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Here at THE FLEET (ICA) in Peterborough,our experienced staff will be waiting to welcome you. It's a fun place to hold any function, with excellent facilities for everyone's needs. So, whatever your celebrations; a party, a conference, or any other social event, ICA THE FLEET is definitely the place for YOU!

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pina ICAP is a year long project including Artist lead workshops for children & adults from Italian Community. The project is lead by local artist and sculptor Pina Santoro-Ellwood.
Collaboration and collective research from the ICAP events will inspire a Sculpture for the Italian Community to be created and toured on exhibition in three Peterborough spaces: The Town Hall, A Vivacity Arts & Culture Venue TBC and the ICA. Click on the link to the left.



Grapevine Project

Grapevine Project is an interactive Installation that celebrates Art & Food culture together.

In true grapevine style the GRAPEVINE PROJECT installation that began just over four weeks ago has spread from Peterborough to Europe. It contains some of the most interesting stories and memories I’ve ever heard especially from the ICA community. Engagement with ICA members, workshops and contacts including social networks began the project. It grew very quickly and was exhibited at this years Arts Festival & the Italian Festival Peterborough.

My work is very much inspired by my Italian culture and so interestingly the contributions, even from my own family have been a reminder that there’s still a lot I can learn from them.

Other fantastic contributions include personal stories from Ken Howard RA and his wife Dora, ICAP volunteers, ICAP children students, visitors to Vivacitys Art Festival and The Italian Festival Peterborough, Peterborough Presents Community Bridge Builders, City Council community connectors, members of the ICA Peterborough as well as other local Peterborians and far away places Turkey,Italy, Sicily and Cyprus. With over 100 contributions so far the vine is still growing and an ongoing project. I welcome contributions for a while yet and every vine leaf is a source of inspiration for my future artwork.










The Fleet serves a number of purposes; as a function venue for Weddings and Parties, and a very popular facility for Conferences and Meetings. It is used by people of all ages for various social activities, serving also as an ideal environment for those who wish to socialise with friends or family over a quiet drink.


The premises are fully licensed. There are two fully stocked bars which are managed by skilled and friendly staff. These bars are situated in the private members lounge, and the main function room. They are available for use by all The Fleet customers.


We have excellent modern kitchen facilities. Catering staff and services can also be provided, if requested, for large or small social functions. They will work closely with you to create menus to suit your budget and personal needs. Alternatively, we can suggest outside catering services who come with the highest recommendations.


Our premises are also ideally suited for holding club events, rangeing from, Race nights, aerobics, martial arts classes, Photographic exhibitions or Women's Institute meetings. Antiques and Collectors Fairs are hugely popular at The Fleet.

There are also a number of smaller rooms which are available for a variety of business meetings, research/discussions groups or simply used as a welcomed alternative from the daily general office environment.

Also in the center we have disabled access: toilets, ramps, and other necessary facilities. There is a spacious car park which adequately provides for general and disabled parking.

Whatever your official celebrations or club events, we at The Fleet are here to help you make it a resounding success. Our experienced staff and Isabella Caruso, The Fleet Manageress, will ensure a smooth and satisfactory conclusion to all your needs.


Celebrate with us at The Fleet! We can tailor a package to suit your needs, or simply provide the space for your social requirements. So, for first class service, and celebrations, come to us at The Fleet ICA in Peterborough.


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The Fleet Complex
Address: Fleet Way, High Street, Fletton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 8DL
Telephone: 01733 560 218 / 0771 371 0922
Email: isabella@italian-community.co.uk
Company Registration Number: 1979293 (England & Wales).      Company Charity Number: 290845