Events at Peterborough

Seasonal events at Peterborough


Wedding fairs

Meet our Gift List team and find out how you can register your gift list with us, while also learning about our other wedding services such as Personal Styling, Personalised Stationery, travel and wedding insurance.

East of England Spring Wedding Show
East of England Showground
Sunday 21 February, 10.30am - 3pm

Ayscoughfee Hall Wedding Festival Spalding, Lincolnshire. PE11 2RA
Sunday 12 June, 10.30am - 4pm

This is where we announce the events and activities that will be taking place in our shop. Please check this page regularly to see what we have planned.

Supporting our communities

Our aims

We're proud of the close links we forge between our Partners and local schools, charities and organisations. And wherever we do business, at home or abroad, we work with communities to make a difference. That's why:

  • Our Community Matters programme in our shops continues to support local charities and community groups.
  • We aim to give at least 1% of pre-tax profits to community initiatives.
  • We will continue to seek out projects that support the John Lewis Foundation at home and abroad.

If you'd like to nominate a good cause for Community Matters please complete the nomination form and take it to the Customer Services department.

The charities we're supporting from February 2016 – April 2016 are:

  • Shine
  • Shine is a Peterborough based national charity dedicated to helping over 11,000 members. Most of the members were born with a split in their spine (Spina Bifida) causing lower body paralysis and bowel and bladder difficulties. Many also have brain injury caused by an excessive build up of fluid on the brain (Hydrocepahlus). Shine provide's support from before birth and throughout the life of anyone living with Spina Bifida and/or hydrocephalus, as well as parents, carers and professional health and social care staff.

  • Samaritans
  • Samaritans provides confidential, emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. They don't judge and they won't tell you what to do. Instead, they'll listen to you and give you time to think things through. There are no paid staff at the Peterborough branch; it's supported by approximately 80 volunteers.

  • Mayor's Charities
  • Donations will be split between the following charities: Age UK Peterborough; Hope into Action; Thomas Deacon Academy Combined Cadet Force (CCF); Girl Guiding Cambridgeshire West County; Peterborough Scouts.

This is how Nov '15 - Jan '16 Community Matters' charities benefited from being part of the scheme:

  • Age UK - received £1,320
  • Hearing Dogs for Deaf People - received £1,080
  • SSAFA Peterborough - received £600

Would you like to help us
support Barnardo's?

To make a donation to Barnardo's, our 150th anniversary charity, and help support those UK children who need it most, please text JL [Enter your local shop name] to:

  • 70300 to donate £3
  • 70500 to donate £5
  • 70100 to donate £10
John Lewis foundation

With the introduction of the new carrier bag charging law, single-use carrier bags will no longer be free. Our charity, known as the
John Lewis Foundation, will be responsible for distributing the proceeds to charities throughout the UK.

Carrier bag charging

Giving old sofas a new life

We'll collect and re-use your old sofa when you purchase a
new sofa from us

Find out more