The Christmas Nave Banquet

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In the magnificent setting of the Cathedral Nave, join us for a festive candlelit banquet, complete with entertainment from Cathedral musicians and an after dinner speech from star of stage and screen, Brian Blessed OBE.

The evening will begin with a Prosecco reception in the South Transept and under the Cathedral Tower, where you and your guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the decorated ceilings and high altar, and take in the sheer scale of the famous Norman architecture.

After a brief welcome from the Acting Dean of Peterborough, guests will be seated at tables of ten for a delicious three-course dinner, prepared and served by the award winning Dimblebee Catering Company. Guests will choose in advance from a tempting menu, which includes a traditional roast turkey and Christmas pudding option.

A dinner in the Cathedral naveDuring the evening accomplished musicians from the Cathedral Choir will provide an interlude of festive music. Later, as coffee, tea and petits fours are served, you can sit back and be entertained by our after dinner speaker, the legendary actor and raconteur, Brian Blessed.

Dress code: Black tie

Banquet menu: Christmas Nave Banquet menu

Download a flyer about this event: Christmas Nave Banquet flyer


£100 per person (£83.33 + VAT)
£900 for a table of ten (£750 + VAT)

After dinner speaker, Brian Blessed


Your ticket includes, a glass of Prosecco or elderflower cordial on arrival, three course dinner followed by coffee/tea and petits fours, house red or white wine (two bottles of each per table of ten), mineral water, plus the musical entertainment and after-dinner speaker. There will be a bar with wines, spirits, ale, cider, lagers and soft drinks at which you can buy additional drinks during the evening.

On receipt of your booking we will contact you to request your menu choices, any special dietary requirements and information for the seating plan.

The proceeds from this event go to support Peterborough Cathedral.


Past Event

The Christmas Nave Banquet

Thu 7 December 2017


Ends: Thu 7 December

Peterborough Cathedral


Tickets: £100 per person, £900 for a table of ten

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