Public Transport

Peterborough City Centre has a number of taxi ranks, as well as a coach park and bus station located within the Queensgate Centre. The Stagecoach bus service runs a half-hourly service during the week and two-hourly Sunday service, stopping just outside the East of England Arena. The bus number to look for is X4 leaving Bay 15 at Queensgate, Peterborough.

The bus stop is located at the Marriott Hotel, Lynchwood.  A  fifteen minute walk will bring you to our main entrance gate. 

By Air

East of England Arena’s location makes it central for London Stansted, London Luton, East Midlands and Birmingham airports – all four are approximately 60-90 minutes away by car.