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The Cresset: spring season

2018 marks 40 years since The Cresset was offically opened by HM The Queen – and since then it’s gone from strength to strength, as the new spring season makes abundantly clear. Comedy, ballet, tribute acts, dance, sports legends, party nights – there’s literally something for everyone through May and June!


A Vision of Elvis – Fri 11 May
Internationally renowned as the best Elvis Presley tribute concert touring the world today and starring Rob Kingsley; winner of The National Tribute Music Awards’ Official Elvis Show and No.1 Male Tribute, this is the ultimate experience for any Elvis fan!
Tickets £26.50, Concessions £24.50

90s Party Night – Sat 12 May
Hot off the heels of the phenomenally successful 80s Party Nights, The Cresset brings you their first ever 90s Party Night! Recalling the era of Britpop and boy bands, this fabulously fun disco brings you all the biggest tunes from when grunge and girl power ruled the charts.
Tickets £5.00 advance, £6.00 on the door

David Baddiel: My Family (Not the Sitcom) – Thu 17 May
David Baddiel takes his Olivier-nominated one-man show to theatres nationwide – a show about memory, infidelity, dysfunctional relatives, golf, and gay cats. A massively disrespectful celebration of the lives of David’s late sex-mad mother and dementia-ridden father.
Tickets £27.00

The Illegal Eagles – Fri 18 May
The World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute, The Illegal Eagles, return in 2018 for another outstanding show; promising more of their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail, incredible showmanship and unmatched mastery of the Eagles’ distinctive sound.
Tickets £25.00, Concessions £24.00

Swan Lake by Vienna Festival Ballet – Thu 24 May
One of the best known love stories, performed by the ever popular Vienna Festival Ballet. Lavish costumes, stunning scenery, international stars and glorious music from Tchaikovsky make this an enchanting evening not to be missed.
Tickets £24.50, 60+ £22.00, U16s £18.00

Comedy Club – Fri 25 May
The Cresset’s monthly Comedy Club is always a rich treasure trove of comedy gold and undiscovered talent, and May’s edition of Peterborough’s longest running comedy club is no exception.
Tickets £13.00 advance, £15.00 on the door

The Little Mix Show – Sun 27 May
Suitable for kids, tweens, teens and adults alike, The Little Mix Show brings the full pop concert experience to The Cresset, with fully live vocals and professional choreography. Dance and scream to a packed-out playlist featuring all of Little Mix’s biggest hits!
Tickets £16.50, Concessions£13.50, Family Ticket £54.00

An Audience With Anfield Legends – Wed 30 May
Hosted by Ian Ridley and starring John Barnes, Jan Molby and Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock, An Audience With Anfield Legends is the ultimate evening of football-themed entertainment. Sit back and enjoy the banter!
Tickets £31.50, Concessions £30.00


Urban Dance Academy – Sun 3 Jun
Urban Dance Academy is proud to present their annual showcase which brings together over 200 students from four UDA venues. This show will feature various street dance styles plus special guest performances from ex-students now working professionally in the industry.
Tickets £12.00, Concessions £10.00

Royal Air Force in Concert – Sat 9 Jun
Join an evening of uplifting musical performances from the Central Band of the RAF, Peterborough Voices, the Peterborough Male Voice Choir and the Peterborough Youth Choir to commemorate the centenary of the RAF.
Tickets £20.00, First Tier Tickets £23.00

Primary Dance Fest: Wish Upon A Star – Wed 13 & Thu 14 Jun
Over 20 local primary schools will take part in this fantastic dance showcase – the theme for this event is Wish Upon A Star, with stunning dance routines choreographed to some of the best known and best loved music from all your favourite Disney films.
Tickets £8.50, Concessions £6.50

UK Pink Floyd Experience – Fri 15 Jun
The UK Pink Floyd Experience make a welcome return to The Cresset in 2018 to recreate the sights and sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd in concert. Enjoy an electrifying evening of back-to-back iconic Pink Floyd tracks with new video projections and an even bigger light show!
Tickets £24.50

Wildcats Live 2018: 10th Anniversary Performance – Sat 16 & Sun 17 Jun
Wildcats Theatre School are celebrating their 10th Anniversary with this spectacular show. With performances from across the local area, this will be a celebration of everything Wildcats from over the past decade.
Tickets £14.50, Concessions £13.00

Grumpy Old Women – Wed 20 Jun
With the world in a bigger mess than ever before, the mistresses of grump – Jenny Éclair, Dillie Keane and Lizzie Roper – have been tempted out of their glorious retirement and are back at The Cresset for 90 minutes of full-fat, batteries included comedy.
Tickets £26.50

The Carpenters Story – Fri 22 Jun
This highly acclaimed concert-style production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular recreation of The Carpenters’ timeless repertoire of music. Classic Carpenters hits are brought to life by the outstanding vocal talents of Claire Furley and Phil Aldridge.
Tickets £24.00, Concessions £23.00

Summer Nights: Beach Party Night – Fri 29 Jun
Celebrate summer and make the most of the longest days of the year at The Cresset’s Summer Nights Beach Party, celebrating 40 years of the iconic film Grease. Featuring the very best in feel-good tunes from decades of long hot summers.
Tickets £5.00 advance, £6.00 on the door

Comedy Club – Fri 29 Jun
Another night of solid gags and side-splitting comedy awaits in June’s edition of The Cresset’s Comedy Club – giving up-and-coming comedians their time in the spotlight since 1998! This is the last chance to see the potential next big thing before they head off to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Tickets £13.00 advance, £15.00 on the door

For more information on these and other events and to book tickets, visit:

The Cresset
Peterborough PE3 8DX
01733 265705

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