St Neots Town Events

Town Events

The Town Council organise several community events for the town each year. Upcoming events are listed below as well as on facebook and twitter, where you can view event photos and engage in comment.

Our largest annual events have their own dedicated facebook pages:

www.visitstneots.co.uk – is the town’s dedicated visitor website containing information about things to see and do, places to eat, shopping, history, travel information, accommodation and more. Also available on facebook and twitter

Would you like your community event listed?

We are happy to share local events on our website and associated social media pages. Events can also be listed in our bi-monthly newsletter (space permitting) and in print format on our town centre noticeboards and display racks outside the Council Offices.

Email your event poster to events@stneots-tc.gov.uk. Please include event description, date, times, contact details and supporting images.

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Armed Forces Day Gala

Venue: Regatta Meadow, St Neots

Commences: 01 July 2017

Ends: 01 July 2017

Saturday 1 July, 12 noon until 6pm.

To commemorate the friendship and support for the members of the Armed Forces that St Neots has always had, the Town Council and representatives of the local ex-Service organisations, The Royal British Legion, the Royal Naval Association and the Royal Air Forces Association, formed a committee to celebrate Armed Forces Day.

The Armed Forces Day Gala takes place on Regatta Meadow, Riverside Park, St Neots. Entrance is free and everyone is invited to come along and be entertained by the Galaxy Big Band, numerous other acts and Arena Displays including static displays of military vehicles, classic cars and a first World War Field Hospital.

A great afternoon out is guaranteed and an opportunity for visitors to show support for our past and present members of the Armed Forces.

For the latest event news follow the Armed Forces Day Gala facebook page.

St Neots Folk Festival

This year the St Neots Folk Club will be hosting their annual Folk Festival at the Priory Centre from Friday 9th June until Sunday 11th June.

Events will run throughout the day and evening which will involve singers, dancers and musicians from the club and locality.

Festival tickets can be purchased from the following locations:

  • The Priory Centre
  • Folk Club
  • On the door
  • Application form

More information about the festival and an application form can be found here: Folk Festival Information

The St Neots Folk Club can be contacted via www.stneotsfolkclub.co.uk or call 01234 376278

Coffee Pot Memory Cafe Events

The Coffee Pot Memory Cafe have regular events and lunches held throughout St Neots. They extend a welcome to all suffering from memory loss and their carers.

Pay-as-you-dine Lunch

1st Wednesday of each month, 12.00 for 12.30pm at the Wheatsheaf, Perry, PE28 0BX

The Coffee Pot Memory Cafe

2nd Wednesday of each month, 11.00 to 12.30pm at Berkley Street Methodist Church, Eynesbury, PE19 2NB

Carers and Companions

3rd Wednesday of each month, 10.00 to 12.00pm at Roxton Garden Centre, MK44 3DY

Musical Memories

4th Wednesday (except August) 11.00 to 12.30pm at Peppercorns Music Academy, Little End Road, Eaton Socon, PE19 8JH

For more information call 01480 219925 or 472495 Coffee Pot Memory Event Poster

Tesco Community Fun Day Sunday 16 July

Venue: Regatta Meadow, St Neots

Commences: 16 July 2017

Ends: 16 July 2017

Tesco’s Community Team are bringing back the popular Family Fun Day to St Neots again this year. The event will take place on Sunday 16 July on Regatta Meadow.

Further details about the event will be announced in due course. To enquire about having a promotional stall or performing at the event contact Tesco’s Community Champion Ross Williams-Gick on tescofunday@gmail.com

Charity Dragon Boat Race – Saturday 19 August

Venue: Regatta Meadow, St Neots

Commences: 19 August 2017

Ends: 19 August 2017

Saturday 19 August 2017
Regatta Meadow, St Neots
11.00am-6.00pm

St Neots Town Council have teamed up with the Rotary Club of St Neots St Mary’s and St Neots Dragon Boat Team to bring this fun, team event to a wider audience, enabling people of all ages and fitness levels to give the sport a try whilst having an enjoyable day out with friends and family and at the same time raising funds for local charities.

Why enter the St Neots Charity Dragon Boat Race?

  • No experience is necessary, all ages and fitness levels are invited to participate
  • St Neots provides the premier race venue in the region, taking place on Regatta Meadow along the picturesque River Great Ouse.
  • We are the only charity dragon boat event offering free training sessions, led by experienced Dragon Boat Team professionals for all entered teams.
  • Our team entry fees are lower than all other regional races including Cambridge, Milton Keynes and Peterborough.
  • A fun day out is guaranteed for competitors and spectators alike with plenty of bankside entertainment on offer including live race commentary, food sellers, a licensed bar, children’s activities and more.

St Neots Charity Dragon Boat Race Entry Form 2017

Advertising Opportunities

Advertising at St Neots Charity Dragon Boat Festival, provides an exciting opportunity to showcase your business, connect with the local community and raise brand awareness. As one of the principle annual events for the town – which exists to raise funds for local charities – association with this event also links with corporate social responsibility objectives. Advertising proceeds from this event will be donated to local charities.

St Neots Charity Dragon Boat Race 2017 – Advertising Opportunities

Stallholder Opportunities 

If you would like to enquire about trading at this year’s event contact Katie Williams at the Town Council office on 01480 388 911/ katie.williams@stneots-tc.gov.uk 

Follow all the latest event news on Facebook and Twitter

 

St Neots Business Showcase

Venue: Market Square

Commences: 09 June 2017

Ends: 09 June 2017

St Neots Business Showcase
Friday 9 June 2017
Market Square St Neots
10.30am-2.30pm

St Neots Town Council are working in partnership with Huntingdonshire Chamber of Commerce to deliver the third annual Business Showcase exhibition.

Local businesses are invited to exhibit on St Neots Market Square to raise awareness of products and services and bring in new customers. This unique outdoor business exhibition is open to all local businesses and provides a B2B and B2C promotional and sales opportunity for participants.

At only £40.00 for a pitch, it’s a great opportunity to come together to show what St Neots has to offer. If you’re a business situated within St Neots or the surrounding
villages, join us to promote your products and services, distribute samples, promote special offers and raise awareness of your business offering.

To book a pitch complete the event booking form and send it to Jenni Misseldine at Huntingdonshire Chamber of Commerce: j.misseldine@cambscci.co.uk

Weekly timetable of activities at the Priory Centre & Eatons Community Centre

The Priory Centre and Eaton’s Community Centre have a multitude of activities on offer for the local community each week. An example of the weekly timetable is available to view here. Some sessions are organised by independent groups; contact details are listed on the timetable.

The Priory Centre has a cafe serving hot and cold beverages, snacks and lunch. During the summer months customers can enjoy the beautiful riverside terrace.

The Priory Centre and Eatons Community Centre are available for private hire as well. For further information contact: www.thepriorycentre.com. Telephone 01480 388 922 or email priory.centre@stneots-tc.gov.uk