eNewsletter August 2015

Peterborough Environment Capital

Travelchoice summer fiesta is here with lots of free events!

The yearly events of Travelchoice are back! With sustainable transport themed events, this year you will be able to have fun and be more informed about the different modes you have available to travel in the city. The schedule for this years events is the following:

22 August: Summer Fiesta Launch & Cycle Cinema - 'Shark Tale' (10:00 at East community Centre)

Travelchoice's Summer Fiesta kicks off on 22 August with a cycle cynema at the East Community Centre.

23 August: Drive-In Car Share Cinema - 'The Hangover' (20:30 at Peterborough Garden Park)

What a great reason to try out car sharing! Watch Hangover with your family and friends while you enjoy the benefits of car sharing.

25 August: August Business Breakfast - FREE breakfast and personalised travel plan (8:00-11:00 at Town Hall)

Commuting through the city centre? Pop into the Town Hall reception room and grab your FREE breakfast between 8am and 11am. You will also have the opportunity to discover more about local travel options, as well as receiving your own FREE personalised travel plan giving you details on calorie burning and CO2 savings for each transport option to work. Find out how much you could save by making the switch to sustainable travel.

27 August: Electric Car day (10:00 - 16:00 at Cathedral Square)

Electric vehicles are highly efficient, emit no pollutants, need less maintenance, are always exempt from road tax and at 3p a mile compared to 16p per mile these cars are clear winners.

Come along and find out more from electric car experts who will answer any questions and show you why electric vehicles are becoming more and more popular.

29 August: Travelchoice City Centre Bonanza (10:00 - 17:00 at Cathedral Square)

A fun filled day full of FREE activities for all ages including a pedal powered music stage, children's playbus, BMX stunt performances by freestyle champion, Keelan Phillips, live music, make your own pedal powered smoothie, explore a range of fun-filled stalls, and get involved in competitions, see cycle springs, free travel information, road safety information to drivers, cyclists and pedestrians, Zumba, bike marking and many more activities.

2 September: Fun day and Cycle Cinema - 'The Penguins of Madagascar' (10:00 - 16:00, film starts 13:00 at Serpentine Green Shopping Centre)

A chance for families to watch animated comedy ‘The Penguins of Madagascar’ at Serpentine Green food court at 1pm. Don’t miss this FREE movie powered by pedal!

In addition to finding out about travel options in our city, there will be FREE fruit smoothies as well as a chance to win prizes ranging from cycle vouchers to cinema tickets.

3 September: Cycle Cinema - 'The Lion King' (19:30 at Central Park)

With FREE animal face painting and FREE popcorn, what better way to watch the cycle powered showing of coming-of-age animated masterpiece ‘The Lion King’, starting at 8.30pm. Bring your picnic blankets and listen to live music from Tallawah before the film starts.

5 September: Travelchoice Summer Fiesta Finale (10:00 - 17:00 at Ferry Meadows country park)

For the Travelchoice finale it's celebrating all things cycling! Explore the world of cycling with a range of bikes on display and cycle try-out show. Take part in the ‘Watt challenge’ in which children can learn about energy usage by cycling on a bike which drives a motor to produce electricity. Bring your bikes down for servicing and minor repairs free of charge with Dr Bike, as well as security bike marking. Children can enjoy the bouncy castle and outdoor games all day for FREE.


For any of those who want to relieve any of the events during the last years Travelchoice month, check out the following short video showing some of the most memorable parts of that below:

To find more about these events, any future events and sustainable travel choices available to you, please visit www.travelchoice.org.uk


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