Peterborough Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Peterborough? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Peterborough with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Peterborough and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Peterborough, featuring the best of things to do in Peterborough – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Peterborough fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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Three Peaks Challenge

8 October @ 9:00 am - 10 October @ 5:30 pm

£25 – £39

The Three Peaks Challenge Diesel Gala 9th & 10th October

Friday 8th Oct – D4 Great Gable Driver Experience interlinked with Rover Ticket Travel

Friday 8th Timetable    Sat 9th & Sun 10th Oct Timetable

The Nene Valley Railway is pleased to welcome three Peak diesel electric locomotives to this event.

D4 ‘Great Gable’. One of ten original locomotives introduced in 1959 later designated class 44. This original batch were built with 2300 hp Sulzer engines and were all named after mountains, hence the name class name ‘peak’. D4 was renumbered 44004 and was withdrawn from BR service in 1980.

45041 Royal Tank Regiment. This is a class 45 locomotive which were development of the of the earlier class 44 and were introduced from 1960. With more powerful 2500 up engines 127 locomotives were produced. 45041 was originally numbered D53 and remained in service until 1988. The nickname ‘peak’ was also applied to these locos and the subsequent class 46s although non were named after mountains.

D182. A class 46 locomotive introduced in 1961, the final peak variant. 56 locomotives were produced and had the same engine as the class 45 but with different electrical equipment. This locomotive was renumbered 46045 by British Rail and remained in service until the end of 1984.

Join the NVR and take the Three Peak Challenge

Tickets now available

Three Peak to travel behind in one or more days
Star Attraction D4 Great Gable
45041 Royal Tank Regiment


8 October @ 9:00 am
10 October @ 5:30 pm
£25 – £39
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Nene Valley Railway
Wansford Station
Peterborough, PE8 6LR Peterborough
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