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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…

Cathedral Christmas Craft and Gift Market

Peterborough Cathedral - 15 November @ 12:00 am - 16 November @ 12:00 am

Timed to coincide with the city's Christmas Lights Switch On, on Friday 15th November, this year's Christmas market will be bigger and better than ever! Set in the beautiful Cathedral Nave and Transepts, this is an inspiring place in which to start your Christmas shopping. Amongst the fare on sale will be vegan soaps, hand-painted silk scarves, leather-goods, ceramics, artworks, bamboo socks, jewellery and much more. Refreshments will also be on sale. On the green outside the Cathedral there will…

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.  

Happily Hooked Crochet Club

Stanwick Lakes - 18 November @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 21st October, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on 18th November, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on 16th December, 2019 at 10:30 am

The Happily Hooked crochet club is a friendly group who like crochet to be fun! They meet on the third Monday of the month. Pauline designs crochet projects tailored to the members which will challenge and expand their crochet knowledge and skills.

Sit and Sew with the Quilters Guild

Stanwick Lakes - 22 November @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on 25th October, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on 22nd November, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on 20th December, 2019 at 8:00 am

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

Christmas crafts at craft fair

Christmas Craft Fair

- 23 November

Craft people will be bringing their Craft and Gift Marquee to the Park. 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 see Craft People website

Christmas crafts at craft fair

Christmas Craft Fair at Nene Park

Nene Park - 23 November @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 24th November, 2019 at 10:00 am

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.

Young boy with stick outdoor learning

Nature Tots at Nene Park

Nene Park - 25 November @ 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.

Make Your Own Festival Willow Wreath

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre - 27 November @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 14th November, 2019 at 1:30 pm

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.

Christmas Market

Delapre Abbey - 30 November @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Get ready for Christmas with a selection of festive themed suppliers.

Calligraphy for Beginners

Oundle Library - 30 November @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on 26th October, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 30th November, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 25th January, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 29th February, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 30th March, 2020 at 10:00 am

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…

Wreath Making

Delapre Abbey - 30 November @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our ever-popular wreath making workshop. Create a gorgeous wreath made from materials from around the Abbey.

Green background image with text Elves Workshop at Nene Park every Sunday in December

Elves Workshop at Nene Park

Nene Park - 1 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.

Young boy with stick outdoor learning

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.

Two young boys sat in a shelter built from sticks in a wood

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…

Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers – Curious Creatures Christmas Carnival

Stanwick Lakes - 14 December @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers is an RSPB group lead by volunteers, which provides the perfect location to observe wildlife, make friends and take part in all sorts of practical activities. From bark rubbing to hunting for mini-beasts, its perfect for children aged 5+. Meetings this year will involve time spent outdoors and there’s always the risk of brambles and nettles, so please make sure you come wearing sensible outdoor clothes – warm, waterproof and with wellies, if necessary. A…

Festive wreath

Wreath Making Workshop

Nene Park - 15 December @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join Wreath maker and expert florist David, to make your very own Christmas Wreath at this two hour workshop. Using a mix of fresh materials and added decorations, you can create your own bespoke wreath to take home and decorate your house this Christmas. All materials provided. Suitable for age 16 and over, under 18's must be accompanied by an adult. Spaces are limited so early booking is recommended. £25.00 per person.

Christmas Shopping Evening – Castle Ashby Shopping Yard

Castle Ashby Gardens - 18 December @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come along and find those last minute gifts for your loved ones at our late night shopping event. The Deli at Castle Ashby Tredders The Eggshell Gallery Limeblue Terrigena @ragsboutique will be open along with some special visitors including Humble Home Gifts & Furniture to help you find those perfect gifts at a time that is convenient for you. You will find a free glass of mulled wine and a mince pie (one per visitor - whilst stocks last) available…

The Solo Christmas Show ” Carolling and Crumpets” – John Kirkpatrick

Ringstead Shared Church - 20 December @ 8:00 pm

Taking its title from John’s unforgettable song telling the Nativity story from the point of view of the animals in the stable, this show is a heart-warming look at the timeless rituals found in the folklore and folk music of England at Midwinter. John peels away the commercial gloss of modern Christmas to reveal the powerful pagan urges that race through us all at this time of year, and the life and death struggle that is symbolised in so many…

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