The 24th Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival takes place on Saturday 22 June 2024 at Peterborough Rowing Lake, Thorpe Meadows, PE3 6LN and more than 40 teams are expected to compete over the 200m racecourse, watched by several thousand spectators. As well as the exciting races, a wide range of bankside entertainment, food stalls and fun activities guarantee a fabulous day out for all the family!

The event is all in aid of Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice who are there for people with life-limiting conditions and their families. It is the only specialist palliative care inpatient unit in Peterborough. It also provides a Hospice at Home service for people who prefer to receive palliative care at home, virtual day services supporting those with long-term conditions, and family and bereavement support. Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice relies on its incredible supporters to help raise crucial funds for its care. Your support will help the hospice to continue to deliver its expert and compassionate care – and fill someone’s last days with love. Please speak to the hospice’s fundraising team to find out how you can make your time in the dragon boat support local families.

To enter a team NOW head to or call 01536 674748.

For more information on Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice visit