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Rainbow Café

Stanwick Lakes - 20 August @ 10:30 am - 18 December @ 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until 18th December, 2019

Movement to sing and dance. For children under 5 enjoy free Hodeaway entrance before and after the sessions. Please book. Tel: 01933 625522.

Mary Hart – Special Moments Through Travel and Stitch

78 Derngate - 5 October @ 12:00 am - 22 December @ 12:00 am

Mary Hart returns to 78 Derngate with her second solo exhibition of textile art. She is inspired by the texture, architecture and landscapes she sees, both at home and on travels around the globe. Mary's multi-layered artworks use different fabrics, stitching, dyeing, beading and many other techniques to achieve the desired result of her inspiration. Works in the exhibition are for sale and a selection of cards will be available to purchase too.

Hoards: A Hidden History of Ancient Britain

Peterborough Museum - 12 October @ 10:00 am - 15 December @ 4:00 pm

FREE (except for special event days) A British Museum and Salisbury Museum Partnership Exhibition, supported by the Dorset Foundation.  Following on from the success of the Hoards display at the British Museum in 2016, this partnership exhibition has visited museums across the UK as part of the British Museum's National Programmes to display and highlight prehistoric, Roman, early medieval and later hoards. Peterborough is the last venue to show this amazing collection of finds, so please take the opportunity to visit whilst they are still available to enjoy! People…

Peterborough City Christmas Market

Peterborough Cathedral Square - 16 November @ 9:00 am - 28 December @ 5:00 pm

The Cathedral is participating in the City's Christmas Market this year, with traditional market stalls on Cathedral Green joining those in the city centre. There will be gift ideas, alpine chalets and Yuletide food and drink outlets, so come along and experience Christmas in a beautiful setting. The stalls will be open daily. Closing times are Sunday mornings until 12.00 noon, and on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.  

Urban and Village Pedal – Peterborough

- 7 December @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cycle routes and quiet roads. Coffee at the end of the ride at Lakeside Cafe, Ferry Meadows. Please bring a spare inner tube. First-timers welcome! Meet at back of Lakeside Cafe, Ferry Meadows.

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Christmas Trail at Nene Park

Nene Park - 8 December @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 8th December, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 15th December, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 22nd December, 2019 at 10:00 am

On each of our Festive Sundays in December and throughout the school Christmas holiday, we have a special trail with a festive themed prize at the end for everyone. Pick up a trail sheet at the Visitor Centre and Gift Shop for just 50p and remember to return to claim your prize! No need to book.

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Christmas Music in the Park

Nene Park - 8 December @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on 8th December, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 15th December, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 22nd December, 2019 at 11:00 am

Every Sunday in December, local bands and music groups will be entertaining our visitors at Nene Park in Peterborough by the Visitor Centre & Gift Shop.

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Elves Workshop at Nene Park

Nene Park - 8 December @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on 8th December, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 15th December, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 22nd December, 2019 at 11:00 am

On each Sunday in December, bring your children to Nene Park in Peterborough to visit the Elves Workshop to make something festive to take home.

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Festive Workshop: Plant Remedies for Christmas Indulgence!

Nene Park - 8 December @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Qualified Medical Herbalist, Nicola Fenton will introduce you to the herbal helpers that can come to your rescue the morning after at our Festive Workshop.

A Christmas Cracker

St Rumbald Church - 8 December @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A miscellany of Christmas readings, music and audience carols provided by Andrew Spurrell and friends plus the Ruff Recorders, mulled wine and mince pies in return for a donation to the Peterborough Winter Night Shelter.  Admission is free to St Rumbald Church, Stoke Doyle for this lovely Christmas event.

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Nature Tots at Nene Park

Nene Park - 9 December @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A fun monthly outdoor parent and toddler group. Each session has a nature theme and will include a messy craft activity, time to explore the beautiful outdoors, story and song time.

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Wild Home Educator Session

Nene Park - 9 December @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Here at Ferry Meadows we will be running 2 hour sessions on the second Monday of every month for home schooled children. Each session will have curriculum and nature focused activities, with each month having a different theme: December 9th  - Natural Art Aimed at KS1. Activities to include colours in nature, ephemeral art, green man masks and making a natural object. Adults must accompany their children and all participating children need to have booked a space. We will be going…

Pippi Longstocking

Royal and Derngate - 10 December @ 12:00 am - 31 December @ 12:00 am

Nine-year-old Pippi is strong, brave and fearless. When she comes to live in her new home with her monkey and horse but with no parents and no rules, she brings mischief, chaos and confusion to the folk of this ordinary Midlands town. Pippi takes charge of her own crazy adventures, with her two new friends, Tommy and Annika. What else would you expect from the daughter of a swashbuckling pirate captain?

Health Walks

Stanwick Lakes - 10 December @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 17th December, 2019

Meet at the Visitor Centre and join in a regular health walk of approximately 45 minutes. a great way to meet new people and be active! Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am. Did you know that regular walking: improves blood pressure, eases stress & burns fat faster? Free walk - car parking charge applies.

Peterborough Museum Candlelit Tour

Peterborough Museum - 10 December @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on 29th October, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on 12th November, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on 26th November, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on 10th December, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Peterborough Museum is reputedly one of the most haunted sites in the city, with many ghosts said to be lurking around the building. This tour sets out to uncover some of their stories. The tour is led by a costumed guide, who shows visitors around the building by candlelight, explaining the various paranormal happenings at the sites where they have taken place, including the back stairs, where people have reported a ghostly servant falling to her death, a phantom girl…

Secrets in Leather

National Leather Collection - 11 December @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 25th March, 2020

This exhibition presents a selection of objects from the Museum, all of which are hiding a secret. Whether you are knowledgeable about leathercraft or not, this exhibition offers a closer look at our collection through the eyes of those who work with it every day. This exhibition will be open every Wednesday from 10:00-16:00 at 35 Princes Walk, Grosvenor Centre, Northampton. For more information about how to find us, click here. This exhibition is wheelchair and pushchair accessible. Suitable for visitors…

Nature Tots Christmas Special

Barnwell Country Park - 11 December @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Nature Tots will be going on an exciting Christmas trail around the park, looking for a certain red-nosed individual, and some hidden treats along the way! Pre-booking essential - please email barnwell@northamptonshire.gov.uk with child's name and contact number or leave a message on 03001265931. £3.50 per child includes Ranger led Nature Walk, craft activity and refreshments. Usual parking charges apply.

Health Walk

Stanwick Lakes - 12 December @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 19th December, 2019

Meet at the Visitor Centre and join in a regular health walk of approximately 45 minutes. A great way to meet new people and be active! Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am. Did you know that regular walking: improves blood pressure, eases stress & burns fat faster? Free walk - car parking charge applies.

Mums and Tots Ride

Nene Park - 13 December @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm

Join a Breeze Mums and Tots ride at Ferry Meadows, Peterborough. This is an easygoing ride, the majority off-road, along paths and tracks. The rides start at 10am but if you are hiring a bike can you please arrive a little earlier so we can head off as close to 10am as possible (with little ones it is always tricky to get off on time!). Come to the Lakeside Hire Centre in Ferry Meadows. Drive into the park and follow…

Winter Light Spectaclar

Nene Valley Railway - 13 December @ 5:00 pm
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One event on 14th December, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on 18th December, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on 18th December, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on 20th December, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on 20th December, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on 27th December, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on 27th December, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Arriving at Wansford, you will gather on the platform for the big reveal then once on board the heated carriages, you will find your allocated seats, sit back and enjoy a magical train ride, viewing the beautiful light displays between Wansford and Overton Station while a musical accompaniment adds to the spectacle. There will be a short interval as the locomotive changes ends at Peterborough, before the fairy-tale journey home to Wansford The turntable Café open will be open until…

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