Events

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

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

Museum of the Moon launch

2018-10-27T20:04:37+00:00October 5th, 2018|Events, Fun-for-all, General, Great For Kids, Must Do-Visit-See, Uniqueness|

What can I say except... WOW... Vivacity Peterborough have done it again!!! We are SO lucky to have a non-profit organisation like this giving our city plenty to do and see! For this particular exhibition Vivacity Arts is a member of the Without Walls ATN, a group of festivals working together to extend the reach and benefits of the existing Without Walls programme in areas where there is low engagement with the arts. For more information on the work of the Without Walls ATN, visit: www.withoutwalls.uk.com/atn So here we are at the official launch of the Museum of The

Stranger things are happening in Peterborough!

2018-09-18T19:25:00+00:00September 18th, 2018|Escapologists!, Events, Uniqueness|

There’s ‘Stranger Things’ going on at Hours Escape Rooms on Shrewsbury Avenue!  We spent last night transported to Hawkins, Indiana under an array of coloured lights from the 80s and our aim was to find a rift to the Upside Down... all within 60 mins ! "Your team have been requested by Agent Andrea Owens to investigate the rifts, also known as ‘the upside down’ that have been appearing around Hawkins. Your mission is to try and locate any gaps that may have opened up. You have 60 minutes to locate a rift and get information you can recover." The race is

Being ‘Posh’ at The Posh

2018-08-29T23:48:30+00:00July 28th, 2018|Days Out, Events, Fun-for-all, General|

So someone said to the non-football fan, "you're going to watch football - have you bumped your head?" well actually that's another story but..... Yes We Love Peterborough are at Peterborough United football friendly today against Bolton.   With some 'extra special' tickets today we were given a stadium tour by the lovely Tommy Robson, a really lovely man, full of the joys and jokes of football and life. An excellent celebrity to be given a history with. From one side of the stadium to the other, even non-football fans can be interested.   The pitch is a gleaming

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

2018-07-22T16:44:49+00:00July 22nd, 2018|Events, Great Food, Great For Kids, Uniqueness|

Just tucking into some delightful sandwiches at The Mad Hatters Tea Party Fundraiser this afternoon at the lovely Sibson Inn which has been sponsored by Revamp Limited. There’s a beautifully big marquee here at this country location on The Great North Road...and inside a host of goodies ready to eat. Each table has been beautifully fitted out with a different theme from Alice in Wonderland. There's a host of things going on too to keep the kids occupied as this is who it is really aimed at anyway. We have a juggler and a wandering Mad Hatter card magician,

City Market Food & Music Festival

2018-07-22T13:09:00+00:00July 22nd, 2018|Events, Great Food|

It’s all go at the Peterborough City Market today as they launch their first for Food and Music Festival. Stalls are open now for you to grab a bite to eat or drink, these can range anything from the M&D coffee shop to the City Market Diner to buying some tea from Tasnime from Very Craftea who's trialling out a stall today, to having some wonderful Italian foods from Williams (available Saturdays), they've got mead, homemade foodstuffs, some Caribbean food or some Thai food, even some wonderfully filled crust pies from Brockleys. For the sweet toothed there's Chocolicious with their chocolate creations and

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