Not just at the bottom of the garden
A delightful day out for all the family, which will “teach” little ones to look for signs of fairy habitation, as well as provide opportunities for arts and crafts, and story time.
Fairies and Elves of Ferry Meadows
Saturday, 1 July, 10.30 – 1pm; 1.30 – 3:00 pm
Nene Park, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough
It’s back: the hugely popular Oundle Festival provides plenty of opportunities to be entertained, get involved in various arts and activities, eat great food and – most importantly – have a fabulous time. Highlights include the Ronnie Scotts All Stars and the Oundle Food Festival.
Oundle International Festival
Friday, 7 – Saturday, 15 July
Various locations and times, Oundle
Murder in the Cathedral…
Richard III is one of Shakespeare’s most popular and best-known history plays, despite the fact it takes a few liberties with that history. Under the fan vaulted ceiling of the New Building seems like the perfect place to enjoy Shakespeare’s rich and evocative prose, and some high drama…
Friday, 14 July, 7.30 pm
Peterborough Cathedral, Minster Precincts, Peterborough
A modern classic, and a pivotal piece of gay art, Angels in America has been revived to great acclaim by the National Theatre, starring Andrew Garfield and Russell Tovey. The second part, Perestroika, will be live-streamed at the Key Theatre the following week on Thursday, 27 July at 7pm.
National Theatre Live Presents: Angels in America Part 1: Millennium Approaches
Thursday, 20 July, 7pm
Key Theatre, Embankment Road, Peterborough
Some summer reading
This year’s summer reading challenge is all about Animal Agents, and Peterborough Museum will be joining the fun with a series of activities and readings throughout the school summer holidays.
Tuesday, 25 July – Wednesday, 30 August
Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, Peterborough