11 things to do in Peterborough this week (November 10-16)

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New Theatre, from November 17 to 20Join Alfie and Gabz on this fabulous adventure as they investigate the strange happenings happening in their hometown! The kids leave their teeth for the tooth fairy and wake up to find strange things under their pillows and Alfie and Gabz are determined to unravel the mystery. A terrific tale from the West End producers of Gangsta Granny and David Walliams’ Billionaire Boy.

LANTERN PARADEEye village, November 12, 6:30 p.m.The free, family-friendly lantern parade called Light Up Eye will also feature performances by local bands, musicians, small circus performers and more.


Haycock Manor Hotel, Wansford, 12/13 November (10am-6pm)50 booths offering gifts, craft demonstrations, art, clothing, household items and most under cover; a Santa Claus workshop; fairground rides – Dodgems, Ferris wheel and free rides for children; a food hall serving food, mulled wine, beers, champagne and a bakery stand with all those delicious breads and cheeky pastries; a farm shop filled with unusual treats; and at 6 p.m. in the courtyard on Saturday and Sunday, incredible entertainment with live jazz.

Weekend tickets cost £5.

SLEEPING BEAUTY and SWAN LAKEKey Theatre, November 12The Crown Ballet will present Sleeping Beauty – a spectacular fairy tale to music by Tchaikovsky – at 2:30 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. the most famous ballet of all time, Swan Lake.

CHRISTMAS MARKETJohn Clare Cottage, Helpston, 12 NovemberFrom 11am to 3pm, John Clare Cottage will host a number of festive stalls and refreshments will be available with a dash of Christmas spirit!

New Theatre, November 11Famous tribute artist Jimmy Love and an incredible live band take you down Yellow Brick Road with 2 hours of glorious Elton hits. Get ready for dazzling costumes, stunning voices and sensational piano solos.

Join the Sing For Life women as they perform on stage with Peterborough Voices at a benefit concert in support of Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice. The concert will feature a varied program of choral favorites, ballads and songs from the shows.

ROCK FOR HEROESKey Theatre, November 11The boys and girls are back in town to celebrate rock’s greatest heroes in this sublime musical spectacle featuring over 20 classic rock songs.

Peterborough Arts CinemaJohn Clare Theatre, tonightOne of the most revered movies of the silent era features hapless Southern Railroad engineer Johnny Gray (Buster Keaton) clashing with Union soldiers during the American Civil War.

LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY OF PETERBOROUGHSt. Andrew’s United Reformed Church, tonight, 7:30 p.m.Carolyn Perkins will give a lecture entitled “From Swamp Farming to Plowing the Canadian Prairies”. Everyone is welcome, admission is £3.

Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery until November 13

An exhibition of creative students from City College Some of these adults have been participating for over ten years and have interacted, learned and developed their skills from a number of tutors such as Mark Judd-Copper, Julie Reid, Sue Shields, Kathryn Parsons , David Lewis and Tony Nero.

Over the years their work has gotten better and better and they have produced amazing work. This exhibition features some of the works that have been created over the past few years.