Thrills and spills for all the family at Truckfest Peterborough 2017
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Truckfest Peterobourgh returns to The East of England showground this May bank holiday weekend with a huge line up of new events and acts.
This year brings more trucks, more celebrities and more entertainment, say organisers.
Ice road Truckers stars Lisa Kelly and Todd Dewey will be greeting fans all weekend and new to the event this year the outrageous Jesse McClure from Storage Hunters will be joining Todd Dewey in the main arena as hosts so be prepared for some fun and frolics.
Monster Trucks Swamp Thing and Slingshot will be in battle in the main arena with lots of stunts and car crushing which is always a popular attraction.
With live action afrom top stunt man Terry Grant and live action shows from him and Jason Smyth in the main arena all weekend there is always plenty to do and see all weekend.
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Over the weekend the famous light parade will light up in the main arena for our weekend guests along with a fabulous firework display and live entertainment in our brand-new Plaza.
New to Truckfest Peterborough 2017 is the Truckfest Plaza, which is located right in the heart of the action with a large bar area, seating, games area and a live stage with top entertainment from London’s top Elvis tribute - Gary Graceland, the Birmingham Blues Brothers and the Caverner’s top Beatles tribute act.
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There is also the trucker’s bar with karaoke, children’s funfair and much more.
Also, at the event will be the massively popular huge machines from the top movie Transformers and for Dr Who fans, Dalek’s will be appearing all weekend.
Another first to the event will be from the team that brought a smash hit sell-out, robot wars live tour. For the next step in robot fighting entertainment, see Matilda create major damage along with all the other stars from the hit TV show robot wars fighting live.
• Ticket prices are (advanced early bird ticket) £17.50 for an adult and children’s tickets (5-15) are £7.50 . Family tickets are £50.00 (2 adults & 2 children). Under 5’s go free.
• Tickets can be pre-booked online on www.truckfest.co.uk.