So after spotting a post on Facebook this morning I sauntered down to Queensgate (at the entrance to McDonalds) to take a look at the #FAFPTB Free Art Friday Peterborough Galler Pop-Up. I was greeted by the lovely Kaine, who paused for a few moments from writing numbers on stickers, who told me all about what was going on.... Free Art Friday is a concept where #Artists get together and give some of their artwork away for free. Yes I said FREE. It basically helps to get unknown artists - known. In this small gallery you will find numerous
The Lightbox Cafe launch tonight and will be offering a range of sandwiches & baps, tea cakes, homemade cakes, scones, afternoon teas and hot food like jacket potatoes, soup, during the day and turning into a bar in the evening on Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Speaking to Eve, the owner, she wanted to create something a little unique and after being away from the Peterborough area, coming back and realising how much it was changing, decided to open right in the middle of it; aimed for an older market wanting a quieter atmosphere. With an experienced pastry chef in
So I decided to take a walk into town and have a look at the new Yankee Candle Peterborough today which opened on Tuesday. They've got a big store showing their whole range. And if you're in the mood for looking for Christmas They've got all of their Christmas stock on show already in packs, baskets and boxes. It's all new to me, but you'll find candles, home fragrance plug sockets, car air fresheners, the gold collection and even something for Halloween. Fragrances include food and spice, fruits, fresh, floral as well as festive smells. You can buy the large jars available
Our wonderful Lido treats kids and families to so much fun during the summer... but then it closes and sits alone for about 8 months...?. BUT WHAT ABOUT THIS LITTLE IDEA Vivacity Peterborough Culture and Leisure & Peterborough City Council......PLEASE TURN THE LIDO INTO A WINTER WONDERLAND...! Just imagine... - swimming pool turns into ICE SKATING RINK - small pool turns into a sunken SANTA GROTTO - lawn turns into HOT FOOD stalls with XMAS TREE - balconies with MARKET STALLS & lights OMG #Christmasheaven... you could also invite the COCA-COLA truck to park nearby !
Calling all 'coffee lovers', 'sweet toothers' and wait for it..... diabetics! Why? Well, there's a lovely little gem just opened in Yaxley called Caffe Nostra and it's a new independent small business serving up huge pieces of cake and some are SUGAR-FREE. Lorraine opened just last week in Yaxley centre, helped out by her father Ron. Offering Kimbo coffee you've a choice of Italian hot drinks and teas. Now here's the thing about the cakes ... Lorraine is diabetic herself so understands the torment of not being able to eat sweet things so, she offers cakes with no sugar or
Women Leaders Peterborough is a prestigious awards event that recognises the talents and achievements of women living or working in the Peterborough postcode area.We Love Peterborough's Susan Broccoli is proud and surprised to have been nominated for the 'Community Impact – Voluntary Award'."I created the 'We Love Peterborough' business purely out of the passion for living in and being born in Peterborough. My aim is to get people to appreciate where they live with beautiful photographs of places they often overlook, visit attractions they haven't thought about visiting before, doing something new and to keep them up-to-date with events and