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Whittlesey Festival

The next Whittlesey Festival is due to be held on Sunday 10 September 2023, between 10am and 4pm.


If you'd like to book a stall, please follow the guidance on our events page.

If you've already booked, you will receive full instructions 10 days in advance. It will also explain which road you should arrive on. If you don't hear from us by this time please email

Plan your journey

If you're travelling by car, parking is available on Parkinson Lane, Queen Street and Eastgate. There will be no access to the town centre as roads will be closed. Diversion routes will be in place.

The event is within walking distance to Whittlesea train station. This has connections to Peterborough and Cambridge.

Whittlesey bus station is also within walking distance. Bus timetables are available on the Cambridgeshire County Council website. 

Many people choose to walk or cycle to the event. Please note that once you arrive, cycling is not allowed in the event area. 

Road closures

For public safety, some roads will be closed to vehicles between 5am and 7pm.

No parking is permitted during this time on:

  • Broad Street
  • Market Place
  • Market Street
  • Queen Street
  • Eastgate
  • The Causeway
  • Station Road (between Scaldgate - Market Street Junction)
  • The car park to the rear of the George

Vehicles found to be parked will be removed.

Who makes it happen

We organise and deliver this event together with the Whittlesey Festival Committee.

The Whittlesey Festival Committee are a dedicated group of volunteers. They meet regularly to plan, organise and deliver a programme of events and activities. They also raise funds to provide free or heavily subsidised children's rides and publicise the event. 

We thank the organisations that support the Festival. This includes Whittlesey Town Council, Whittlesey Christian Church, local businesses and residents. 

If you enjoy the event and would like to contribute in some way, e.g by volunteering or sponsorship, please contact the Festival Chairman, Brian Smithyman on 07976 957793 or 01733 752093.

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