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Movement to sing and dance. For children under 5 enjoy free Hodeaway entrance before and after the sessions. Please book. Tel: 01933 625522.
Captured in the pages of a medieval book, the ancient myth of Blodeuwedd describes a woman made out of flowers who was turned into an owl as punishment for adultery. But who was this woman before being confined to the page?
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.
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…
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.
Join the local branch of the Quilters Guide to sit and sew in the Stanwick Lakes Café. Enjoy the company of fellow patchworkers and quilters, whatever your skill level,and non members if the Guild are very welcome. No need to book. For more information contact Sue Whitby on 01933 770792
The Craft People will be bringing their Craft and Gift Marquee to the Nene Park on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th of November, open between 10am and 4pm each day. The craft and gift marquee will have over 30 stalls with a variety of gifts and Christmas decorations and festive treats. If you are interested in a stall please visit the Craft People website Free entry - parking charges apply.
The wonderful festive Christmas Sparkle event in Higham Ferrers is on Saturday 23rd November this year. There will be a Victorian theme to celebrate 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria's and also continue the celebrations of our historic town charters. There will be Fun Fair Rides, Continental Market, Trade and Charity stalls, Santa's Grotto, Delicious food and drinks and live entertainment on the Market Square. The local businesses also get involved on the day with many offering activities…
Family friendly orienteering with a bird theme. £2 per child, includes a certificate, small prize and the chance to make a pinecone bird feeder to help the feathered friends in your garden this winter. Meet in the Visitor Centre. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Drop in between 11.00am-12.30pm or 1.30pm-3.00pm (closed 12.30pm-1.30pm).
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.
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 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…
Use willow to create a wreath base before decorating it with a selection of natural foliage (and optional sparkle) to create a beautiful seasonal addition to your home. £25 per person, booking essential (please call 01933 779587 to book). All tuition, materials and refreshments provided.
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.
Want to master Calligraphy but don't know where to start? Oundle Library are offering a series of six sessions over the next few months which will help you master the basics and begin to develop your own beautiful hand. The sessions are on Saturday mornings from 10am to 12 noon starting on September 28th then October 26th, November 30th 2019, January 25th, February 29th and March 28th 2020. The fee is £30 which includes refreshments and Library fee. Booking is…
Our ever-popular wreath making workshop. Create a gorgeous wreath made from materials from around the Abbey.
Its that time of year again when our minds start thinking about a very special tree. Come and complete our "Tree-mendous Trail" around the park and make some natural tree decorations too. Drop in between 11.00am-12.30pm or 1.30pm-3.00pm (closed 12.30pm-1.30pm). £2 per child. Meet in the Visitor Centre. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Peterborough Cathedral is beautiful in daylight, but even more so by candlelight. Come and enjoy this after-hours tour with one of our trained guides and let your imagination soar as you hear stories from the Cathedral's long history. The Cathedral will be lit by candlelight, whilst our guides use torches to illuminate our best features. A glass of wine and soft drinks will be served at the end of the tour, offering the opportunity to chat to fellow visitors or ask…