Oundle will be hosting four days of activities in the build-up to the opening stage of the Friends Life Women’s Tour this May.

With something for everyone, young and old, cycling enthusiasts and non-enthusiasts alike, Oundle will be celebrating hosting Stage One of Britain's biggest ever women's race.

Starting on Sunday 4th May, a Wellness Day will include stalls offering education, opportunities and information on local services.

A day later on the Bank Holiday Monday will be a Activity Day taking place at sports clubs, the recreation ground and throughout the town.

The day before the professional race, Tuesday 6th May, there will be a variety of activities building up to Oundle's Tour Party, with sprint races and live music, plus food stalls and entertainment in the town centre.

Amongst the activities will be a talk from renown cycling journalist William Fotheringham, who will be talking about his career and his most recent book Racing Hard, which was shortlisted in last year's SweetSpot Cycling Book of the Year Award.

For tickets, and to find out more about the talk, please click here.

For all of the information on what's going on in Oundle before the Friends Life Women's Tour Stage One, click here.  With four days of packed activities in the beautiful setting of Oundle, it is a great opportunity for fans to extend their Bank Holiday weekend and soak up the atmosphere ahead of the Grand Depart.