The next Scottish play
In effect a sequel to Macbeth, Dunsinane follows what happens in the aftermath of Macbeth’s death. Siward, Earl of Northumberland, must deal with leading an occupying force in Scotland, not to mention the plotting of Lady Macbeth…
Wednesday, 3 – Saturday, 6 January; Thursday, 11 – Saturday, 13 January, 7.30 pm
Peterborough Cathedral, Minster Precincts, Peterborough
Bump in the night
This super-atmospheric, spooky tour-by-candlelight cannot be beaten for chills, thrills – and learning one or two facts about the city’s most haunted building.
Peterborough Museum Candlelit Ghost Tours
Tuesday, 9 January, 7.30 pm
Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough
Follow the bear
An ancient tradition in our part of the world, revived only relatively recently in the picturesque town of Whittlesea. Festivities take place over three days and include music, dancing, storytelling, and a parade.
Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival
Friday, 12 – Sunday, 14 January, all day
Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire
Round the campfire
Get the kids out from in front of the telly and into the fresh air – they will just love this fun and challenging campfire workshop at Nene Park.
Campfire cooking for kids
Saturday, 27 January, 10.30 am – 12 pm, and 1.30 – 3 pm
Nene Park, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough
Part of Peterborough’s annual Katharine of Aragon festival, which not only remembers Henry VIII’s first unfortunate queen but also aims to discover more about the Tudor era. Have fun with activities and characters from Tudor England, including the barber surgeon, court lady and soldier.
At Home with the Tudors
Sunday, 28 January, 10 am – 5 pm
Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough,