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Jul

01 Sun 10:00AM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: PRIDE Reading Room

Drop in to Chauffeurs Cottage for a cuppa and a browse in the Reading Room. Set up like a reference library, it offers a host… read more

Jul

01 Sun 12:00PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Pride Pit Stop Shop

Peterborough is well-served by two LGBTQIA+ social and advocacy groups: Inclusive Peterborough, and the Aces,
Aros and Enbies of Peterborough. Both groups have teamed… read more

Jul

01 Sun 12:00PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Pink Picnic at The Green Backyard

The Green Backyard is inviting you to a community Pink Picnic in their bright and beautiful gardens to celebrate diversity in Peterborough and the LGBTQIA… read more

Jul

01 Sun 7:00PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: PRIDE Church Service

‘Mama Bear’ Vicky Brett of Inclusive Church Peterborough is proud to welcome two special guest preachers for their PRIDE Service.

Rev Peta Evans of the… read more

Jul

01 Sun 7:30PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Sardoville presents For Only An Hour

Join us ‘For Only An Hour’, a psuedo-glamorous, one man romp through childhood dreams, pop culture and queer art, danced to a hilarious soundtrack… read more

Jul

01 Sun 9:00PM

Peterborough Pride: DRAG BINGO with Drag King LoUis CYfer

Following ‘For Only An Hour’ the evening continues with Bingo with serious attitude!

Eyes down at 9:15pm sharp for an evening of glamour, songs… read more

Jul

01 Sun 3:00PM

Gig: THIRD STONE FROM THE SUN

Third Stone from the Sun are a four piece rock band.  This Peterborough band will perform classic rock covers from artists such as Jimmi Hendirx… read more

Jul

02 Mon 7:00PM

Handmade In Peterborough

Our Craft Group meets every Monday from 7pm at the Brewery Tap in Peterborough city centre.   Our aim is to have a drink and have… read more

Jul

02 Mon 7:00PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Call me by your name

This new film by Luca Guadagnino, nominated for four Oscars, is a sensual tale of first love. Seventeen-year-old Elio Perlman lives in Northern… read more

Jul

02 Mon 7:30PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: PRIDE LIDO SWIM SESSIONS

Vivacity is pleased to introduce two special after hours swim sessions for the LGBTQIA+ community in Peterborough’s iconic Art Deco Lido. Enjoy an alfresco… read more

Jul

02 Mon 7:30PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Peterborough Feminist Book Club with Chardine Taylor-Stone

Join PFBC to discuss ‘Sista!’ a groundbreaking UK-based anthology of writings by and about same gender loving women of African/Caribbean descent. There will… read more

Jul

02 Mon 10:00AM

Peterborough Scribes Exhibition – ‘Another Word in Your Eye’

An exhibition of contemporary calligraphy by Peterborough Scribes – a calligraphy group now in its 29th year which includes professional and amateur calligraphers who meet monthly… read more

Jul

03 Tue 1:00PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Tuesdays Till Two: Thank God I’m Gay with Jayne Ozanne

Can you be Christian and Gay? Of course! But for many years, Jayne Ozanne believed the two were incompatible and tried desperately to change her… read more

Jul

03 Tue 7:00PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Film – Desert Hearts

Desert Hearts (1985) is a classic film regarded as a first
to represent a positive portrayal of lesbian sexuality.
This romantic drama is set in… read more

Jul

03 Tue 8:00PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: LGBTQIA+ Speed Meeting

Join Ritzy Crackers, regular hostess at Embrace, for a night
of LGBTQIA+ Speed Meeting – like speed dating but a mix of romantic chat and friendship… read more

Jul

03 Tue 10:00PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Tuesgays Pride 2018

The only thing you need for Tuesgays is to be ready for a Great Night out. The original LGBTQIA+ party night for all, the Solstice… read more

Jul

03 Tue 7:00PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Pride FAB Painting Jam

Join us for a special Rainbow themed PRIDE Face and Body Painting Jam!

They provide a great opportunity to meet up with other artists, models… read more

Jul

03 Tue 8:00PM

WHO, Me

Doctor Who is about to face his greatest challenge: his number one fan.

Rob Lloyd (BBC America’s Doctor Who: Earth Conquest) is putting the… read more

Jul

04 Wed 10:00AM

House Plant Care, Propagation and Sale

Enrolment in advance required. To do so, click here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/XDKFBX5

A series of practical sessions that teaches how to… read more

Jul

04 Wed 7:30PM

The Met Lounge – Open mic

Every Wednesday, Peterborough’s most popular midweek meeting place!

Everybody welcome – performers to perform – audience to appreciate!

Open to musicians, comedians and spoken word.

Event… read more

Jul

04 Wed 10:00AM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: A-Gender for Change

Join City College Peterborough to help celebrate and raise awareness with coffee, fabulous PRIDE cupcakes and a sprinkling of education! “A-Gender” for Change focuses… read more

Jul

04 Wed 10:00AM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Wellbeing Wednesday

The non-profit Soul Happy Wellbeing Centre in Peterborough helps people connect with their authentic and best selves, working towards true and sustainable wellbeing.

10… read more

Jul

04 Wed 7:30PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Cine-Sister LGBTQIA+ short film night

Cine-Sister, the international alternative short film night returns to Chauffeurs Cottage for an evening of the best
of radical shorts made by female-identifying… read more

Jul

05 Thu 7:30PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Politics n Pizza evening

”Liberal Democrat. Lesbian. Member of the House of Lords. Out, Proud & StrongerIn.”

Baroness Liz Barker is guest speaker at Peterborough & Fenland LibDem’s… read more

Jul

05 Thu 7:20PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Live Broadcast – Everybodys Talking about Jamie

Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
is the new award-winning five-star hit musical playing to sell-out audiences in… read more

Jul

05 Thu 9:00PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Embrace

Ritzy Crackers returns to Peterborough and has joined forces with the Met Lounge and members of the community to offer a brand new Thursday night… read more

Jul

05 Thu 7:30PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: PRIDE LIDO SWIM SESSIONS

Vivacity is pleased to introduce two special after hours swim sessions for the LGBTQIA+ community in Peterborough’s iconic Art Deco Lido. Enjoy an alfresco… read more

Jul

05 Thu 6:00PM

Anthony Caro: A Life in Sculpture

Anthony Caro (1924-2013) achieved international renown as Britain’s leading sculptor of the generation after Henry Moore. Caro first shocked the art world in… read more

Jul

05 Thu 8:00PM

TIR Open Mic LIVE at Puzzles?

Come experience the best open mic in Peterborough, every Thursday in Puzzles? on Bridge Street, Peterborough. Live Streamed on the webternet… read more

Jul

05 Thu 7:30PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: PRIDE LIDO SWIM SESSIONS

Vivacity is pleased to introduce two special after hours swim sessions for the LGBTQIA+ community in Peterborough’s iconic Art Deco Lido. Enjoy an alfresco… read more

Jul

06 Fri 7:00PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Film – Princess Cyd

Young love blossoms in this romantic drama when Cyd (Jessie Pinnick) decides to take a break from her father and spend a summer in Chicago… read more

Jul

06 Fri 7:30PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: Velma Celli and Freakspeak

A triple threat of radical poetry, heavenly drag and total party vibes. Freak Speak and The Broadway have joined forces to bring you a double… read more

Jul

06 Fri 6:00PM

PETERBOROUGH PRIDE: UROCK Theatre Company present Dungeness

UROCK Theatre Company present Dungeness by Chris Thompson
Performance: 6pm – 7.30pm on Friday 6th July at Metal, Chauffeurs Cottage garden, St Peters Road, PE1… read more

Jul

07 Sat 10:00AM

Undercroft Paint Jam 3

For 3 weekends in June and July The Undercroft will be hosting a series of live paint events.

This is a unique opportunity to see… read more

Jul

07 Sat 11:00AM

Family Workshop: Caro in a Matchbox

FREE FAMILY DROP IN WORKSHOP

Create your own mini sculpture inspired by Anthony Caro with artist Janet Bates, pop it in a matchbox and take… read more

Jul

07 Sat 5:00PM

Battle Proms Concert

A summer celebration with music, Spitfire, cannons, cavalry & fireworks

Pack up the hampers and champers for the 14th annual Burghley House Battle Proms! A… read more

Jul

07 Sat 10:00AM

Hampton Folk Tales exhibition

Creating the legends and myths of Hampton

Join us to celebrate Hampton Folk Tales, one year on. Meet Mavis the giant and take in our… read more

Jul

07 Sat 11:00AM

Peterborough Artist Open Studios 2018

For 3 weekends, the artists and craftspeople of the Peterborough area open their studios, homes or other venue to the public to showcase their work… read more

Jul

08 Sun 3:00PM

Gig: MOTOR CITY VIPERS

Sunday 8th July we are thrilled to announce that The Motor City Vipers.  The MCV’s are an electrifying 8-piece party soul band who… read more

Jul

08 Sun 12:00PM

The Glorious One Eyed Cats. Live!

The Glorious One Eyed Cats play live from 2pm in Walter’s Bar at The Broadway. Doors open 12 noon.

Good clean Rock n Roll… read more

Jul

11 Wed 7:30PM

The Met Lounge – Open mic

Every Wednesday, Peterborough’s most popular midweek meeting place!

Everybody welcome – performers to perform – audience to appreciate!

Open to musicians, comedians and spoken word.

Event… read more

Jul

11 Wed 7:30PM

Much Ado About Nothing

Following their sold-out performances of Henry V and Richard III in 2017, award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition return to Peterborough Cathedral with a… read more

Jul

12 Thu 7:00PM

Drink and Draw

Unleash the artist within, learn a thing or two about drawing and have a few drinks with like-minded scribblers at The Ostrich Inn’s… read more

Jul

12 Thu 7:30PM

Chicago Master Singers

One of the foremost choirs in the United States presents ‘Peace and Comfort’.

Come and witness a magical performance from The Chicago Master Singers (under… read more

Jul

12 Thu 7:30PM

Bizet’s Carmen

Heritage Opera, Northwest England’s professional touring opera company, visits The Broadway Theatre for the first time with a heady mix of love, lust and… read more

Jul

12 Thu 8:00PM

TIR Open Mic LIVE at Puzzles?

Come experience the best open mic in Peterborough, every Thursday in Puzzles? on Bridge Street, Peterborough. Live Streamed on the webternet… read more

Jul

12 Thu 6:00PM

Future Network

Future Network is a quarterly, informal evening hosted by Metal for artists, organisations and creative businesses working in all disciplines to come together to discuss… read more

Jul

13 Fri 7:30PM

Madame Butterfly – Puccini

Heritage Opera, Northwest England’s professional touring opera company, visits The Broadway Peterborough with Puccini’s Madame Butterfly- the heartbreaking story of Cio Cio San… read more

Jul

13 Fri 10:00AM

Dispersed – Workshop

Celebrating the contributions of Zimbabwean community through African Music, Dance, Singing, Storytelling, Talks, A Display & Performances

10 – 4pm
Free
Metal Chauffuers Cottage

Workshops Description… read more

Jul

14 Sat 7:00PM

Maklena – The Undercroft, Peterborough

A timely and trenchant Ukrainian classic, re-imagined with puppetry, music and physical theatre.

MAKLENA will be performed at The Undercroft pop-up theatre in… read more

Jul

14 Sat 11:00AM

Summer Exhibition with artist Ian Simm

Faith, Hope and Determination, brings this Summer Exhibition to The Norman Cross Art Gallery as it welcomes local artist Ian Simm to his first solo… read more

Jul

15 Sun 3:00PM

Gig: THE EXPLETIVES

Come Join The Expletives at Charters Lazy Summer Sundaze at 3 PM for 2 High Energy Sets Of Punk n New Wave Classics From Back… read more

Jul

15 Sun 12:00PM

Tallawah. Live at Walter’s Bar, The Broadway!

Live music from reggae band Tallawah with a mash-up of Led Zep and Pink Floyd thrown in!

Always a great gig and a pleasure… read more

Jul

15 Sun 4:00PM

Kirtan creating positive energy through joyful sound!

Kirtan is derived from yoga traditions – we sing simple chants and mantras: through repetition the mind comes to rest and we drop into the heart… read more

Jul

16 Mon 11:30AM

Step Back in Time with Children’s Author Stuart Hill

St John the Baptist Church, off Cathedral Square
Suitable for ages 7 and over
FREE – no need to book, just come along

Jump into a… read more

Jul

16 Mon 6:00PM

Pioneers Taster Session

Aged 9 – 12 and interested in joining Woodcraft Folk? Live in or around Peterborough? Come along to our FREE Pioneer Taster Sessions in July.

We… read more

Jul

16 Mon 10:00AM

Risks, Rights & Reputations Lab

For the arts sector to thrive and grow, we need to take risks. But what does it mean to take an artistic risk?

In this… read more

Jul

18 Wed 4:00PM

Inky Matter – Family & Friends Workshop

Wednesday 18th July, 4 – 6pm.

Metal, chauffeurs Cottage, St Peters Road, Peterborough, PE1 1YX

FREE

 

Kimberley Harvey, a dance artist, is exploring how we… read more

Jul

18 Wed 7:30PM

Eastern Angles presents POLSTEAD

“It’s been a year since I died and still nobody has found me…”
In the Red Barn, a dark secret lies buried, waiting to… read more

Jul

19 Thu 8:00PM

TIR Open Mic LIVE at Puzzles?

Come experience the best open mic in Peterborough, every Thursday in Puzzles? on Bridge Street, Peterborough. Live Streamed on the webternet… read more

Jul

19 Thu 10:00AM

Contemporary Peterborough Exhibition

Contemporary Peterborough celebrates artists working in the city today. The selection of artworks on show display the diverse range of practices undertaken by local artists… read more

Jul

20 Fri 6:00PM

Titbit 2

Learn a titbit or two about something new 😉

Hear 6 people talk for 6 minutes each on something they are expert in or passionate about… read more

Jul

21 Sat 10:30AM

Glitter Festival Fashion Show

Moonrose Studios are working with Phoenix Events to hold a Glitter Festival Catwalk at Ortongate Centre’s green on Saturday 21st July.

More details to… read more

Jul

21 Sat 7:30PM

The Pure Floyd Show

A high-energy twelve piece tribute to the legendary Pink Floyd, covering every chapter of the iconic band, from the psychedelic pop of the 1960s… read more

Jul

21 Sat 7:30PM

Songs and Supper

Peterborough G&S Players bring you a Cabaret evening of music from your favourite West End shows with a dash of G&S… read more

Jul

21 Sat 9:00AM

Peterborough Food and Music Festival

Some exciting news to announce – we’re hosting the first Peterborough Food and Music Festival on 21 July. This is a new event for the… read more

Jul

21 Sat 10:00AM

Battle Lines Street Edition Peterborough

This summer we want to bring the art of battle to the walls of the Ikea Hall of Fame!

Cur5 (Battle Lines Founder) will be… read more

Jul

21 Sat 9:00PM

GUEST DJ – Shaka Loves You

Glasgow duo ‘Shaka Loves You’ boast a truly unique show. Effortlessly fusing elements of funk, soul, disco & hip-hop with turntable trickery, tight live… read more

Jul

22 Sun 3:00PM

DUSK TIL DAWN

Dusk Til Dawn are an exciting female fronted party band that’ll have you up on your feet and dancing all afternoon.  Covering the biggest… read more

Jul

22 Sun 12:00PM

Oakleas Rise. Live!

English Folk and American Country meet to express the songwriting of Oakleas Rise.

Lesley Curtis and Stuart Mcleod perform crafted originals with the odd cover… read more

Jul

23 Mon 7:00PM

Handmade In Peterborough

Our Craft Group meets every Monday from 7pm at the Brewery Tap in Peterborough city centre.   Our aim is to have a drink and have… read more

Jul

24 Tue 1:00PM

Lunchtime Concert: The Stringlers

In the first of a new season of Tuesdays Till Two concerts for the summer holiday period we welcome Peterborough’s “The Stringlers” for their… read more

Jul

25 Wed 11:30AM

Burghley Film Festival

Gates open for morning sessions at 10.30am and close at 4.30pm. Gates open for the evening session at 5.30pm. Tickets are available… read more

Jul

25 Wed 6:00PM

Millfield Movement Workshop

Get creative with your body and try something new!

Explore different ways to get moving – weaving together self-expression and dancing with others. Try something… read more

Jul

26 Thu 8:00PM

TIR Open Mic LIVE at Puzzles?

Come experience the best open mic in Peterborough, every Thursday in Puzzles? on Bridge Street, Peterborough. Live Streamed on the webternet… read more

Jul

26 Thu 4:00PM

MYSTERY OF RADDLESHAM MUMPS

Join us for a special preview of Murray Lachlan Young’s brand new piece for families, performed by Murray himself.

After a series of unfortunate… read more

Jul

26 Thu 6:30PM

Comedy Night

Funhouse Comedy Club, brings another laughter packed night to The Lightbox Café, Peterborough on Thursday July 26th.

Headliner is Christian Reilly who at the age… read more

Jul

27 Fri 7:30PM

Last Minute Brigade Live at Walter’s Bar Broadway

Live in Walter’s Bar at The Broadway.

Anthemic Rock to Indie Pop. Covers to overload your senses and your decibel meter. It can only… read more

Jul

27 Fri 10:00PM

MICHAEL BIBI HEADLINES MIXOLOGY

MICHAEL BIBI HEADLINES MIXOLOGY ON FRIDAY 27th JULY AT RED ROOM

If you’re a groover, you’re going to be loving our next event… read more

Jul

27 Fri 7:30PM

Battle Lines 11

Peterborough’s First Live Art Battle!
2 Artists-2 Boards-90mins- Black & White only- Crowd votes the winner!

BATTLE LINES THIS MONTH is the… read more

Jul

29 Sun 12:00PM

Vegan Foodshare picnic

We are delighted to add an extra summer vegan foodshare to the calendar this year – in the form of a bring and share picnic in… read more

Jul

29 Sun 3:00PM

gig: GROOVAPOLITAN

Groovapolitan are back to perform at Charters on Sunday 29th July.

Groovapolitan are based in Norwich and play funk, soul and disco music catering for… read more

Jul

29 Sun 12:00PM

TheMightySmall. Live!

If you thought you’d seen and heard it all music-wise, you’d better prepare for TheMightySmall: a one man band for the 21st… read more

Jul

29 Sun 2:00PM

Glasshouse Acoustic Session July 2018

This could be our most eclectic Glasshouse Session to date – featuring Damian Clarke (hurdy-gurdy and dulcimer), 24 Carat Jazz (smooth sophisticated jazz classics) and… read more

Jul

30 Mon 10:00AM

Key Theatre Summer School

Key Theatre Summer School is the biggest and best around. Don’t miss out on your place and the opportunity to work with professional directors… read more

Jul

30 Mon 10:00AM

Doodle Club

Although paying on the door is an option please ensure you book and pay on-line to avoid disappointment.

These 1 hour beginner workshops and… read more

Jul

30 Mon 12:00PM

Summer Craft Workshops

Monday 30th July – Friday 24th August
Join us for drop in ‘Out of this World’ workshops in the Sculpture Garden Classroom from 12pm to 4pm… read more

Jul

30 Mon 7:00PM

Handmade In Peterborough

Our Craft Group meets every Monday from 7pm at the Brewery Tap in Peterborough city centre.   Our aim is to have a drink and have… read more

Jul

31 Tue 1:00PM

Lunchtime Concert: Apollo Opera – “More Opera Gems”

For the second concert in our summer season of Tuesdays Till Two we’re delighted to welcome back Apollo Opera, for another concert of operatic… read more