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Thursday October 14, 2021

Forbidden Halloween!

The East of England Arena and Events Centre has announced the arrival of Forbidden Halloween, a day and night of dance music with a seasonally spooky theme, on October 30, 2021. Forbidden Halloween will feature House, DnB and Bass music with huge Drum\'n\'Bass favourites Chase and Status headlining with a DJ set, alongside a host of other big name [...]
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Monday October 4, 2021

Crafty event promises hands-on fun for everyone

The East of England Arena is welcoming the return of the popular and award-winning event Crafting Live to the venue on October 15-16, a paradise for crafters and makers of any ability, discipline or age. This exciting event features over 40 crafty exhibitors offering a huge range of crafting supplies from wool, fabric, ribbons and beads to dies, st [...]
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Wednesday September 29, 2021

Race for Life at East of England Arena in October!

Cancer Research UK\'s \'Race for Life\', the charity\'s nationally popular fundraising activity, is coming back to the East of England Arena on Sunday, October 24, 2021. This will be the first time the event has been held at the venue since the start of the pandemic in 2019. The Race for Life is an invitation to people of all ages, backgrounds and [...]
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Thursday September 16, 2021

East of England Wedding Show coming in October

The East of England Wedding Show is coming to Peterborough this Autumn, opening at East of England Arena and Events Centre on October 17, 2021, and featuring over 80 stands from wedding suppliers and services and an incredible range of leading local designers and experts in the industry. Now in its sixteenth year, the East of England Wedding Show [...]
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Monday September 6, 2021

Antiques treasures on show at October Peterborough Festival of Antiques

The Peterborough Festival of Antiques, widely recognised as the largest event of its kind in Europe, is returning to East of England Arena on October 1, 2021, boasting an amazing range of collectables, vintage items, and antiques for sale, as well as sought-after items like comics, TV & movie memorabilia, and mid-century retro furniture. Hundr [...]
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Monday September 6, 2021

East of England Arena welcomes TCS&D Exhibition & Conference to the venue

The East of England Arena and Events Centre is looking forward to the return of the TCS&D Exhibition & Conference after a hiatus during the pandemic, and the event will be opening at the venue on 7-8 September 2021. The biennial event is dedicated to the movement of perishable products and features a huge variety of exhibitors from softwar [...]
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Wednesday August 11, 2021

The Buses Festival

Buses Festival,  organised by the Buses magazine team (the world’s biggest-selling bus magazine) opened on Sunday 8th August at the East of England Arena. The day featured a display of 80 vintage, restored and modern buses and coaches from up and down the UK. There were opportunities to take bus rides over local routes and stands selling model [...]
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Monday August 2, 2021

East of England Arena wins best venue over 8000 sqm award

On Friday night at the Exhibition News Awards, the East of England Arena and Events Centre secured the title of Best Event Venue over 8000 square metres by redefining what it means to host an exhibition. Click to see the showreel “I am hugely proud to have won this award. The shortlist of venues in this category was a list of the biggest and mos [...]
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Thursday June 17, 2021

Autofest opening at the East of England Arena

No Limits Events & Promotions has confirmed that the East of England Autofest, including Modified Nationals and the National Custom, Hot Rod and American Car Show, will be opening at the East of England Arena and events centre, 3-4 July 2021 with a full line up of live automotive action, all held within Covid-19 Step 3 regulations. “We’re [...]
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Tuesday February 16, 2021

Large scale vaccination centre launched at East of England Arena

Please see the following announcement from the NHS The NHS launches a new large scale Covid-19 vaccination centre on Tuesday 16 February 2021, as part of the biggest vaccination programme in NHS history. The centre will be located at the East of England Arena and Events Centre, Peterborough. The centre provides an additional option to the Cambri [...]
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Monday February 8, 2021

East of England Arena to be a vaccination centre

The East of England Arena to be used as a vaccination centre. Dr David Vickers, Medical Director, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust which is coordinating delivery of the large vaccination centres across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough said: “We are delighted to be launching an additional large vaccination centre in Cambridge; joining t [...]
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Sunday December 20, 2020

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: Fire [...]
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What our clients say

  • The construction industry’s biennial PLANTWORX event which involves machinery of all shapes and sizes as well as associated services and equipment moved to the East of England Arena & Events Centre in 2019 – the facilities that the venue offered were ideal for the our requirements and the staff provided unstinting support throughout. After the covid pandemic we are delighted to be heading back to the venue next June for PLANTWORX 2023.
    Simon Frere-Cook MBE, PLANTWORX (CEE Ltd)
  • The East of England Arena are a professional and well-run venue providing an incredibly versatile space for all types of events. Plenty of parking with helpful staff on hand to make your event run as smoothy as possible. Highly recommend.
    The ICC Family, ICC Cheerleading
  • Having been fortunate to work at the venue a number of times, I can say first hand that it’s such an incredible and versatile space – a real unique asset to the local area. The inhouse events team are hugely experienced and knowledgeable and make the planning process very straightforward and simple.
    Nicola Green, Event Emporium


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