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Off to Never Never Land!

2018-12-12T12:19:39+00:00December 11th, 2018|Christmas, Events, Fun-for-all, General, Great For Kids|

Off to NeverLand we go...well actually it's the Key Theatre on the embankment, but it doesn't matter as it's Christmas which means it's time for the annual pantomime. Love them or hate them... the jokes are cringy, the costumes colourful, there's satin and glitter and padding everywhere and basically the show is a blast and you can't not join in. The deputy Mayor John Fox was there tonight along with some other VIPs to see the show. This year it's Peter Pan where you're kids are going to fall in love with Nana the Darlings' dog, the adults will

It’s a load of ‘baubles’!!!!

2018-12-11T22:44:12+00:00December 5th, 2018|Christmas, Fun-for-all, General, Great For Kids, News, Uniqueness|

Charity Target Number of Baubles Our Reach So Far We Love Peterborough gets involved in raising money for local charities! We saw the enticing notice from Nene Park's Ferry Meadows with regards to Christmas Tree Festival and how could I not sponsor one on their behalf for such a great area of Peterborough which is utilised by so many... there's less action going on during the winter months but the idea of our very own Christmas Tree was too much to resist. The sponsorship money helps raise crucial funds for Nene Park Trust, directly supporting the upkeep of

Cathedral Christmas Market

2018-12-01T08:44:17+00:00November 30th, 2018|Christmas, Great Food, Shopping|

Following the success of last year’s event, the Cathedral is once again hosting a Christmas market in the Nave, featuring all manner of present ideas. There are also refreshments stall in the South Transept, you can get a mulled wine or soft drink for your entry. It looks wonderful at this evening’s preview with the Christmas lights overhead. There’s a host of stalls from jewellery to ceramics and cakes to cards, artwork, fudge, liqueurs and beers to bird houses and flower boxes! Ideal for finding unique gifts for even the most difficult-to-buy-for people on your list. It's open tonight

Sparks a hit at PE1 Retail Park

2018-11-26T10:18:04+00:00November 24th, 2018|Christmas, Events, Fun-for-all, Great For Kids|

Are you and the kids coming to join in the fun at Peterborough One Retail Park? There are WORKSHOPS going on every hour today, Saturday 24th November, with a price of just £2 you and your children can come along and create a crown and a tambourine, there’s lots of glitter, sparkle, reindeer, gold, silver, snowballs and much more all over the place and mum and dad have been getting involved too. Once created you'll ready so that the little ones can join in with the parade later for the lights switch on. There's plenty to keep the kids

Queensgate Festival Fiesta

2018-11-17T15:21:55+00:00November 17th, 2018|Christmas, Events, Fun-for-all, General, Great For Kids, Must Do-Visit-See, Uniqueness|

It's all go this weekend as the final Christmas Lights Switch on commences this morning at Peterborough Queensgate. It's set to be an extravaganzer of shows for you the public. I've already taken a sneak inside the grotto to see what's in store and it's a delight of toys for the boys and girls who visit.. Santa's not there yet, but will be later today. So it all starts off with a parade of toys.. nutcracker soldiers, fairies, elves, angels and bell boys. It's a grand parade for everyone down the escalator to Santa's Grotto. The mischief begins as

Peterborough Lights Switch On 2018

2018-11-17T15:19:54+00:00November 16th, 2018|Christmas, Events, Fun-for-all, General, Great For Kids, Must Do-Visit-See|

Walking in to town at 4 o'clock ready for the start of Peterborough Christmas Lights switch on, really did feel a bit early and a bit different this year as it's a Friday... anyway. Town's already full of seller's with their LED light display toys of Catherine wheels, sabres and this year some LED unicorn & circular balloons, (I'm sure my name is on one of these later on LOL). Well there's plenty to walk round although it be set over in different areas.. this year's there's a large fairground ride in front of St John's church with lots

Diwali Festival 2018

2018-10-27T20:32:58+00:00October 27th, 2018|Events, Uniqueness|

Diwali festival today in Cathedral Square starts at 11am with the procession and the inauguration for 2018 celebrations. Peterborough has celebrated Diwali in Cathedral Square over many years now and the event is an amazing burst of colourful dance performances, music and traditional food for everyone to enjoy. In addition to Diwali, to mark 'Peterborough Celebrates', the Diwali Festival committee will be looking to switch on 900 individual bulbs to create a sea of light in Cathedral Square! Inaugural lamp lit by the Mayor of Peterborough Cllr Chris Ash, Deputy Mayor Cllr John Fox, Shailesh Vara MP for North

Peterborough does Poppies Proud!

2018-10-27T19:45:42+00:00October 26th, 2018|News, Uniqueness|

Today I purposefully went in to the centre of town for 10.40 in order to see the 2018 Poppy Appeal Launch. Royal British Legion veterans and flag bearers were leading the parade from outside the Town Hall facing the cenotaph with Peterborough Mayor and Mayoress and other dignitaries from across the country following behind. The Parade continued up Bridge Street to Long Causeway and into the entrance of Queensgate. The flag bearers then went up the escalators to hold their flags over the balconies from the upper level while the others seated themselves in front of the stage in

House of Feasts

2018-10-22T17:33:09+00:00October 21st, 2018|New Restaurants|

Food for thought and clean plates all round! Let’s introduce you to House of Feasts, Eye Green, Peterborough. Speaking with Damian Wawrzyniak & Claudia... they have been running this restaurant for the last 18 months together and what a lovely place it is... if you haven’t been in yet to try it, then I suggest that you do! Damian is featured in the Michelin Guide... He believes that eating is based on a simple love for food and a matching of drinks... finished with friendly chat. He has completed a baking show with Mary Berry and is part of the

When Polly Met Fergie…

2018-10-06T20:25:50+00:00October 5th, 2018|General, Great Food, New Restaurants|

When We Love Peterborough met up with When Polly met Fergie...  Hello meat eaters! You aren’t going to believe this but you have, HAVE, to eat here! We walked into town to visit this new and popular restaurant for the first time on Friday evening at 7.30pm. The location in The Arcade is ideal for this small, niche restaurant. The decor is dark but vibrant and the atmosphere downstairs is ideal as you get the jazz flowing down from upstairs.... Tonight we were #VeganVirgins but jumped straight in to try all 3 courses... so here we go: Drinks on

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