What's on inPeterborough


Welcome to Peterborough

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Peterborough - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Peterborough to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Peterborough

20
APR
Through the decades with Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly both grew up in the same part of Texas. They recorded their earlier work in the Norman Petty Studios in Clovis New Mexico even at one point recording the same songsAn empty cup and a…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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21
APR
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Peterborough
Park Inn By Radisson Peterborough Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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28
APR
Steve Parrish
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Enjoy the life and times of Steve Parrish Stavros which provide a completely different colorful humorous and at times daring portrayal of this mans career.Steve Parrish raced at the highest level of motorcycle racing with his highest finish coming in the 1977…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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04
MAY
Beekeeping for Beginners Workshop
The Good Life Project Barn

Whether youre keen to learn all of the basics to get you started or simply extremely interested in the idea of keeping bees this 1‐day fun and interactive course will teach you the fascinating secrets of the honeybee and how to care…

Location: 9.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01778 487924
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06
MAY
Truckfest Peterborough
East of England Arena and Events Centre

Truckfest the thrilling family show returns to the East of England Showground on Sunday 6th and Bank Holiday Monday 7th May.In addition to the thousands of impressive haulage vehicles on show there will be a host of other four and two‐wheeled attractions…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01775 768661
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06
MAY
Truckfest Peterborough 2018
East of England Showground

Truckfest is the must see show for enthusiasts families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world Truckfest is Europes Premier trucking event showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American rigs…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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11
MAY
Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

This time last year it seemed highly unlikely the UK would vote to leave the EU; we had a reasonable opposition to the Tory Government; Donald Trump was a buffoon who surely wasnt going to beat Hilary Clinton and Mark was living…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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11
MAY
Mark Steel - Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

This time last year it seemed highly unlikely the UK would vote to leave the EU; we had a reasonable opposition to the Tory Government; Donald Trump was a buffoon who surely wasnt going to beat Hilary Clinton and Mark was living…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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12
MAY
T-Rextasy
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Marc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era.With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs the band had a string of huge hits throughout the 1970s including Love…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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12
MAY
Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
Corn Exchange Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASYMarc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs the band had a string of huge hits throughout the 1970s…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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13
MAY
Derek Acorah - Love, Life,Laughter Tour
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Following his captivating appearance on Celebrity Big Brother which saw a phenomenal run to the final 2018 sees Britains best loved and most entertaining medium takes to the stage across the UK and Europe with his all new Love Life Laughter Tour.…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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18
MAY
Lee Nelson: Serious Joker
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

SHOW INFORMATIONDue to huge demand Lee is extending his smash‐hit tour for a second and final time adding an extra 30 dates to his huge 150‐show run.Youve seen him sneaking into places he shouldnt be now come and see him where he…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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18
MAY
Lee Nelson - Serious Joker
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Due to huge demand and over priced lawyers Lee is extending his smash‐hit tour for a second and final time adding an extra 30 dates to his huge 150‐show run.Youve seen him sneaking into places he shouldnt be now come and see…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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19
MAY
Gretchen Peters
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

For two decades Gretchen Peters has been one of Nashvilles most beloved and re‐spected artists. If Peters never delivers another tune as achingly beautiful as On A Bus To St. Cloud People Magazine wrote she has already earned herself a spot among…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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20
MAY
The Jive Aces
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Britains Got Talent stars The Jive Aces are the UKs top Jive & Swing band. With their high energy bright suits incredible live show irresistible humour & total professionalism this Sussex based 6 piece band will quickly get any audience on their…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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24
MAY
From The Jam
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

The Jam had amazing chart success with 18 singles and 7 albums to make the top 40 in the United Kingdom from their debut in 1977 to their break up in 1982. Their last 5 albums were all top ten hits and…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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09
JUN
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
The Key Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and ShirlieThe Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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09
JUN
The Magic of Motown - Under the Stars at Burghley
Burghley House

Celebrating the sound of a generation at some of the most iconic venues across the country. Last Summer saw the Magic of Motown ‐ Under the Stars wow a 5000‐strong crowd at Rochester Castle and similar numbers were left dancing in the…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01775 768661
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13
JUN
9 to 5
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

9 to 5 is based on the 1980 movie of the same name and features music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. It centers on the downtrodden working lives of three women Violet Judy and Doralee.They work at Consolidated Industries which is presided…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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17
JUN
Stamford Blues Festival
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Acts announced thus far: DANNY BRYANT BIG BAND Danny Bryant returns to the UK with his 9 piece Big Band. In what promises to be a very special evening Danny will be celebrating the release of his brand new album. The show…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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23
JUN
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Ferry Meadows Country Park

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 2.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
JUL
FLIP THE SWITCH - LIVE 1 DAY MASTERCLASS
Elm Farm

We expect this exclusive masterclass to sell out as Jez shares more detail more understanding more effective strategies and plans to help you to flip the switch and achieve extraordinary things at home and at work...OUR WORKSHOPS ARE ALL‐INCLUSIVE: youll enjoy unlimited…

Location: 9.1 milesaway
Category: Business

TEL: 01733 602436
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18
AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Flag Fen Archaeology Park

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 2.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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15
SEP
Lindisfarne
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Legendary 70s folk‐rock pioneers LINDISFARNE return to form with a classic six‐piece line up of long‐time members fronted by original founder‐member Rod Clements on vocals mandolin fiddle and slide guitar. With a repertoire of unforgettable songs like Meet Me On The Corner…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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15
SEP
Lindisfarne 2018 Tour
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

With a repertoire of unforgettable songs like Meet Me On The Corner Fog On The Tyne Lady Eleanor and Run For Home and a reputation for live performance second to none Lindisfarnes power to galvanise festival and concert audiences remains undimmed and…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01780 766455
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15
SEP
Land Rover Owner International Show 2018
East of England Arena and Events Centre

Fancy a weekend surrounded by 100s of drool‐worthy Land Rovers 1000s of Land Rover parts to buy and the best Land Rover entertainment on the planet The LRO Peterborough Show is the biggest Land Rover celebration of the year so put September…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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21
SEP
Raw Talent
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Stamford resident Ray Jones is well known in London as a champion of new talent. His company TALENTBANQ represents over 50 of the top independent artists in the UK. One of his passions is bringing raw talent to new audiences especially those…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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22
SEP
Ballroom Backlash
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

A Ballroom & latin Dance explosion heads to The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre this Autumn.Len Goodman Richard Millers Backlash Show is not to be missedits a thriller from Miller. A ballroom & latin dance explosion Backlash Ballroom is a dance spectacular featuring…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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28
SEP
GnRe & Faux Fighters
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

A Joint gig by the Guns & Roses Experience and the Faux Fighters.…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01780 766455
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29
SEP
Roy Orbison and the Travelling Wilburys Experience
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

The Big O & the Wilburys show is back ‐ bigger and better than ever Come and celebrate with the band as they commemorate 30 YEARS since the Wilburys original album release and pay a special tribute to The Big O who…

Location: 11.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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Tourist Attractions


Burghley House

Burghley is one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age.Built and mostly designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1555 and 1587, the main part of the House has 35 major rooms on the ground and first…

Nene Valley Railway

Wansford station is the headquarters of the Nene Valley Railway. Situated next to the A1 road at Stibbington the station brings together three forms of transport in one location, with the River Nene being separated from the railway by the Old Great North Road.The Nene Valley…

Peterborough Cathedral

Monastic church was founded here by King Peada in 655 AD, destroyed by the Danes in 870, rebuilt as part of a Benedictine Abbey and re‐consecrated in 972, burned down in an accidental fire in 1116 and re‐built in its present form between 1118 and 1238.The…

Faith

Faith Nightclub in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.Contact venue on telephone number 01733 348700 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Breaks

SnookerPool Hall at Breaks in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.Contact venue on 01733 232328 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

The Fidds

The Fidds Nightclub in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.Contact venue on telephone number 01733 554956 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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Updated: 18/04/2018 16:52:19